Men’s Ministry

The Fight of Faith

This fall, St. Michael’s Men’s Ministry is offering That Man is You: The Fight of Faith.

From TMIY.org: “The Fight of Faith equips and enables men to engage in the cosmic, spiritual battle raging in our day. Authentic masculine identities will emerge to inspire heroic lives of service to a calling greater than ourselves. The Fight of Faith is uniquely both contemplative and practical.”

In this program, you will discover:

  • New speakers, new personalities, and new topics, while building on the foundational years of TMIY formation
  • The calling to great sanctity and the support of Christian brotherhood
  • An intimacy with the Father as his beloved sons and heirs to the kingdom
  • Discipleship as the counter solution to lukewarm Christianity

Schedule

The program begins on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 6 a.m. and will continue for 13 sessions until December 4.

  • 6 a.m. Continental breakfast
  • 6:30 a.m. Presentation
  • 7 a.m. Small group discussion
  • 7:30 a.m. Conclusion

Register

To register or if you have any questions, please email tmiy@saintmichael.ca.

Schedule & Topics

Week 1: As For You, Man of God

  • Speaker: Mark Hartfiel
  • Battles in the Old Testament
  • Understanding Divine Pedagogy
  • The Old is Revealed in the New
  • The Origin of Cosmic Battle
  • Embracing the Leadership Roles of Men
  • The Spiritual Battleground of the Family

Week 2 – A Cause Greater Than Yourself

  • Speaker: Sam Blair
  • The Call to Follow
  • What is Our Mission
  • Entering Into a Daily Battle
  • Following Jesus In Our Life
  • Becoming Aware of Our Mission Daily
  • Case Study of Jan Leopold Tyranowski

Week 3 – The Battle of David and Goliath

  • Speaker: Dcn. Harold
  • The Lord Looks On the Heart
  • The Call of David
  • A Champion Named Goliath
  • Goliath Challenges David’s Faith
  • With God, There is No Need to Fear
  • Fighting With the Armor of God

Week 4 –  The Battle of Gideon

  • Speaker: Dcn. Harold
  • God Choosing from the Least of the Tribes
  • A Call from God
  • Courage, Obedience and Loyalty
  • Outnumbered in Battle
  • Torches and Trumpets: The Weapons of God
  • God is King

Week 5 – The Armor of God

  • Speaker: Dcn. Harold
  • The Breastplate of Righteousness
  • The Gospel of Peace
  • The Shield of Faith
  • The Helmet of Salvation
  • The Sword of the Spirit

Week 6 – Take Hold of Eternal Life

  • Speaker: Sean Dalton
  • Beating the Odds
  • Why Am I Here?
  • A Plan Created of Sheer Goodness
  • The Call to Sanctity
  • Weapons you need for the Fight of Faith
  • The Destiny that we are all called to

Week 7 – A Band of Brothers

  • Speaker: Sean Dalton
  • Pleasure vs. Meaning
  • Temptations of the Devil
  • Confrontation Between God and Satan Over the Family
  • A.L.T: Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired
  • The Fruits of Brotherly Love
  • Our Kingly Mission

Week 8 – The Battle for Your Own Soul

  • Speaker: John Sablan
  • A Story of Breaking Free
  • Loved by Him
  • Three Ways Satan Can Get Ahold of You
  • There is No Fear In Love
  • Even in Darkness, You Are Never Alone
  • Surrendering To The Lord

Week 9 – The Battle for Your Marriage

  • Speaker: Rick Cambre
  • Asking the Lord for Wisdom
  • Ask, Seek, Knock
  • Theology of Marriage
  • Why We Should Remain Faithful
  • A Story of Conversion and a Renewed Marriage
  • A Husband’s Examination of Conscience

Week 10 – The Battle Against Lukewarm Christianity

  • Speaker: Paul George
  • Following Jesus Even When Difficult
  • The Way, the Truth and the Life
  • The Deepest Kind Of Poverty
  • How To Be an On-Fire Disciple
  • The Healing Power of Jesus
  • The Path to Happiness

Week 11 – The Battle Against the Flesh, The World and the Devil

  • Speaker: Paul George
  • The Four B’s
  • Where the Devil Shows His Face
  • No Amount of Gain is Worth Your Life
  • A Truly Abundant Life
  • The Reworking of Your Soul
  • No Spoiled Clay

Week 12 – The Battle Against the Dictatorship of Noise

  • Speaker: John Sablan
  • Deafening Noise
  • Silence is What a Man Needs
  • Man Defined in Silence
  • The Fruit Of Silence
  • Into Great Silence
  • Make an Appointment with God

Week 13 – Insurmountable Battle Wounds

  • Speaker: Dcn. Harold
  • The Cross We Give Our Children
  • A Hopeless Relationship
  • The Father Never Stops Looking For Us
  • A Miraculous Conversion
  • Never too Late
  • An Epic Story of Divine Mercy
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