12 (Not So) Ordinary Guys

Posted by Nick Williamson on

Imagine you had a message. It was a message that was vitally important for everyone in the world to hear. Why is it so important? Because this message was going to save the world. Now, what if you knew that you only had 3 years to get that message to everyone? How would you prioritize your...

You AND ...

Posted by Eric Barfield on

  Last month I stressed the importance of having a few good teammates to “do life” with. Nothing can drive a man down faster than living a life of isolation. Maybe, though, this idea is still foreign to you. Maybe you were taught from a young age that you don’t need...

IronMan Network vs. Comfort Zone

Posted by Eric Barfield on

In this month's blog, IronMan Network Coordinator Nick Williamson shares how it's difficult for men to build meaningul, spiritual relationships with one another and also why it's imperative for us to do exactly that. Ok guys. Hopefully by now you have heard of our IronMan Network. If you have...

New Sunday School Network Coordinator

Posted by Eric Barfield on

Here's a note from our new "IronMan Network" Coordinator Nick Williamson! Men, I wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Nick Williamson and I am going to be stepping into the role that I am unofficially calling the IronMan Network Coordinator. I have been at Shandon for around...

Sunday School IronMan: Now What?

Posted by Eric Barfield on

So, you drank the Kool-aid and stepped up to be your Sunday School class IronMan. Congratulations! Now you are probably wondering what exactly you are supposed to be doing and how. First of all, don't freak out. Our IronMen Network Sunday School initiative is simply...

33 Men

Posted by Eric Barfield on

33 men gathered tonight to kick off 33 The Series. We are going to spend the next 11 weeks looking at authentic manhood, based on the 33 years that Christ walked this earth. One of the things we learned is that men are in a state of confusion about what it means to be a man in today's society...

Courage, Courage, Courage

Posted by Eric Barfield on

If you want to be Courageous, you've got to be Scared. After all, it's easy to be courageous when you've got nothing to be courageous about. Sixteen years ago when my wife told me she was expecting our son, I was Scared. Although saved much younger, by the age of 29 I had perfected the art of...

IronMen Network

Posted by Eric Barfield on

IronMen @ Shandon helps men build relationships with each other as we build our relationship with Christ for greater Kingdom service in the home, in the community and in the church. Aligned with Shandon's core values of Connecting to God, Caring for the World, and Committing to the Church...

Flags & Friends

Posted by Eric Barfield on

My uncle was killed in the Battle of the Bulge In December 1944. That made today's IronMen service project very meaningful to me since we were building a wheelchair ramp and performing minor home maintenance for a WWII veteran who survived that battle. As over twenty Shandon men braved some of...

IronMen In Action

Posted by Eric Barfield on

We are in the process of aligning the SBC Men's Ministry with Shandon's core values of Connecting to God, Caring for the World and Committing to the Church. Over the summer, I hope you will see a resulting correlation with these values and our new identity and mission as a Men's...

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