It wasn’t a pep rally and they didn’t swap gravy recipes for brotherhood breakfasts.
But Larry Hyche, who leads men’s spiritual development for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, said what happened recently in Limestone Baptist Association is the kind of thing that’s changing the climate of men’s ministry in the state.
About 750 men gathered Aug. 3 at First Baptist Church, Athens, for an associational men’s conference called “How to Be a Man” led by radio personality Rick Burgess. Preaching from Acts 4, Burgess challenged the men to live on the right side of Pentecost — to be bold, unwavering disciple-makers. (continued…)
Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/mens-ministry-statewide-seeing-cultural-shift-as-hundreds-gather-for-discipleship-events/