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1 Manly Tools For Faith Sharing

2 I am: Mr. Rich Cohrs Born Rich Handsome came later

3 I am: Mr. Rich Cohrs Cohrs Dad didnt know how to spell!

4 PART 1: WHY MEN? Tools to Share the Gospel

5 The Issues Declining number of church members Increasing average age Lack of committed younger men

6 Its a Dad Thing If father does not attend church – Odds are 50% that his children will NOT If father does attend church – Increases to 66-75% that his children WILL

7 Its a Dad Thing Children with involved, caring fathers are more likely to be – Emotionally secure – Confident – Better at social interaction – Less depressed – Better behaved – Healthy and happy Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, U.S. Children's Bureau Rosenberg, Jeffrey., Wilcox, W. Bradford., 2006

8 Its a God Thing

9 How We Doing? The typical U.S. Congregation: – 39% male

10 PART 2: TOOLS Tools to Share the Gospel

11 Basic Tool Bible Study

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13 The Impact Cancer Story

14 Other Tools Facebook

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16 Using Personal – Posts about Family Values Prayer requests Celebrations Relationship building – Friends – Reach beyond the circle

17 DO Post once or twice a day Listen Be respectful Substantial Expand your circle Share – Events – News – Prayers DO NOT Post so much people are bored In your face Rude Trivial Circle the wagons Share – Routine – TMI – Sarcasms Using

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19 Timeline Your Faith Journey Hand of God – God guiding you Significant events – Video, Pictures Be genuine Not just Church events --Scott Santee (GlobalSmartFilmNetwork.com/blog.php)

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22 Get On-line credit to be cashed in for Off- line capital – Kem Meyer

23 Other Tools Facebook BLOG

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25 Using Blogs To give Opinions Reactions Information Position Teaching Witness

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28 Social Media Advantage

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31 Other Tools Facebook BLOG Situations

32 Situational Witnessing Situational Opportunities include: engagement or wedding. pregnancy or birth. divorce. unemployment. retirement. sickness. death. In each unique scenario, how could you build a bridge to faith?

33 Other Tools Facebook BLOG Situations Man Card

34 Individual Tools Golf balls Shirts Hats

35 THE POWER OF A GROUP Tools to Share the Gospel

36 Organized for Outreach 1.Identify core group of men 2.Organize 3.First Meeting 4.Off and running

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39 Groups Engaged in Outreach Peak Challenge King of Kings, Omaha NE – climb mountains

40 Groups Engaged in Outreach Dinner at Hope Lodge Stevens Point, WS – serve meal for cancer patients

41 Groups Engaged in Outreach Soldiers of the Cross Retreat Lutheran Island Camp, MN – mens weekend

42 Groups Engaged in Outreach Skeet Shoot Faith Lutheran, Hopkinsville, KY – skeet shoot

43 Groups Engaged in Outreach Tree Cutting Child of God, St. Peters, MO – Service event

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45 Thank You


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