Church for Men 12: Paradise Outfitter

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[display_podcast] From David Murrow, author of the bestselling book, Why Men Hate Going to Church.What happens when you put an archery range inside an abandoned grocery store and call it a church? Brandon Smith started a church in Oak Grove, MO – 30 minutes east of downtown Kansas City. In the past five years, his church – Paradise Outfitter Ministries – has grown from 15 to more than 500 weekly attendees. They’ve had to expand to four weekly services in order to accommodate the crush of ne … [Read more...]

To The Churches 21: God Is On the Move – in Paris, France – Part 2

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God is on the move in Paris, France.  In the is week’s video podcast, I sit down with my good friend and missionary Joe Schlie.Joe is an American who has been living in Paris and doing full-time ministry for ten years with his wife and three children.  He’s the City Leader for Agape France Ministries.  For more information about the ministry, check out www.agapeparis.org.First off, Joe offers a little “insiders tip” for American tourists visiting France.  There’s a gorgeous park just sout … [Read more...]

Church For Men: Church Growth – It’s All About the Pastor

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[display_podcast]Common story: First Church gets a new minister – Pastor Joe. He’s not a very good communicator. People start leaving. Within two years attendance has dropped by half. Giving is down by a third. First Church descends into a malaise. Eventually Pastor Joe is fired and the search for his replacement begins.A year later First Church hires a new minister – Pastor Daniel. He’s a great communicator. The church immediately starts growing. Happy days are here again. People love Pa … [Read more...]

Loving God With All Your Mind, Part 2 with JP Moreland

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To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgChristianity is at odds with Post Modernism and Scientific Naturalism, and there are fundamental differences between them.  Because, while these other two worldviews don’t agree on a lot, they do agree that there is no such thing as a non-scientific knowledge of reality.Therefore, what they assume is that when you are dealing with science, the concepts of right and wrong become evident.  There is no guesswork, o … [Read more...]

Church For Men: Can A Man Love God but Hate Going to Church?

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[display_podcast]I’m noticing a growing trend – Christian men quietly admitting they do not like going to church.More than half of the committed Christian men I talk to, when asked, will tell me they do not like churchgoing.They come to me after I speak. They admit their dissatisfaction in hushed tones.They love God – but hate going to church.These are not malcontents who’d rather be golfing on Sunday. These are the good guys. Guys who’ve left much behind to follow Jesus. Guys … [Read more...]

Church for Men 11: Glen Dry of Sportsman’s Church

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[display_podcast]Imagine a church that meets outdoors. Rain or shine. Next to a fishing hole. Around a campfire. There’s no shortage of men in this church. In fact, guys come early to go fishing – and stay late to talk around the fire.Sound like a little bit of heaven? It’s called The Sportsman’s Church, and it meets every Sunday night in Victoria, Texas, 125 miles southwest of Houston.Bring your bible – and your fishing pole.The founder of Sportsman’s church is Glen Dry. He was w … [Read more...]


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