Men Empowered
Leader: Stanley Cofer

Men Ministry

Scripture Theme
Luke 22:30-32 (King James Version) 31And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: 32But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
Purpose
To seek to fulfill Jesus’ mission by encouraging Men with a sense of belonging to God and each other, enabling Men in becoming all they are to be in Christ, and EMPOWERING men that after I get ME together to not forget to go back & bless other men with the love, grace, and truth of Jesus Christ .
 
Goals
Spiritual
We endeavor to teach the Word of God as it applies to men. We will apply biblical truths that will teach men how to seek first the kingdom of God and apply spiritual truths to every aspect of their lives. 
 Learning how to put God First in Your Life 
 How to walk in Integrity before God & man 
 Practical Holiness 
 Sexual Purity 
 Learning How to Forgive the Past 
 Learning Obedience through what we Suffer
 
Family
In the family segment, we shall instruct our men on the heart of God concerning the human family. We will use biblical concepts to show our responsibility as men to love our wives as Christ loves the church, and to raise our children in an effective, godly manner. We will focus primarily on the example set in Scripture and on proven modern day examples to give inspiration.
 Establishing Godly Priorities:
God First
Spouse/Children
Ministry
Secular Job
 Family Constitution 
 Marriage 
 Fathering 
 Family Finances: Communication & Conflict 
 Conflict Resolution 
Education
Under this particular component, we want to motivate & stimulate our men thinking to Pursue higher levels of education, regardless of their current standing. This can be done by inviting people of higher education to challenge our men to pursue higher learning. This will also give our men valuable connections with outside institutions.
 G.E.D.  & High School Diploma Classes 
 Correspondence Courses  
 Computer Classes
 Tutoring
 
Business
We will Encourage  & Empower Men in our congregation with tools and knowledge to develop and pursue Their dreams & business ventures. 
 
Health & Nutrition
There is a tremendous need of the men in our congregation to address multiple health issues that face our society today. We can utilize this time with the men to educate, challenge, & encourage them to be more health conscious.
 HIV & AIDS Testing 
 Diabetes/Hypertension 
 Prostate Screening 
 Balancing your Diet & Exercise 
 Dealing with Obesity 
 Healthy Cooking