North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Men's Ministries

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Background Information

1. Age __ 18-24 __ 25-29 __ 30-39 __ 40-49 __ 50-64 __65 +
2. Marital Status: Single ___ Married ___ Number of Children ___
3. Type of work _______________________________________
4. Which of these issues are most important to you? (Check two most important)
a. __ Finding a Job
b. __ Relationship to wife
c. __ Job security
d. __ Male roles and identity
e. __ Balancing work, home and ministry
f. __ Parenting Skills
g. __ Retirement
h. __ Reaching other men
I. __ Spiritual Life


A Man and his Family

5. Would you be interested in a monthly meeting on family issues?
(Parenting, relationship to wife, etc.) __Yes __No
6. When would be the best time for you to attend that meeting?
a. __ Sabbath afternoon
b. __ Week night
c. __ Sunday night
d. __ Sunday Morning
Another time? ______________________
7. What topics would you like to see addressed? (check two)
a. __ Keeping the romance alive in your marriage
b. __ Disciplining your children
c. __ Surviving the teenage years.
d. __ Being the spiritual leader at home
e. __ Handling conflict
f. __ Communicating with your wife
g. __ Other ____________________________________


Men in the Marketplace

8. How can we best help you integrate your Christian faith into your job?
a. __ Monthly meeting with a speaker
b. __ Weekly small group meeting to discuss the issues
c. __ Monthly small group meeting to discuss the issues
d. __ 3-5 week seminar on ethics, relationships on the job, etc.
9. Best time for these small groups or seminars:
a. __ Weekday morning
b. __ Weekday evening
c. __ Sabbath afternoon
d. __ Sunday evening
10. Topics I would like to hear addressed: (check top 3)
a. __ Handling stress
b. __ Changing careers
c. __ Relationships on the job
d. __ Sharing your faith with work associates
e. __ Balancing home, work and ministry
f. __ Keeping your ethic/edge sharp
g. __ Coping with failure
h. __ Mentoring
I. __ Planning retirement
j. __ Resisting sexual temptations
k. __ Avoiding the success obsession


Men and the Word

11. Would a short-term mission trip be of interest to you? __ Yes __ No
12. What type of short-term missions trip would interest you the most?
a. __ Construction project
b. __ Business trip
c. __ Medical trip
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13. What would be a good length of stay for such a trip?
a. __ Weekend
b. __ 1 week
c. __ 2 weeks
d. __ 3 weeks
e. __ One month or more



14. If we would begin to have retreats as part of the ministry, would
you be interested? __Yes __No
15. What type of retreat would interest you most?
a. __ Teaching type
b. __ Adventurous type (canoeing, camping, fishing, etc.)
e. __ Spiritual and personal renewal
d. __ Networking with other men
16. And the length of the retreat?
a. __ One night b.__ Two nights
17. How far would you be willing to travel for a retreat?
a. __ 30 minutes
b. __ 1 hour
c. __ 2 hours
d. __ 3 hours
e. __ More than 3 hours


Man to Man

18. Are you currently attending a men's Bible study group? __ Yes __ No
19. If you are not in a group, would you be interested in attending a men's small group?
__ No
20. What would you like to see happen in that group? (Check two)
a. __ Study the Bible
b. __ Talk about problems at home and work
c. __ Pray for one another
d. __ Discuss how you integrate your Christian faith and your work
and family life
21. Which would you prefer for meeting?
a. __ Every week for one hour
b. __ Once a month for three hours
c. __ Every other week
22. When would you prefer the meeting?
a. __ Early morning before work
b. __ After work in the evening
c. __ Lunch hour
d. __ Over the weekend


Men's Conference

23. What type of seminars would you like to see at the Men's Conference? (Check three)
a. __ Parenting
b. __ Masculinity
c. __ Relationship to wife
d. __ Work ethics
e. __ Changing jobs
f. __ Dealing with retirement
g. __ Balancing work, home and ministry
h. __ Finances
I. __ Evangelism
j. __ Growing as a Christian
k. __ Other
24. If yes, what are your areas of potential interest?
a. __ Publicity
b. __ Organize events (retreats, golf outings, etc.)
c. __ Work in the kitchen
d. __ Lead small group
e. __ Do telephoning
f. __ Work with work projects
g. __ Marketplace Ministries
25. What do you or would you personally like to accomplish through your
involvement in Men's Ministry? (Check two)
a. __ A closer walk with God
b. __ Fellowship with other Christian men
c. __ An outlet to vent problems or frustrations
d. __ More involvement in the church
e. __ A chance to meet other men
f. __ Other (please specify)______________________________
26. When the entire men's program is determined, I would like someone
to contact me so I can become more involved or receive more information.
__ Yes
If yes, Name ____________________________________________________
Phone # Days ___________________________________________________
City _____________________________________________ Zip __________
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You may optionally include your name, mailing address and telephone number.
Thank you very much for completing this survey.