Black church triples in size by focusing on men

David Porter

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. [Read more...]

The church I would plant (part 3)

Chain

Men’s League is an extremely simple, lightweight church-planting model that focuses like a laser on the development of men within small teams. In this post, I’ll answer some questions and discuss a few advantages to the approach, which comes straight out of the Gospel of Luke. [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...]

How men became scary

OldManYoungBoy

There was a time when it was considered normal for men to interact with children they did not know in public settings. Today we’d see such a man as a potential pedophile or pervert. How did men become scary? [Read more...]

Marriage will be ruled unconstitutional

WhenMarriageUnconstitutional

There’s a growing movement in our country to scrap marriage altogether, or to privatize the institution – allowing couples to draft legal contracts that specify the terms of their unions. How will the church and its men respond? [Read more...]

Why holiday services bore men to death

Bored Man

The typical Christmas/Easter/Mother’s Day lineup all but guarantees that men will find nothing compelling during their visit to church. Holiday worship services reinforce the male belief that Christianity is for women and children. [Read more...]

We need a national conversation on spanking

ANGRY BOY

Some 90% of parents spank their kids – yet they are given absolutely no instruction on what constitutes a healthy spanking, because the experts tell us there’s no such thing. [Read more...]


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