Effective Men's Ministry: The Indispensable Toolkit for Your Church

Paperback | August 5, 2001

EditorPhil Downer

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Developing and fine-tuning a thriving men’s ministry takes perseverance, but it will pay huge dividends in the health of your church and its families. Effective Men’s Ministry gives you the tools you need to start smart and stay strong. Here is information you can really use—right away and in years to come.

Created by the National Coalition of Ministry to Men, this comprehensive handbook takes you through the five stages of building a powerful, life-changing men’s ministry in your church. Prominent pastors and men’s leaders such as Pat Morley, Ed Cole, Haman Cross, Phil Downer, Steven Farrar, Jack Hayford, and Willie Richardson share their knowledge and experience. Here is your indispensable toolkit for bringing men together and helping them bond in purpose, heart, and spirit. It includes worksheets, exercises, and sidebars.

Some of the twenty-six topics covered are: Getting Things Right—the First Time; The Pastor’s Role; Building a Leadership Team; Upside-Down Leadership; Getting Men to Jesus; Teaching Men to Pray; Encouraging Vital Relationships; Working with Men Who Fail; Men of All Colors—Unity in Diversity; Becoming Irresistible Husbands; Fathers and Sons; Successful Men’s Retreats.

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Developing and fine-tuning a thriving men’s ministry takes perseverance, but it will pay huge dividends in the health of your church and its families. Effective Men’s Ministry gives you the tools you need to start smart and stay strong. Here is information you can really use—right away and in years to come.Created by the National Coali...

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Developing and fine-tuning a thriving men's ministry takes perseverance, but it will pay huge dividends in the health of your church and its families. Effective Men's Ministry gives you the tools you need to start smart and stay strong. Here is information you can really use--right away and in years to come. Created by the National Co...

Phil Downer (J.D. Emory University School of Law) is the president of Discipleship Network of America (DNA), former president of Christian Business Men's Committee of USA (CBMC), and author or coauthor of several books, serves as editor for Effective Men's Ministry.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:August 5, 2001Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310236363

ISBN - 13:9780310236368

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book on Men's Ministry Great resource for Pastors and Men in Church Leadership! It is a great book for instructions on how to do Men's Ministry. I recommend for all Christian Men that wants to serve in leadership.
Date published: 2013-12-12

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Table of Contents

C O N T E N T SAcknowledgments 7Building the Lives of Men 9Pat MorleyPart One Developing the Plan1. Modern Man in Contemporary Culture 15 Dan Erickson and Dan Schaffer2. What Is Men's Ministry? 25 Steve Sonderman3. Vision That Drives Ministry 36 Vince D'Acchioli4. Getting Things Right---the First Time 46 Gary G. Bateman5. The Pastor's Role 56 Jack HayfordPart Two Preparing the Ground6. Building a Leadership Team 69 Chip MacGregor7. Organizing Your Men's Ministry 78 Steve Sonderman8. Purposeful Planning, Effective Implementation 89 Steve Sonderman9. Upside-Down Leadership 98 Stacy T. Rinehart10. Foundations of Christian Leadership 107 Chuck Stecker11. The Mark of Leadership 116 Dan SchafferPart Three Laying the Foundation12. Getting Men to Jesus 125 Gordon England13. Teaching Men to Pray 133 Dale Schlafer14. Learning to Worship 142 Rick Kingham15. Encouraging Vital Relationships 149 Geoff Gorsuch16. Overcoming Prejudice 157 Robert SenaPart Four Building the Framework17. Transforming Your Men's Ministry 165 Rod Cooper18. Becoming a Spiritual Parent 175 Phil Downer19. Working with Men Who Fail 182 Steve Farrar20. Men of All Colors: Unity in Diversity 190 Haman Cross and Thomas Fritz21. From Success to Significance 199 Phil Downer with Chip MacGregorPart Five Creating the Structure22. Training Men for Significance 209 Chuck Brewster23. Becoming Irresistible Husbands 215 Ed Cole24. Fathers and Sons 221 Steve Farrar25. Life-Changing Short-Term Missions 227 Warren Hardig26. Successful Men's Retreats 236 Larry KreiderDoing Together What We Can't Do Apart 245 Willie RichardsonContributors 248