Small group

What Forgiveness Is and Is Not

Romans 12:14-19Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them…. Live in harmony with one another… Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to … Read more

Why Men Can’t Let “It” Go

Why Men Can’t Let “It” Go What is your “it”? The person/thing that you cannot let go of, move on from, forgive, or just leave unresolved? Big thing? Big person? Deeply personal & painful (e.g. parental betrayal, family disown, divorce, business gutting, church hurt, friend rejection?) 1.    We have always lived our life in the … Read more

Worship for Men

Worship for Men   5 Worship Myths Worship is for Christians. Worship starts and stops. Worship happens in church. Worship is only a genre of music. Worship is for women and children, but not real men.   What is Non-Christian Worship? Romans 1:25 “they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and … Read more

Real Men: Pray Like Men

Romans 12:12 be constant in prayer. Ephesians 6:18 praying at all times in the Spirit Colossians 4:12 Continue steadfastly in prayer 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing Prayer is a lightning rod for the angry man At the family homestead w/my grandma as a boy Prayer is a release valve for the pressured man Hot … Read more

Real Men: Fathers in the Faith

Fathers in the Faith Romans 4:9, 11-12 faith was counted to Abraham as righteousness…The purpose was to make him the father of all who believe without being circumcised, so that righteousness would be counted to them as well, and to make him the father of the circumcised who are not merely circumcised but who also … Read more