Showing posts from January, 2011

What do you think churches can do to be more man-friendly?

This week, a social networking site I frequent posted this topic for discussion.
Women are more likely to be in church than men. What do you think churches can do to be more man-friendly?My response? I think we ought to overhaul the whole process.

Time: Instead of requiring men to make themselves wake up when they aren't ready, why not have services after the typical young American man wakes up? 2 or 3 p.m. might be appropriate.

Greeters: Instead of cheesy old people, why not do some recruiting at Hooters?

Music: What young guy listens to hymns or praise these days? Let's get real. Hard rock is the way to go, with some heavy screamo mixed in. Sure, you can't actually hear the lyrics, but that's not the point. We want men to have the best experience possible so they hang around a bit more.

Teaching: Everyone knows men don't like to sit still. So let's keep it short - 5 minutes tops. And who wants to listen to some namby-pamby pastor? How about hiring a retired N…