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Builidng a men's ministry that minister's to men

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A presentation targeted at the men who lead men's ministries on the local church level. Presents a five-step process of establishing a viable and effective outreach to men.

A presentation targeted at the men who lead men's ministries on the local church level. Presents a five-step process of establishing a viable and effective outreach to men.

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  • 1. This presentation may not be reproduced, redistributed, or copied in any format – electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or any other means without the expressed written consent of the author. Donald F. Williams 5630 The Prophets Pass Fort Wayne, IN 46845 dfwilliams1162@frontier.com All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the Holy Bible: New International Version®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 2. Building a Men’s Ministry that Ministers to Men
  • 3. Fruitful ministry to men begins with a commitment to build men not to build a men’s ministry.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 4. Begin by Building Relationships Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 5. The Foundation Stones Virtues Practices Beliefs Experiences RelationshipsCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 6. Mark 3:13-14 (NIV) Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve—designating them apostles—that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preachCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 7. Relationship Principles  Pray for those of a kindred spirit, (Lk. 6:12)  The call to “be with” precedes the call “to do”  Observe the “heart” principle – “Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart,” (1 Sam. 16:7).  Guard your motivesCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 8. Exercise  List the names of three men with whom you believe God may be asking you to develop a deeper relationship.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 9. Understand the Needs of Your Men Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 10. 1 Chronicles 12:32 (NIV) [the] men of Issachar understood the times and knew what Israel should doCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 11. Top Needs of Men in General  A personal introduction to the Father by a man who genuinely knows God  A place to see firsthand what it means to be a Christian man  A model of what a godly it means to be a godly man at home, in the workplace, and in the community  A man who will walk beside him and take an active, affirming interest in his lifeCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 12. Top Needs of Men in General  A place to discuss uniquely male issues biblical perspective, particularly male sexuality  A safe place to reveal and battle the hidden demons that plague his life  A cause or vision that his bigger than him to which he can give his lifeCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 13. Exercise  Get with 2-3 other men, preferably from your church, and begin to develop a list of the specific needs of men in your area.  http://www.boldpath.org/mensurvey.htmlCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 14. Intentionally Design Your Ministry Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 15. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 16. 1Chronicles 28:12 (NIV) He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mindCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 17. Seven Relational Pillars Integrity Brothers Mentors Church Family World GodCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 18. The Foundation Stones Virtues Practices Truths Experiences RelationshipsCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 19. Lead by Example Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 20. 1 Corinthians 11:1 (NIV) Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 21. 1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NIV) We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 22. One of the greatest needs of men today is a firsthand experience of genuine Christian living in a male context.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 23. Pyramid Principle of Influence Pyramid of Leadership Influence Principle: the Space of greater the Personal influence you Freedom exert, the more restricted your exercise of personal freedoms must become.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 24. Develop Leaders Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 25. 2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV) And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 26. Leadership Development Process Do It For Them Release Do It Them With to Do It Them Debrief Let with Them Them Do ItCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  • 27. The success of your ministry will not be measured by its seating capacity but by its sending capacity.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams