he 2011 Men’s Conference, ‘Building
teaching on ‘Gods Plan for Man’, covering the
Men. Raising Sons ‘ was a huge
how-to of good success. “I felt empowered, all
success! Each speaker did a
of the men seemed to be relaxed, and just
ready to hear the word and fellowship” – NS.
After closing, all of the men determined to
the Word of
come back the next day for our basketball
the Lord, with
tournament, cookout, games, and more than
the upward of
anything the gender specific teaching that
200 men that
would be provided.
showed up. Our own Pastor, Dr. Dimitri Bradley opened up with a
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At 8:00 a.m. sharp the following day, men began to arrive for continental breakfast,
and to receive their t-shirts and cologne. “You
Then, there were games and fellowship.
can’t help but sense the anointing when he
The men enjoyed spades, basketball,
teaches; he is a dynamic man of God!’”– AJ
horseshoes and more as they waited for the
Each session offered the men a unique look upon life, one in which they could better connect with God, others and the world around them.
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next and final speaker, Maryland’s own, Dr. Ray McQueen. His teaching on ‘Courage’ concluded the meeting properly, with its simple, yet strengthening message on how to face the challenges of life, and be fearless in the process. We look forward to an even more dynamic meeting in 2012!
Q and A Q:
Why is pornography wrong, arenâ€™t I in the privacy of my own home?
As men we are highly visual and
must realize what we give our attention to can shape our desires. By constantly focusing on
Pornographic merchandise and material
sexual lust, as is the case with pornography,
is addictive, as it triggers arousal hormones in
you may find the desire to fornicate or commit
both the body and brain. The multi-billion
adultery. That being, it can become more and
dollar industry owners know this, and have
more difficult to abstain from these sins as a
set it up to create repeat viewers, draining
you of your time, money and resources.
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The Bible makes it clear that when lust
focus on the Word instead (Matthew
has developed, it brings forth sin (James
5:28).Guard your life from sin and its
1:15). Do not allow Satan to use your God
consequences, by guarding your eyes from
given visual nature, to put you in bondage,
If you have a question pertaining to manhood that you would like to submit to the Pastor, to be answered here in our monthly Q and A segment, email us at Gmen@mobcc.com.
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Article Developing Self Esteem
elf esteem is defined by Webster as,
to operate with full confidence in whose they
‘A confidence and satisfaction in
are and what they can accomplish by His
oneself.’ It is God’s will for his sons
power on the inside of them. Then why do so few men have it right? The Scripture says that David encouraged himself in the Lord (1 Samuel 30:6). This took place directly after he and his men were attacked by an opposing army. What can we take from this? All too often we allow the attacks of this life to define who we
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are, instead of looking to the Lord. It is Godâ€™s plan for you to have self-esteem and operate
successfully in the earth. As you begin to find
can do through you, and walk in a new level
out, and meditate on what He has said about
you, in spite of what is taking place, then you will develop a healthy confidence in what He
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Events ď‚§ The next G-Men meeting is Friday, March, 23 at 7:00 P.M.
1 Samuel 30:6
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ď‚§ And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
Bulletin ď‚§ If you have not turned in your assignments for the commissioning process, please do so by contacting Jamiel Cotman at 804-833-7628.
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Your talent will never outweigh your love walk and faithfulness. God promotes those like Him (1 John 4:8).
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