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1 Men’s Rooms - for Men? Beyond Bass, Birds, & Boats MenofAIM.org

2 Men’s Rooms - for Men? Your church DOES have a “MAN CODE” consisting of EVERY message you share at or by your church. –Verbal or Non-verbal –Direct or Indirect –Intentional or Unintentional We regularly teach children and youth through object lessons or stories - interests they easily relate to. Most men’s rooms decorated by women, perhaps with a gentle nod to masculinity by outdoor images. Why not use the room MOST dedicated to men, as a tool to teach Scripture, by connecting the Word of God to another effective teaching tool…

3 Men’s Rooms - for Men? MOVIES popular with men - connected to Scripture. Include props from film - not “just” posters. 4 Examples follow - A GREAT resource for more ideas is Rough Cut Men – roughcutmen.org on their Facebook page (/roughcutmen) Consider partnering with us to bring Rough Cut Men to town for a Men’s Conference! MenofAIM.org MenofAIM.org/movies roughcutmen.org

4 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. Galatians 2:20 (NKJV) Every man dies, not every man truly lives.

5 He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.Ecclesiastes 3:11 WHAT WE DO IN LIFE ECHOES IN ETERNITY

6 When a willing victim who has committed no wrong, offers himself in a traitor’s stead, the stone table will crack, and death itself will go backwards. Movie quote added using an overhead transparency. (remember those?) God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.2 Corinthians 5:21

7 This task was appointed to you, and if you do not find a way, no one will. Even the smallest person can change the course of the future Again, movie quote added with transparency. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10

8 Men’s Rooms - for Men? Have fun with it! Work with your church leaders for what is acceptable regarding movie choices, quotes, or Scripture selection. Don’t allow this room to be divisive. –Growing selection of Christian films to choose from if needed to avoid major conflict over content or ratings. –Check Ebay for posters, props. –The women of the church may have 20-40% off coupons for area art stores for the frames. If not a permanent restroom change, how about a men’s night or retreat weekend? –Individual s or small groups may be willing to cover the cost of an individual poster/prop set up. (~$50-60)

9 Men’s Rooms - for Men? We’d love to see your results! Send “Before/After” shots to (Let us know if we may share them.) THANKS! MenofAIM.org MenofAIM.org/movies Ready-to-print Scripture from examples shown available from…


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