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Effective men's ministries are tailored to fit the interests and needs of a specific group of men. They are not "canned" or replicated from another group simply because the other group was successful.
It is vital, then, to have insight into the attributes of the men of the church, to determine where they are spiritually and culturally. For example, men's ministries in Miami, Florida, would build a different looking men's ministry model than a men's ministry in Knoxville, TN. So, who are the men in the church?
To find out, complete the following simple questionnaire. Afterwards it can be evaluated.
1. What is the size of the church?
a. __ 35-100
b. __ 100-225
c. __ 225-450
d. __ 450-700
f. __ 700+
2. How many full-time staff pastors?
a. __ 1-2
b. __ 3-5
3. Is the church:
a. __ Evangelistic-oriented
b. __ Traditional
c. __ Progressive
d. __ Nurturing/Caring Ministries
e. __ Other
4. Of the following options, what is the ethnic composition of the men.
(Label with percentages if more than one are indicated.)
a. ___ African-American
b. ___ Anglo
c. ___ Asian-American
d. ___ Hispanic
e. ___ Native American
f. ___ Others
5. Of the following options, what is the primary cultural composition of the men?
(Label with percentages if more than one.)
a. __ Blue-collar
b .__ White-collar
c. __ Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964)
d. __ Baby Busters (twenty-something crowd)
6. What is the average age of these men?_______