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Save the date:

April 12th - 14th

See below for details!

Men’s Ministry

The Men’s Ministry at Community Church is focused on making disciples of Jesus Christ who are committed to the mission of making other disciples. Our goal is to implement the Discipleship Pathway specifically for men.

Key Verses

“Follow me and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17

Men's Ministry and the Discipleship Pathway

ENCOUNTER: Men lead their wife and family by participating in corporate worship. We do not plan to offer any special men’s activities on Sunday morning but we encourage men to attend a GPS Ministry event and learn how and where to use their spiritual gifts, talents and passions to serve the body of Christ.

CONNECT: We will hold four larger gatherings of men each year to provide men an opportunity to connect with other men. These CONNECT events are designed for men to have a lot of fun while forming smaller groups that Grow and Multiply.

GROW: Men are encouraged to be in a small group. That could be with their wife in a Community Group, or in one of the men’s groups. We currently have two men's groups and are planning to start a third:

- Joshua’s Men: meets every Saturday at the church office from 7-8:30am to study the Bible, pray, and fellowship with one another. Currently we are doing a Bible study of the book of Galatians. All men are welcome. Contact Bill Fredenburg, myrt.bill@sbcglobal.net 573.270.9454.

- Thursday Men’s Study: meets every Thursday at the church, Room 105 from 6-7am.  We take turns providing some refreshments and coffee. We have been enjoying a number of video-based discussion series by Chip Ingram. Currently we are doing a study called “Balancing Life’s Demands: Biblical Priorities for a Busy Life”. Contact Bruce Caldwell, brucecc123@gmail.com 719.661.3721.

Explore God: People who are less familiar with the Bible and its teachings have many questions about God as well as misconceptions about Christianity.  One way to engage these seekers is through an ExploreGod group looking at Life’s Seven Big Questions. This group will read and discuss a number of books on classical apologetics to explore what Christians believe and why. Contact Larry Karasevich, lkarasevich@sbcglobal.net 832.319.9186.

MULTIPLY: We encourage men to join a DNA group with two or three other men. If you are already in a Community Group, ask some of the men in your group to meet together for discipleship, or attend DNA Group Leader Training to learn how to start a group of your own. If you are not ready to lead a group but would like to join one, we could connect you with someone who is available to lead a group. Contact Larry Karasevich, lkarasevich@sbcglobal.net 832.319.9186 for more information.

Men’s Ministry Leader: Larry Karasevich, 832.319.9186

Email: lkarasevich@sbcglobal.net

UPCOMING EVENTS: Continue to check back for upcoming events.

Men’s Retreat! April 12th - 14th

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At the YMCA of the Rockies, near Estes Park. Cost will be $140 per person and will include your two night stay and six meals.

Our guest speaker will be author, speaker, life-coach and missions director Steve Moore (author of 6 books including "Who is My Neighbor?" and "The Dream Cycle: Leveraging the Power of Personal Growth"). Steve will be speaking on having a God-sized vision for your life and living a focused, passion-filled life. This retreat will provide both a time of challenging talks and discussions as well as fun and relaxation in beautiful Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Steve Moore

As the president of nexleader, Dr. Steve Moore leads a growing network of coaches who use the Identity Profile Self-Awareness Tool to help people optimize and unleash the kingdom resources God put inside them. His personal life mission is to inspire and equip others to live a focused life, finish well and join with God in blessing the nations. His three life passions are people development, Bible-centered leadership and world evangelization, with a special focus on developing leaders.

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Steve attended Kingswood University before pursuing graduate studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies with a leadership concentration. Kingswood University conferred an honorary Doctorate of Divinity to Steve in 2012.

He has served as a local church missions pastor as well as the Vice President of International Ministries for both Kingdom Building Ministries and later Emerging Young Leaders. From 2006 – 2015, Steve served as the president and CEO of Missio Nexus, the largest network of Great Commission oriented evangelicals in North America, representing churches, organizations and training institutions that send approximately 20,000 missionaries serving in nearly every country.

Steve’s ministry has taken him around the world. He has provided leadership for teams serving in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. He currently serves as board chair for World Relief, and on the Executive Committee of the board for the National Association of Evangelicals.

Steve has written numerous articles about leadership, as well as several books, including,

The Dream Cycle: Leveraging the Power of Personal Growth, While You Were Micro- Sleeping, Who is My Neighbor? Being A Good Samaritan in a Connected World, Seize the Vuja dé, and Why Dead People Make the Best Mentors: And How to Learn from Them.

Steve’s latest book, The Top 10 Leadership Conversations in the Bible: Practical Insights from Extensive Research on over 1,000 Biblical Leaders, is available for free at BibleCenteredLeadership.com.

Steve and his wife Sherry have four adult children; they currently reside in Atlanta, Georgia.