I am starting a men's small group for my church in the next couple of weeks. I was wondering if any one has a good idea for a bible study for men. There will probably be 6-10 guys involved.

Views: 233

Replies to This Discussion

Men's Fraternity
Wild at Heart

I hate video series... but not these. They will inspire.
A church we used to go to did the Wild at Heart for a weekend retreat. It was decent. WAH is supposed to bring the "real man" in you (hunter/gatherer/protector) and lessen the softer (read: feminized) man that is prevalent in today's society.

I have an audio series called "The Man and His Home" that is 6 teachings. No books, but you really don't need them. A group that was visiting our college was passing out free stuff and this looked of interest. The titles are: "The Father is a Priest", "The Father is Teacher", "The Father is an Elder", "The Father is a Gentle Man", and ""The Father is a Loving Savior." It's a really good "reminder" series on what we *should* be in our homes. The pastor (Pastor Denny of ??) that leads it could have taken it much more in-depth and done more roles. I've already converted these to MP3 for my own use. I would be more than happy to toss them on my web server for anyone to download. The sizes range from 38-60MB. Listen, take notes, create an outline, and then take it from there (even if you don't use the recordings for the group).

Honestly, I'd say do/create the "Man in His Home", or something similar, and THEN follow up with one of the Eldridge series'.

Q: Besides the roles listed from the series titles I listed, what other roles could you add that are biblically-based?
A: King/Ruler, Servant, Builder...
I just googled "The Man and His Home" and "Father is a Priest" and got... this page. Googling "The Man and His Home" gave me too many URL's. Can you post an author's name or some other information, or (as you suggested) the files? I would like to give them a listen.

Thanks--
Hi Michael,
Do you have a particular direction that you wanted to go with this group? One interesting series that I have done before I based on the books called "Men of Character"...it kind of takes you through the lives of the great Men of Faith, like Joshua, Moses, Elijah and so on...
What a blessing really, there are so many topics to choose from, so I wonder if a Bible Study is really what God has in store for this group? Will this be apart fro the actual study you church in already in? Could there be another reason why this group is forming? I will keep you all in mind. Good luck.
Our men's ministry is growing rapidly right now. We have over 300 men on most Wednesday nights. We are trying to connect men so they don't feel anonymous and are trying to build accountability. That is why we are starting the small groups. The study does not need to be related to what the rest of the church is doing right now.
"Don't Waste Your Life" by John Piper. He actually has it set up to do a group study, complete with segmented DVD divided into lessons and workbook. Excellent study.
Hey guys,
Thanks for all the suggestions. I will be looking through them this weekend and meeting with my pastor on Tuesday.

Thanks for your help. I will keep you posted.

RSS

Latest Activity

Eric W replied to Eric W's discussion Gilets, Bodywarmers & Down Vests
"Ah thanks, yeah I think this is a better look. Sounds like you dress classier than I do haha I don't put in very much effort. I really wanna try the casual shirt and puffy vest look, not sure what shirt to get though..."
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Shane's discussion World's Best Can Opener
1 hour ago
Jim Kart replied to Jim Kart's discussion Newbie from Fl.
"Thanks guys for the warm welcome!"
1 hour ago
Pale Horse replied to Nick H's discussion Has AOM jumped the shark or is it's just cyclical in the group The Great Debate
"How do we summon Brett? Draw a pentagram with mustache wax?"
2 hours ago
manInTheMaking replied to Shane's discussion World's Best Can Opener
"a herring"
3 hours ago
Sir replied to Nick H's discussion Has AOM jumped the shark or is it's just cyclical in the group The Great Debate
"IDK.  Liam and I are commonly urged not to intervene too much.  I'd rather leave this to Brett.  "
4 hours ago
manInTheMaking replied to Way2Good's discussion Sexual confusion
"Hormones may dictate how you feel but your brain is what dictates what you do with those feelings.  Having more or less levels of a hormone in your system may make you feel more or less passionate about whatever it is you are…"
4 hours ago
manInTheMaking replied to Nick H's discussion Has AOM jumped the shark or is it's just cyclical in the group The Great Debate
"Sir I haven't logged on in maybe 6 months.  Honestly last few times I was on here I felt like I was being trolled by sexual predators with the private message popups and such.  I dont take issue with homosexuality but its not my bag…"
5 hours ago

© 2017   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service