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Trade Paperback
72 pages
Feb 2004
Regular Baptist Press

Men at Church

by Don Shirk

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“Donald A. Shirk has written Men at Church, a Bible study based on Paul’s instructions in 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus. In eight lessons, men address the challenges of seeking authentic manhood within the Church. A Regular Baptist Church pastor, Shirk focuses on what men should be and how they should learn and grow at church.

“Shirk says that 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus, commonly known as the pastoral epistles, are not just for clergy, but rather they offer a glimpse of a balanced male character that can be applied to all men of God. Using a 'look-it-up and fill-it-in' Bible study format, men learn that it is okay to ask for directions and what God’s criteria is for team players. Shirk has a doctor of ministries degree from Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, Penn. He serves on the Council of Ten of the Empire State Fellowship of Regular Baptist Churches and is a certified police chaplain for Batavia, New York.

“’Men at church are not there to network with other businessmen or to ‘look good’ as people of the community,’ Shirk says. ‘They are there because of one overarching reason: God’s grace has changed their lives.’ Shirk’s vision is that each man’s spiritual journey will show a growing grasp of grace.

“Whether used as personal or group Bible study, Men at Church is a concise, straightforward book that even busy businessmen can benefit from fitting into their hectic schedules.” -- Judy Waggoner, Christian Book

Book Jacket:

Paul's practical instruction from 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus helps men in churches everywhere be the kind of men God wants them to be. These eight lessons set forth a distinctive challenge for men who are serious about authentic manhood in the only institution Jesus Christ ever established - the church.

Whether you study on your own or in a group, you'll appreciate this Biblical look at Men at Church.