“Church is . . . boring, full of hypocrites, greedy, etc.” You’ve heard the excuses, now read the reasons why institutional Christianity leaves countless men cold. Arguing that many churches create a man-hostile environment, Murrow offers detailed explanations of resulting male/female imbalances. Discover how to meet the real needs of men—and close your congregational gender gap!
Prevent pew-complacency with this great discipling guide for guys! Offering a tried-and-true blueprint for a thriving men’s ministry, it features true stories about real people and churches, covering topics such as leadership; connecting with your pastor; capturing and keeping momentum; and much more. Includes discussion questions, sample vision statements, and helpful appendixes. 224 pages, hardcover from Moody.
Help the men in your congregation become what God wants them to be by mobilizing a powerful men’s ministry. Sonderman shows you how! A full-time men’s pastor, he gives you the nuts and bolts for assembling an on-fire program. Learn to plan strategically, build effective leadership, develop healthy small groups, and expand missions and outreach. 240 pages, softcover from Bethany.
The National Coalition of Men’s Ministries is a partnership of over 75 ministries from over 30 denominations that represent more than half the churches in North America. Members of the coalition – experienced national leaders and pastors – have written this hands-on resource guide to assist local churches and denominations as they seek to both initiate and implement healthy ministries for men. This is a comprehensive and practical ministry resource with 26 chapters that show how to plan, organize, and lead an effective ministry with men. Chapters include worksheets, charts, and checklists that can be photocopied.
In As Iron Sharpens Iron, respected authors Howard and Bill Hendricks show that the most dramatic spiritual and personal growth often happens through the influence of a mentor. Rooted in biblical principles, this book is both a profound and practical guide to mentoring relationships for men.
Dare to be the man God created you to be—passionate, adventurous, and free! In this provocative look at Christian manhood, Eldredge challenges you to actively pursue the dreams God has given you. Encouragement for every man who wants to walk the road least taken—and important insights for the woman who loves him! 224 pages, hardcover from Nelson.
Dare to be the man God created you to be! In eight provocative lessons on authentic masculinity, John Eldredge challenges you to abandon passivity and actively pursue your God-given dreams. Encouragement for men to walk the road least taken—and important insights for the women who love them! Includes one copy of the book, facilitator’s guide, field manual workbook, media kit, and three DVDs.
Developed after years of research, Canfield explores parental role-modeling from a biblical worldview. Encouraging dads to teach their children to “out think, out life and out love the rest of the world,” Dr. Canfield shares invaluable spiritual insight from his extensive ministry.
Men, discover the real desires of your wife’s heart and learn how to faithfully fulfill them! Through candid reflections on their own marriages, the authors apply solid, time-tested biblical wisdom and down-to-earth applications to dispel misconceptions that can lead to strife in relationships—including exercising “authority” and being “submissive.” Includes discussion guide. 240 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.
The closer a husband is to God, the closer he will grow to his wife. That’s why it’s so vital for husbands to pursue God’s heart. Husbands will find their marriages growing richer and deeper as they discover how to: win a wife’s heart through loving leadership; enjoy better communication through careful listening; build a happier home through wise guidance; encourage the family’s spiritual growth by example; excel at a career without sacrificing family priorities. Jim George addresses 12 areas of a husband’s life, providing men with powerful and practical applications for becoming husbands after God’s own heart. Includes a helpful study guide.