Decorate your church with men in mind

Stag

The typical church is decorated grandma-style: Quilted banners and silk flower arrangements adorn church lobbies. More quilts, banners, and ribbons cover the sanctuary walls, complemented with fresh flowers on the altar, a lace doily on the Communion table, and boxes of Kleenex under every pew. Hallways are covered with handmade signs, photo collages, or school-type bulletin boards that suggest a kindergarten classroom. [Read more...]

Why churches are stage-driven

Stage Driven

Most churches program a series of low-risk, stage-driven activities such as worship services, classes and seminars. These allow people to learn about their faith without actually practicing it. [Read more...]

Church builds on a military model

ArmyBoots

It’s led by a general, not a bishop. New members must sign a declaration of faith and practice known as Articles of War. And each member is referred to as a soldier. Sounds like some weird cult, doesn’t it? So what’s the name of this unusual church? [Read more...]

Archery-based church targets men

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What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church? [Read more...]

Black Friday special: free DVDs until Thanksgiving

Free DVD

This DVD has been used by thousands of church leaders around the world. It’s a wake up call that helps congregations realize why it’s so important to reach more men and boys. [Read more...]

Is muscular Christianity the problem – or the solution?

Strong Guy

Are we seeing character flaws in individual men – or does something unhealthy surface when churches place too much emphasis on reaching guys? [Read more...]

Between Boredom and Blood

Lenin

Christians live in the tension between these two poles. We long for the freedom and adventure that comes with following the Lion of Judah. Yet we continually try to tame this lion by creating stable, predictable church and devotional lives. [Read more...]


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