Gallery of Past Events
Crossfire Breakfasts & Devotionals Building Disciples for nearly 10-years
For nearly a decade American Lutheran Church (ALC) has hosted the Crossfire Men’s Breakfast. Weekly, 60-80 men gather for breakfast, fellowship and focused storytelling.
Kenny James, the Crossfire Coordinator and contemporary worship leader, is quick to point-out that Crossfire men are NOT just Lutherans. The men who gather are a cross section of Prescott Christians.
According to James, “Our goal with Crossfire is to bring Christian men together for fellowship, study and prayer regardless of where they worship! Our tables are filled with men from many different denominations and churches. Besides Lutherans (because we meet at American Lutheran Church), Crossfire gathers brothers from Baptist churches, charismatic churches, Roman Catholic churches, the Evangelical Free Church, Prescott Christian Church, 7th Day Adventist church and more. Crossfire is a melting pot of Christian men who teach and disciple one another in Christlikeness.”
According to Erich Sokoloski, Associate Pastor at ALC, Crossfire Men’s Ministry has been uniquely designed to allow men teach and mature each other in faith.
Pastor Sokoloski describes the Crossfire strategy in the following way, “Unlike churches where the men’s ministry is directed by a pastor or paid staff, Crossfire empowers men to lead men. To build this character, different men talk about their favorite verse(s) every Thursday. We call this “Storytelling”. After their `’10-minute story’, other men lead tableside prayer and everyone chews on 3-5 discussion questions. Crossfire “storytelling” is about meaningful application of biblical principles. It is not sermon-type, top-down teaching. The Crossfire dynamic breaks down barriers as men minister to one another. As a pastor, I remain low-profile and let God’s Spirit grow men.”
Crossfire meets Thursday mornings in the Fellowship Hall at American Lutheran Church (1085 Scott Dr, Prescott, AZ, 86301). Breakfast and fellowship from 5:45 – 6:15am. Storytelling and interactive table discussion from 6:15 – 7:30am. Men of all ages are welcome to join. No sign up … just show up!
Contact Coordinator, Kenny James for more info. Check them out at https://www.americanlutheran.net/ministries/crossfire-mens-ministry or in this Every Man Arizona website at: https://everymanaz.com/events-calendar/
May'19 Living Waters Church Monthly Men's Breakfast and Study
At 10am on Saturday, May 4, Pastor Chuck Ray served-up a manly breakfast of eggs, sausage, biscuits and homemade gravy. The Prescott Valley weather was so nice that men pulled tables together and ate, outside, as a collective family. What a perfect day for a Men’s Breakfast and fellowship.
Under a cobalt blue sky, with a slight breeze and shaded temperatures in the high 60’s, Living Waters Church launched their new Men’s Bible Study series on Living Faith Daily. As Pastor Ray elaborated, Paul describes our theoretical position as believers in the first eleven chapters of Romans. Then, beginning with the first word of Romans 12, Paul gets personal. “Therefore”, Paul transitions, “Renew your mind”. “Test and approve God’s good, pleasing and perfect will” for your life. The Living Waters Men’s Breakfast and fellowship will dig into Romans 12 during June and July. Checkout everymanaz.com/events-calendar. Anyone interested is welcome to this non-denominational study … and a great breakfast!
The Living Water Church campus is located at 8075 N Prescott Ridge Rd in Prescott Valley. Sunday worship services begin at 10am. Wednesday evening services start at 6:30pm. Check them out or see them online at http://livingwaterspv.com.
Mar'19 Cornerstone Church Men's Breakfast and Devotional
Fifty men gathered together at Cornerstone Church on Saturday, March 2nd for food and fellowship. From 8:30-9:15am, men sat tableside. They joked and exchanged snow stories (based on Prescott’s 12″-30″ of snow received over the Feb 23-24 weekend).
The coffee was hot and the sauteed mushrooms, onions and peppers were amazing. The scrambled eggs were perfectly spiced with jalapenos. The homemade hotcakes were over-the-top. No Cornerstone Breakfast would be complete, however, without Johnny O’s slow-smoked, fork tender, beef brisket! There were two … and they did not last! No pressure. No interruptions. Just a great time.
Men… I’m just sayin’ that Prescott offers an array of Christian Men’s Breakfasts but the Cornerstone buffet spread is “true evangelism and discipleship”. Come here for the food and fellowship, stay for the Word! Oh my goodness!
At 9:15am, Johnny Ohanesian (Mr Brisket) re-focused everyone to the current series called, “Growth & Engagement“. Saturday’s speakers were Cornerstone Elders: Stan Cedarleaf and Harv Smith. Cornerstone Church discipleship follows a four-step map: Gather, Connect, Serve and Engage. Gather for community worship. Connect through Community and Small groups. Serve each other and our community-at-large. Engage with believers and non-believers to make a difference in people’s lives. In 2019, Cornerstone Men’s Ministry will explore “Growth through Engagement”.
Sound interesting? Are you ready to take the Brisket Challenge with a great group of guys. Checkout the Men’s Calendar for more on Cornerstone Church Men’s Events. Not only is there a monthly Men’s Breakfast Group, there is also a weekly Cornerstone Men’s Bible Study Group! Checkout both.
Feb'19 Heights Church Men's Breakfast and Table Talk
Nearly 100 men gathered together at Heights Church on Saturday, February 16th. From 8-9am, men sat, joked, drank coffee and ate eggs, bacon, hashbrowns and hotcakes. No pressure. No interruptions. Just laughing, eating and visiting.
At 9am, Richard Valenzuela re-focused everyone to the current topical series called, “Truth Lessons”. Valenzuela talked about Augustine’s conversion and faith. How did Augustine “abide in the Word”. How did Paul’s writings convict him and change the way that Augustine lived?
After Richard’s 15-min background study, Nate Dabney presented the Table Talk notes. Discipleship at Heights Men’s Breakfast focuses on table discussion and application of God’s word. How do real men apply God’s word in real life. Tables of 5-10 men chewed on “Truth Lessons” for nearly an hour. How does God define truth in the Bible? What does it mean that scripture is “inspired by God”? Create real life examples of how inspired scripture can be used to teach, reprove, correct and train men in righteous living.
Sound interesting? It’s a great group of guys in an energetic church fellowship. Checkout the Men’s Calendar for more on Heights Church Men’s Events.