Mixed Martial Arts is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. The capital of MMA is Las Vegas, where Joshua Boyd has founded Fight Church, an outreach community to fighters and their loved ones.
There’s a deeper reason men of this generation are so strongly drawn to superheroes. Every man longs to be a hero himself – but today’s society offers men very few opportunities for heroic behavior. And unfortunately the church is one of the places men feel particularly un-heroic.
What happens when a small-town church focuses on men? Read this letter from Billie Keller, a woman who serves as administrator of New Beginnings Community Church, a Free Methodist congregation in upstate New York.
Men are suffering. They’re confused about their roles and their futures. What a perfect opportunity for the church to step forward and offer help.
March 8-10 I attended a men’s event that was built from the ground up with guys in mind. It was unlike any men’s conference I’d ever attended.
How did a woman pastor end up with a church full of active, enthusiastic men?
Grace United Methodist Church was a traditional, graying church. A few years ago the pastor read Why Men Hate Going to Church, and began making a series of subtle changes to make the church more inviting to men. Watch this video to see Grace UMC’s transformation into a church that’s growing in numbers and in mission.…
We follow the same script as Sunday morning – sing songs and listen to a speaker – only we do a lot more of it. Why give up your entire weekend and pay $125 when you can just go to church on Sunday and get the same experience for free?
He got up from his chair, shrugged his shoulders and said, “I can’t become a Christian. I kill people for a living.”
Young men are doing 180s – on their skateboards, and in their spiritual lives.