SynopsisTranscriptDownloadsSynopsis The Big Idea: Discipleship is one man caring enough about another man to help him build a relationship with God, a worldview that’s biblical, and a lifestyle worthy of Christ. Let’s presuppose that, like Peter, James, John, Paul, Timothy and others, you’re a true believer that making disciples is the main work of a [...]
The challenge in the previous message, “How a Cup of Coffee Can Change the World”, was to begin the process of engaging another man in conversation and begin to get to know him.
Great. Now what?
Introducing the Next Step Triple Threat. Like the great “Read Option” offense that Tim Tebow ran as a Heisman-winning college quarterback, the Next Step Triple Threat gives you three options to pick from to continue to grow an intentional spiritual friendship with another man.
The Big Idea: Jesus called us to go, not to wait and see if they come to us.
In the previous two messages, we’ve been given several ways to get involved in a man’s life and help him move forward in his walk with Christ. But anyone who has ever tried to help another person knows that it almost inevitably leads to disappointment. What do we do when we want men to grow more than they want to grow? And where does the disappointment really come from?
SynopsisTranscriptDownloadsSynopsis The Big Idea: Just help a man go as far as he wants to go toward Jesus at that moment. We’ve been learning that reaching men is pretty much doing what we do every day, but with a view to building intentional spiritual friendships. So let’s say you’ve had that cup of coffee, helped [...]
The Big Idea: An intentional spiritual friendship is built over time. It’s a relationship, not a transaction.
So how exactly do men develop relationships? We tend to bond in shared experiences (verses shared conversations), and there’s a definite progression. You can see it in the way that Jesus built a seemingly random group of strangers into a band of brothers ready to die for their cause. It’s been an amazing few weeks of learning how we can engage men in discipleship! You’ll gain some new insights and tools tomorrow as we look at God’s Word together and see how Jesus himself built intentional spiritual friendships.
SynopsisTranscriptDownloadsSynopsis The Big Idea: A real man invests in his church, then helps other men do so as well. Many men today consider church to be optional or a low-priority item on their list. But after you connect with a man who wants to grow in Christ, the reality is that it will be impossible [...]
SynopsisTranscriptDownloadsSynopsis The Big Idea: It takes a man to teach a man to be a man. Men are often frustrated because they know "what" needs to be done, but not "how" to do it. That's why in this series we focused on proven, easy-to-execute ideas to reach other men. And it's working! You guys have [...]