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Ephesians 5:23-5:28 (NIV, NIRV, TNIV, KJV)

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"GOD’S KIND OF MEN; TENDER WARRIORS..."

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I. OKAY LET’S TALK ABOUT THE PROBLEM;
"THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN"

Do you remember years ago watching the movie The Incredible Shrinking Man? In the movie the main character is a man who because of an exposure to a chemical slowly gets smaller and smaller until there is really nothing left of him.

WHERE IS HE SHRINKING FROM?

Today in American Homes, American Society, and in the Lord’s Churches the exact same thing is happening. Because of a prolonged exposure to a misguided culture.. manhood, true manhood and True Fatherhood is slowly getting smaller and smaller until there is now very little left of Them.

Far too many men have become detached, distant and passive in the 2 most important areas of their life -- Home and Church. They no longer take lead; or show the imitative, they avoid responsibility. They run away from commitment and resist obligation; and they renege on the promises that they made to their wives, children, Church and Lord.

What Are The Effects?

And this lack of manhood and father hood -- THIS shrinking away of true men has hurt our families, society and our churches...

. 25 million children (36.3%) do not live with their fathers.
. 40% of children in fatherless homes have not seen their father’s in a least 1 year. While 50% of children who live without their fathers have never stepped foot in their father’s home.

. 63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes (FFH)
. 85% of children that exhibit behavior disorders are FFH
. 80% of rapists are FFH
. 71% of high school drop outs are FFH
. 75% of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers are FFH
. 70% of juveniles in state operated institutions come FFH
. 85% of youths in prison are FFH
. 70% of teen pregnancies are FFH
. 72% of Americans polled recently said the physical absence of fathers is the most serious problem facing America’s families.


AND THE DAMAGE DONE IN THE CHURCH HAS BEEN NO LESS STAGGERING. MANY TIMES CHURCHES HAVE BECOME STAGNANT OR HAVE DECAYED, AS MEN COWER IN THE BACKGROUND AFRAID TO ACT; AFRAID TO LEAD; AFRAID TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY; AFRAID TO DO THE RIGHT THING...

AND MANY TIMES IN MANY PLACES THIS LACK OF MALE LEADERSHIP HAS CREATED A VOID THAT HAS BEEN FILLED BY THE LADIES OF THE CHURCH... WHO MANY TIMES DO MORE WORK, ARE MORE COMMITMENT, WILL SEE THINGS THROUGH TO THE END AND KNOW MORE ABOUT THE WORD OF GOD...

MANY TIMES WHEN A JOB NEEDS TO BE DONE IN THE CHURCH MEN WILL SAY, "I DON’T WANT BE IN CHARGE, BUT I’LL HELP -- IN OTHER WORDS I DON’T WANT TO BE A LEADER, I DON’T WANT RESPONSIBILITY, I WANT A WAY OUT..."

THERE IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM IN OUR SOCIETY -- MEN ARE MISSING FROM ACTION -- THEY ARE SHRINKING AWAY FROM THEIR GOD GIVEN RESPONSIBILITY AT HOME AND IN THE CHURCH...

AND, not only are Men missing, THEY are also hurting. Despite the feminist rhetoric that would have us believe that females have suffered far more than men. The statistics show that modern society has taken a toll on modern man and He is in turmoil.
. 88% of drunk drivers are men.
. 83% of people arrested for serious crimes are men.
. 85% of all murders are committed by men.
. A man is 25 times more likely to end up in state prison.
. Men are more likely to have ulcers, and to die from cancer, pneumonia, liver disease, strokes, hardening of the arteries and heart failure.
. 75% of all suicides are men.

I have said all that I have said so far to underscore the fact that there are serious problems out there.... And I think you would have to agree with me that their are.... Do you remember what Harry Truman said, "The Buck stops here..." Why did you think he said that? Because he was the guy in charge, he was the leader -- an with leadership comes responsibility... And Harry Truman understood and accepted that.

God has ordained father rule in the home and man rule in his church... Men are the ones in charge.. They are the leaders and with leadership comes responsibility... And far too many men have abandoned these posts of leadership -- in the home, and in the church. They have left their posts and the damage has been great.


II. NOW, LET’S TALK ABOUT THE PATTERN;
"TENDER WARRIORS"

I am convinced that the only way to even begin to repair the damage is for men to be real men... But just what does that mean? And where do you go to find an example of what a real men is? For you see, there is much confusing in our society, due largely to the influence of humanism, feminism and the overall lack of attention to the biblical teaching of manhood. All of which has led to some confusing role models...
ROLE MODELS LIKE...

RAMBO & STEVEN SEGALL: MEN WHO ARE REAL MEN BECAUSE THEY CAN KILL WITHOUT HESITATION/CAN DESTROY AND BREAK THINGS, MEN WHO SHOW NO SORROW OR GUILT AT THEIR DEEDS...

OR MEN LIKE MAGIC JOHNSON OR THE ONES ON THE DAY & NIGHTTIME SOAPS WHO ARE DECLARING THAT A REAL MEN IS DETERMINED BY THE NUMBER OF WOMEN THAT HE HAS...

AND THEN THERE ARE ROLE MODELS LIKE AL BUNDY OR DAN ARNOLD MEN WHO ARE NOT IN CONTROL OF THEIR HOMES, AND ARE AT TIMES SIMPLY BUMBLING IDIOTS.. WHOSE FAMILIES MOCK, RIDICULE AND HAVE NO RESPECT
OR MEN LIKE DONALD TRUMP, WHO DEFINE MANHOOD BY THEIR PAYCHECK, BANK ACCOUNT AND STOCK PORTFOLIO.

SO WHERE DO WE TURN TO FIND OUT WHAT A REAL MEN IS...

WELL, WHEN YOU GET A TV YOU GET A BOOK; WHEN YOU GET A CAR YOU GET A BOOK -- WHEN YOU GET A DISHWASHER YOU GET A BOOK; AND WHEN YOU GET A LIFE -- YOU GET A BOOK.... AND IT STANDS TO REASON DOESN’T IT? BECAUSE THE OWNER/THE DESIGNER KNOWS HOW HIS EQUIPMENT WILL OPERATE BEST...

THE POINT SHOULD BE CLEAR. WE MUST NOT PLANT OUR MANHOOD IN THE MID AIR OF CURRENT SEXUAL POLITICS. WHEN WE ASK "WHAT IS A MAN?", WE’RE NOT GOING TO ASK BILL CLINTON OR OPRAH WINFREY. WE’RE NOT GOING TO ASK ALAN ALDA, TED DANCING, ARCHIE BUNKER, TOM BROKAW, DONALD TRUMP, MIKE TYSON, MR MOM, PATRICIA SCHRODER OR HILARY.

NO WE ARE NOT GOING TO ASK ANY OF THOSE BUT RATHER WE ARE GOING TO ASK THE CREATOR WHAT HE HAD IN MIND WHEN HE CREATED MAN... WE ARE GOING TO ASK GOD TO REVEAL HIS INTENTIONS FOR A MAN...

IN HIS BOOK TENDER WARRIOR STU WEBER TALKS ABOUT GOD’S PATTERN FOR A MAN.... IT IS AN AWESOME BOOK, BASED ON GODLY CONCEPTS -- EVERY MAN NEEDS TO HAVE AND READ THIS BOOK. THAT IS UNLESS THEY DO NOT WANT TO BE GOD’S MAN. I NOW WANT TO SUMMARIZE A CONCEPT THAT STU WEBER IN AN ENTIRE BOOK ONLY BEGAN TO COVER...

NORTH. SOUTH. EAST. WEST. 4 POINTS ON A COMPASS
SPRING. SUMMER. FALL. WINTER. 4 SEASONS IN THE YEAR.
EARTH. WIND. FIRE. WATER. 4 ELEMENTS ON THE PLANET.
KING. WARRIOR. MENTOR. FRIEND. 4 RHYTHMS IN A MAN.

4 UNDERGIRDING LIFE RHYTHMS THROB IN THE VEINS OF EVERY MALE CHILD. THEY PIPE A 4 PART CADENCE TO WHICH EVERY MAN MUST MARCH IF HE CHOOSES TO BE A COMPLETE MAN. ALWAYS INTERMINGLED, NEVER EXCLUSIVE, THEY PROVIDE THE PRIMARY COLORS OF THE MASCULINE RAINBOW FROM WHICH ALL OTHERS DRAW THEIR HUE.

BLENDING PERFECTLY WITH ONE ANOTHER, THEY REFLECT THE LIGHT OF THE ONE IN WHOSE IMAGE THEY ARE MADE..

AND WHEN THEY ARE BALANCED; THE IMAGE IS CLEAR AND THE MAN AND THOSE AROUND HIM FLOURISH..... BUT WHEN THEY ARE UNBALANCED AND ABUSED, -- THE IMAGE IS DISTORTED, THE MAN WITHERS, AND THOSE AROUND HIM SUFFER AND EXPERIENCE PAIN..

THESE 4 RHYTHMS/QUALITIES ARE LIKE 4 GIANT PILLARS THAT BOTH SUPPORT AND DEFINE A MAN....

LET’S WALK CLOSE TO THOSE PILLARS. THEY ARE TALL. THEY CAST LONG SHADOWS ACROSS A DESOLATE LANDSCAPE. BUT IF WE GET CLOSE ENOUGH WE WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THEIR INSCRIPTIONS.

THE FIRST ONE WE COME TO READS:

KING

THE KING PILLAR IS CLEARLY CENTRAL TO SCRIPTURES THEME. GOD IS THE KING OF KINGS. HIS SON THE SECOND ADAM, HAS BEEN GIVEN "ALL POWER AND AUTHORITY IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH. AND ADAM, THE PROTOTYPE MAN WAS INSTRUCTED BESIDE THE GENESIS SPRING TO HAVE "DOMINION" MAN IS TO BE THE HEAD/THE RULER IN THE HOME AND IN THE CHURCH.

BUT IT IS NOT A DICTATORIAL OPPRESSIVE TYPE OF RULE FOR THE HEART OF THE KING IS A PROVISIONARY HEART.

"IF ANYONE DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR HIS RELATIVES, AND ESPECIALLY FOR HIS IMMEDIATE FAMILY, HE HAS DENIED THE FAITH AND IS WHOSE THAN AN UNBELIEVER.." I TIM 5:8

THE KING pillar TEACHES US THAT MAN IS TO BE A PROVIDER. HE IS TO PROVIDE FOR ALL HIS FAMILY’S NEEDS. AND UNDERSTAND MEN THAT TO PROVIDE FOR OUR FAMILIES MEANS MUCH MORE THAN PAYING THE RENT, BUYING FOOD, BUYING CLOTHES OR PAYING FOR COLLEGE TUITION. A MAN COULD DO ALL THIS AND STILL FAIL AS A FATHER/AS A HUSBAND/AND AS A LEADER IN GOD’S EYES. YOU SEE, MEN WE ARE TO PROVIDE FOR MORE THAN THE PHYSICAL NEEDS OF OUR FAMILY, WE ARE TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR EMOTIONAL NEEDS AS WELL.

YES MEN ARE TO BE A KING. AND THE KING LOOKS AHEAD -- HE SCOUTS THE NEW TERRITORY TO ENSURE HIS FAMILIES NEEDS ARE MET -- THE KING DOESN’T WAIT FOR THEM TO ASK, HE DILIGENTLY SEARCHES TO UNDERSTAND ALL OF HIS FAMILIES NEEDS.. AND THE KING WATCHES OVER, HE PROVIDES ORDER, HE PROVIDES MERCY AND JUSTICE. AND THE KING IS THE AUTHORITY. HE IS THE LEADER...

ONE PILLAR OF MANHOOD IS THE KING, MEN ARE TO BE PROVIDERS
ANOTHER PILLAR IS THAT OF:

WARRIOR

The warrior pillar is equally unmistakable in Scripture. Our God is a warrior of both testaments. Gentle Jesus, meek and mild? He closes the Book on a white war horse, in a blood spattered rob, with a sword in His mouth and a rod of iron in His hand. The book ends with a roar, not a whimper. Within the epistles, the mature believing man is often described in military terms, "endure hardship with us like a good soldier" (2 Tim 2:3) "Guard what has been entrusted to your care..." (1 Tim 6:20) - a warrior equipped to battle mighty enemies and shatter satanic strongholds.

The HEART of a WARRIOR is a PROTECTIVE heart. The warrior shields, defends, stands between and guards.

By warrior I do not mean one who loves war or draws sadistic pleasure from fighting or bloodshed. Their is a difference between a warrior and a brute. A warrior is a protector.

Whether he’s stepping on intruding bugs, or checking out the sounds that go "bump" in the night. Whether he’s confronting a habitually abusive Little League coach, an insensitive doctor, a cruel boss or shining a flashlight into a spooky basement. Whether he is shoveling snow or help women and children into the last life boat on the Titanic. Men stand tallest when they are PROTECTING and DEFENDING.

Maybe these are some of the reasons why the most humiliating thing you can call a man is a "coward" And maybe - just maybe - the warrior in a man explains something else about him. Ever notice how aloof a man can appear at times? Could it be that the warrior in him is a little out of sync? Soldiering after all, is connected with pain. And poian hurts. A warrior gets accustomed to strapping on layers of protective insulation. Even a tender heart can be effectively hidden under a ½ inch of armor plate.

When you’re made to be a protector and a soldier, it can be hard to display that tender side. Every parent of a little boy knows that warrior tendencies are aport of the package. They arrive when the boy did. It doesn’t matter if you never give your little guy a toy gun, he’ll use his finger. Appalled at the idea of as toy hand grenade? Creative little warriors get by fine with exploding dirt clods, nuclear pine cones or high -concussion snowballs.

MEN ARE DESIGNED TO WARRIORS - TO PROTECT

AND THERE ARE MANY THINGS WHICH SEEK TO BRING HARM TO OUR FAMILIES AND TO OUR CHURCHES. MEN WE ARE TO BE WARRIORS -- WE ARE TO PROTECT AND DEFEND OUR FAMILIES... WE MUST NOT LET PEOPLE OR CIRCUMSTANCES HURT THEM.

WE ARE TO BE READY AT A MOMENTS NOTICE TO STAND BY THEM, TO GUARD THEM; HOLD THEM; HELP THEM; AND TO KEEP THEM SAFE -- STRIVING TO GIVE THEM THAT PEACE AND SECURITY THEY LONG FOR... WE MUST MAKE THEM FEEL THAT THEY CAN RELAX WHEN WE ARE AROUND, BECAUSE THEY ARE COMPLETELY CONFIDENT THAT WE WILL TAKE CARE OF THEM...

AND A REAL MAN DOES NOT SIT BY AND WATCH HIS WIFE BE OVERCOME BY CIRCUMSTANCES & EMOTIONS... AND IF THAT MEANS HE HAS TO DO THE SHOPPING, CLEAN THE HOUSE; SCRUB THE FLOOR HE DOES IT, OR SIT AND TALK HE WILL DO IT..... A REAL MAN PROTECTS HIS WIFE FROM BEING OVERCOME AND PULLED UNDER BY LIFE...

AND IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT A MAN CAN BENCH PRESS OR WHAT HE CAN BUILD -- IF HE DOES NOT HELP, PROTECT AND RESCUE HIS FAMILY HE IS NOT A REAL MAN... NOW HE MAY BE A WORLDLY MAN A HUMANISTIC MAN, BUT HE IS NOT GOD’S MAN, HE IS NOT WHAT HE WAS DESIGNED TO BE...
HE IS NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, HE IS LIKE A LAWN MOWER TRYING TO VACUUM THE HOUSE..HE IS INEFFECTIVE.

MEN WE MUST BE WILLING TO SACRIFICE OUR TIME/OUR COMFORT AND WE MUST BE WILLING TO RISK ANY DANGER NECESSARY IN ORDER TO PROTECT OUR FAMILY...

KING/WARRIOR
PROVIDER/PROTECTOR

2 GIANT PILLARS OF MANHOOD BOTH NECESSARY... BUT UNFORTUNATELY SOME MAN ARE SO EAGER TO BE A KING AND BUILD A KINGDOM THAT THEY ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO PROTECT THE FAMILY AND BE THE WARRIOR THEIR FAMILY NEEDS...

MENTOR

The mentor pillar is not only modeled through the pages of the bible, it is explicitly commanded in the form of "teaching them to obey everything I have commanded" and "fathers do not exasperate your children, instead bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord."

The only perfect man was a discipiler of nations. All men who follow Him are to "teach others also."

The heart of a mentor is a teaching heart. The mentor knows. He wants others to know. He models, explains and trains. He disciples his wife - his kids then others.

A man is supposed to know things. Like how a car runs. Or the inner workings of a vacuum cleaner. Or how many legs are on a spider. Or how many miles to the next rest stop. Or when the weather will get better. It’s up to him to know why electricity flows, dogs bark, birds migrate, hamsters die, trees lose their leaves, dads loss their har and girls down the street act weird.

Why do family members ask the man of the house these things? Because men are supposed to know how things work. And what to do next. And where to go from wherever you are,. Men are supposed to be able to teach life.

MEN WE ARE TO BE TEACHERS -- TRAINING AND TEACHING OUR FAMILY AND OTHERS ABOUT LIFE AND HELPING THEM TO GROW.

(Recent survey only 34& father their role model)

KING/WARRIOR/MENTOR
PROVIDER/PROTECTOR/TEACHER

3 GIANT PILLARS OF MANHOOD AND THERE IS STILL ONE MORE

THE FINAL PILLAR IS;

FRIEND; "MAN’S TENDER SIDE"

WE ARE DRAWN TO GOD WHO DEFINES HIMSELF AS LOVE... GOD INSISTS THAT THE ULTIMATE POINT OF ALL SCRIPTURES CENTERS ON LOVING HIM AN DONE ANOTHER. IT IS AT ONE TIME THE MOST BASIC INSTRUCTION OF SCRIPTURE AND THE "NEW COMMANDMENT" GIVEN TO EVERY MAN.

THE HEART OF A FRIEND IS A LOVING HEART; A COMPASSIONATE HEART. A TENDER HEART...

UNDERNEATH THE WARRIORS BREASTPLATE BEATS A TENDER CENTER. IN EVERY MAN THERE IS A TENDER SIDE. THE SIDE THAT CONNECTS TO ANOTHER. THAT HAS THE THIRST FOR RELATIONSHIP. THE DESIRE TO TOUCH AND BE TOUCHED. TO HUG. TO LINK. TO BE WITH.

CONTRAST TINSEL TOWNS JOHN WAYNE ("NEVER APOLOGIZE MISTER ITS A SIGN OF WEAKNESS’) WITH REAL LIFE HERO GENERAL NORMAN SCHWARZKOPH. NOT LONG AFTER THE GULF WAR...HE APPEARED IN AN INTERVIEW WITH BARBARA WALTERS. IN THE COURSE OF THEIR CONVERSATION ABOUT THE WAR, something TOUCHED THE BIG MAN. AND THE COUNTRY WATCHED WITH FASCINATION AS THE EYES OF THIS CAREER SOLDIER WITH 4 STARS ON HIS SHOULDER GLAZED OVER. TEARS FORMED.

MS WALTERS, WITH WELL PRACTICED BLUNTNESS SAID, "WHY GENERAL AREN’T YOU AFRAID TO CRY?"

STORMIN NORMAN REPLIED WITHOUT HESITATION, "NO BARBARA I’M AFRAID OF A MAN WHO WON’T CRY."

BARBARA HAD MORE THEN SHE BARGAINED FOR ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MICROPHONE. AMERICA WAS WITNESSING THE DISTINCTIVE HEART BEAT OF A TENDER WARRIOR.

NOW UNDERSTAND THAT THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TENDER AND SOFT... WE WANT TENDER WARRIORS..NOT SOFT MALES...WEBSTER DICTIONARY NICELY DISTINGUISHES BETWEEN THE 2 TERMS. "TENDER" -- EXPRESSING OR EXPRESSIVE FEELINGS OF LOVE, COMPASSION, KINDNESS, AFFECTIONATE, AS IN A "TENDER CARESS, CONSIDERATE CAREFUL. WHERE SOFT IS USED TO DESCRIBE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE "MILD, EFFEMINATE, EASILY YIELDING TO PRESSURE, UNRESISTANT TO MOLDING, UNTRAINED FOR HARDSHIP...

MASCULINE SENSITIVITY WILL NEVER AND SHOULD NEVER MATCH IT’S FEMININE COUNTERPART. THE AVERAGE MALE WILL NEVER BE AS SENSITIVE AS THE AVERAGE FEMALE. DON’T EVEN TRY... JUST ACCEPT IT. ACCEPT HER FINELY TUNED SENSITIVITIES. BECAUSE THE DIFFERENCE IS PART OF THE CREATORS PLANNED COMPLEMENT. SO DON’T OVERDO... BUT DO LOOSEN UP. IT’S A LONG WAY FROM MACHO TO SOFT.. AND WE NEED TO COME DOWN SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE...

THAT’S WHAT THE APOSTLE PAUL DID, HE WAS A FIGHTER, A WARRIOR A MAN WHO FACED HARDSHIPS AND DIFFICULTIES HEAD ON... A MAN WHO STOOD THE TEST AND FACED EVERY CHALLENGE... A MAN WHO SENT RIPPLES NOT ONLY ACROSS HIS WORLD, BUT INTO THE WORLD TO COME. HIS IMPACT HAS SPANNED THE CENTURIES... PAUL POSSESSED A FEARLESS SPIRIT, A STRONG WILL AND A FIERY PERSONA..

YET, THERE WAS SO MUCH MORE THAN THIS TO PAUL, FOR YOU SEE UNDERNEATH HIS BREAST BEAT THE HEART OF A TENDER WARRIOR;

LISTEN TO HIS OWN WORDS IN I THESS 2:7-8;

WE PROVED TO BE GENTLE AMONG YOU, AS A NURSING MOTHER TENDERLY NURSES HER OWN CHILDREN. HAVING THUS A FOND AFFECTION FOR YOU, WE WERE WELL PLEASED TO IMPART TO YOU NOT ONLY THE GOSPEL OF GOD BUT OUR LIVES AS WELL, BECAUSE YOU HAVE BECOME VERY DEAR TO US..?"

GENTLE? TENDER CARE? NURSING MOTHER? CHILDREN? FOND AFFECTION? VERY DEAR? DOES THAT SOUND LIKE A WARRIOR TO YOU? ARE THOSE WORDS YOU WOULD EXPECT FROM A MAN’S MAN?

PROBABLY NOT BUT THEY ARE EXACTLY THE WORDS THAT GOD USES TO DESCRIBE HIS KIND OF MAN.


III. THE PASSION; "ANSWER THE CALL..."

ONCE WE UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM AND ACCEPT THE PATTERN (KING -- WARRIOR -- MENTOR -- FRIEND) WE NEED TO DEVELOP A PASSION -- TENDER WARRIORS NEED TO ANSWER THE CALL.

Men do you hear the call to action? Do you hear the call that God is sending forth to the men of His churches to be tender warriors.

Will you answer the call? to action in your families.

Men how is your families doing?
How is your wife doing? Is she happy? content? Does she feel good about themselves? Is she growing spiritually?
How about your children? Are they doing okay? How is their walk with the Lord? How do they feel about themselves?

TW"S, we have been given by God (regardless of what the feminists say), we’ve been given the responsibility of leadership in the home. The questions that we just asked should concern us because we are responsible for the health of our home. It is without a doubt a tough, a demanding and sometime thankless job, BUT GUYS don’t lose hope, because the job will go a lot easier for you when you are walking with and leaning on God.

1) MEN what our families need, what our wives and children need is US! Our society tells men that what their families really need is what their increased salaries can buy them; a better bike, a newer video game, a nicer home, a fancier car, the most stylish clothes, a 3 karat diamond ring, a country club membership, a computer or even their own credit card. MEN are families don’t that stuff. They need us!!

2) Our wives need husbands who will obey the command
of God in [Eph5:25-28].

3) Dads our kids need us...They need to know that we care more about them then the football game, our career, our bank account or the guys at the office. We need to spend time with them? Talk with them? Teach them Christian values like: integrity, right and wrong( and discipline them when they do wrong), we need to teach them the value in hard honest work. We need to let them know that we are available at any time to help them with their struggles. They shouldn’t have to make an appointment to be with US! Dads the most 3 important things we can give our children is our time, unconditional love and training and instruction in the Lord.

TENDER WARRIORS WILL answer the call to action in their churches.

Too many Men have been missing for to long from the front lines of the battle field . The enemy is gaining ground and our fellow soldiers are tired and need our help. Men it’s time that WE run to the battle!!!

IT’S TIME TO LEAD...
TO SET THE PACE...
TO BE EXAMPLES....
TO DO THE WORK....
TO GIVE OUR BEST....
IT’S TIME BUILD THE HOUSE OF GOD....
(Your home and here)

Men will you be a tender warrior
king-warrior-mentor-friend
provider-protector-teacher-tender


Men this father’s day - how about giving your family and your church a gift -- be God’s kind of men - be a tender warrior!!

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