Every man has a masculinity bank

By David Murrow on March 30, 2016

The need to be manly is universal and buried deep – the product of a thousand generations of conditioning. Manliness not something a man does; it’s a vital part of who he is.

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Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 1 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 10, 2016

I’m going to use my next three blog entries to lay out a plan for a different kind of men’s retreat. This week we’ll look at how we might call and organize men into teams before the retreat takes place.

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Fight church serves MMA community (video)

By David Murrow on June 23, 2015

Are MMA and Christianity compatible? Watch this video before you decide.

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Black church triples in size by focusing on men

By David Murrow on June 18, 2015

In the past five years the church has exploded. Instead of five reliable men, Kirkland now has about 50. Overall attendance has more than tripled – from a low of 50 to an average of 175 on a given weekend. Giving is up. Mission work is up. The church is growing so rapidly there are plans to expand the facility.

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It’s time to redesign the men’s retreat

By David Murrow on May 26, 2015

It’s time to re-design the men’s retreat. If it’s just another church service with some intermural basketball, men won’t come. If you’re asking men to give up a weekend you’d better offer a mind-blowing experience that’s different than what they already get at church.

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Archery-based church targets men

By David Murrow on December 16, 2014

What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church?

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Does your pastor fear men?

By David Murrow on October 1, 2014

“I had chosen a career that kept me away from manly things altogether. Eighty percent of my daily interactions were with women—and I liked it that way. In those rare instances when I had to deal with men, there was usually a woman present, which kept me safe.”

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Men, church and the NFL’s “Fail Mary” moment

By David Murrow on September 4, 2014

The replacement refs infuriated men with their inconsistent play calling. The same dynamic sours men on the local church.

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