Helping You Discover the Purpose of the Man
Anyone who has been through a significant life change will tell you that a support network played a significant role in their healing process. By connecting with people around you who share common values and place love, understanding, accountability, and fellowship at the forefront of their lives, you vastly increase your chances of success and maintaining a quality of character over the long-term. In this group you will learn the purpose of a man and develop the skills to be that man.
What this ministry offers
ALL MEN WELCOME
Am I required to be a Christian to participate in this group"
Ours is a grace-based para-church ministry, meaning that we understand that we are not to judge a man for his beliefs. However, you must understand that this ministry is a Christian ministry, and all studies and mission tactics are derived from The Holy Bible and guided by God Who is the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. So, welcome friend - we are happy to help you learn how to be an upright standing man.
. . . of the Men of the SHIELD
Although Men of the SHIELD, as a group, has a military flair, it is not a military type group. We are Christian men who seek to help other men have a place of accountability and an opportunity to strengthen their walk in Christ. When a Man of the SHIELD meets with a man who does not believe in Jesus Christ, the Men of the SHIELD stand alert and ready to allow the Holy Spirit to work through them. It is by the Man of the SHIELD's upright stance that the lost soldier might see a better way to live and desire to meet with the Holy Spirit in a personal way as He, and only He, inspires that lost soldier to our Lord Jesus Christ. For the man who does not know how to be an upright soldier, the Men of the SHIELD will teach that uprightness follows the intentional imitation of Jesus Christ and the following of the Voice of God which He calls the Sword (The Holy Bible).
Live Tactical ZOOM Check-ins for Kingdom Mission Awareness and Accountability
Tactical Briefings can happen at any time. They are short and to the point, and are always biblically based and directed by the Holy Spirit. You will receive one point for each tactical briefing you attend. Tactical Briefings are not scheduled; you will receive a text informing you of an upcoming briefing.
Flash messages are similar to Tactical Briefings, but do not require the member to join a live meeting. The message might be a prayer initiative, a prayer request, additional instructions from the previous Tactical Briefing. They will be deployed using whatever method will best get the message to the member, such as this page, facebook, instagram, youtube or whatever we need to get the message to you. You will be informed via text that there is a Mission Alert. You will get 1 point each time you acknowledge a Mission Alert.
Joining the Men of the SHIELD ministry group is not necessary to watch publicly available presentations aimed at helping men learn how to be a biblically directed men. You can find these lessons on this site or by visiting our Facebook page. One time per month we will hold an open ZOOM meeting so you can get to know our group and discover the benefits of membership.
Becoming a member of the group has its advantages. As a member you will be able to receive SMS announcements, access the Men of the Shield private Facebook group, have access to local face-to-face groups in your community, earn points toward approval to order SHIELD gear, participate in family events, and be able to join in on domestic missionary deployments.
The information you provide to join the group will not be sold or given freely to any other ministry or business for any purpose.
S.H.I.E.L.D. BIBLICAL CREED
The Lord is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him.
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.
1 Peter 2:17-19
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor. Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly.
Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
“You shall have no other gods before me.
“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above . . .
“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
“You shall not murder.
“You shall not commit adultery.
“You shall not steal.
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
“You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, . .
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
1 Corinthians 16:13-14
Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
Commandments of Christ
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments."
And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.
This is the great and first commandment.
And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.