Men’s Forum

The Men’s Forums are monthly breakfasts on the topic of Christ centered leadership in the workplace. Light breakfast is provided. 6:15-7:30am on the first Friday of each month. Join us!

Upcoming Men’s Forum:

Taking Ownership While Giving Glory to God

With Matt Wilson, PhD

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Matthew F. Wilson, Ph.D., serves as Associate Director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University. In addition to his research agenda, Matthew is responsible for many of the program’s administrative and operational functions. Prior to receiving a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Baylor University, Matthew led a successful corporate career where he held various roles in finance, marketing, and product management. He holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Indiana University, a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University, and a M.A. in the Philosophy of Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His dissertation, “The Virtue of Taking Ownership”, is an exploration of a virtue, hitherto unidentified by virtue ethicists, governing the proper mode of engagement in discrete projects, particularly multi-party projects. It is a work of practical moral philosophy, incorporating recent work from the philosophy of emotions, moral psychology, and contemporary virtue ethics. His interest in the study of individual virtues is motivated by his belief that philosophy has practical value for human flourishing. https://twitter.com/MattWilsonPhD

When:  Friday, March 6, 6:15 – 7:30 am

Where:  Phillips Hall, Trinitarian Congregational Church

 

 

 

Past Men’s Forums:

Men's Forum Andrew James

Andrew James – Head Pastor at First Church Congregational Boxford in Boxford, MA – joins us as our guest speaker at the upcoming monthly Men’s Forum.  Andrew will speak on the subject of Christ-Centered Leadership, continuing our series on this topic and providing us with “practical lessons for Christian life for Monday morning and beyond.”

Andrew is a Virginia native who came to First Church in 2014.  He completed his M.Div. at Gordon-Conwell, where he served as Student Body President.  Andrew is affiliated with Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC), having started the Boston chapter in 2011.

Please plan to join us for this next Forum, and feel free to bring a friend, neighbor or colleague!

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Humility in Leadership: The Challenge of Fostering Dominion in Others

With Ben Keyes

Friday January 10th, 6:15-7:30am

 

Christ-Centered Leadership in the Workplace

Wednesday November 13th, 2019

6:15PM

 

On November 13th, TCC will host its next Men’s Forum, continuing a series on Christ-centered leadership in the workplace.  Our guest speaker will be Howard Graham, an entrepreneur, digital media executive and now chaplain at Presbyterian Day School in Memphis, Tennessee.  He is also the Executive Editor of Strategic Dads.

Join us to hear Howard’s perspective and testimony on leadership in Christ.  Sign up here, or following an upcoming service.  Encourage a neighbor, friend or colleague to do so, as well!

 

Mens forum sept 4 TV

Sept 4th • 6:15pm

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Food and Fellowship for Men of All Ages.

Please join us for an end of Summer BBQ.  Brats and marinated chicken sandwiches on the grill, with a fresh harvest of tomatoes and corn.

Primarily it will be a fellowship time.  A time to check in and see how we are doing and hang out together. We will also share with the men a season schedule for Men’s Ministries.

We are following the theme that we kicked off on May 1st with Dr. Jim Singleton.   You may recall that his theme was: “Becoming a better leader in today’s post Christian World: At work, in the church; and in the family.” Jim did a great job of setting the stage for the next few talks. Our current thinking is that we want to invest in a few sessions of being a Christian Leader at Work; in business or in academia or medicine.

 

Incarnate Leadership, Lessons from our Lord

Becoming a better leader in today’s complex “post-Christian” world; at work, in the church, and in the family.

Wednesday, May 1

Dinner & Speaker

6:15

Dr. James Singleton

Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Evangelism at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary                                                   

Dr. Singleton is a thought leader, who teaches Transformational Leadership in the Local Church at GCTS to MDiv students. Prior to joining the full-time faculty, he served as senior pastor of churches in Texas, Washington, and Colorado.

Be challenged to step up to a higher level of leadership at home, in the workplace, and in the church. 

What Christian character values are needed for effective leaders? Consider personal leadership styles and examine biblical and historical examples of leadership.

Wednesday October 3rd, 2018

A New Face in Global Missions

A suffering church to reach a suffering world

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with

David Ro

Evangelist and Director of the Christy Wilson Center for World Missions at Gordon Conwell

6:30p Dinner • 7:15p Speaker & Discussion

 

About our Speaker:

David serves as the Director for the Christy Wilson Mission Center at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary as well as the International Deputy Director for the Lausanne movement in East Asia. He also chairs the Executive team for the English program at the Chinese Mission Conference 2013 in Baltimore. After graduating from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, David pastored for a few years in Boston before moving to East Asia to reach urban intellectuals and students. David launched an education consulting company in Beijing and has lived in China for over nine years. David is a frequent speaker, mobilizer and is a leading source for the church in urban China. David is currently working on a Ph.D. at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. David and his wife, Jackie, along with their three kids, currently reside in the greater Boston area.

 

 

Wednesday May 2nd, 2018

Redeeming Capitalism

Is Post-modern capitalism redeemable and if so, how may the church influence its redemption?

Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes

Mockler- Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology and Business Ethics and Director of the Mockler Center for Faith & Ethics in the Workplace, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and author of “Redeeming Capitalism.” On reclaiming the moral roots of capitalism for a virtuous future For good or ill, the capitalism we have is the capitalism we have chosen, says Kenneth Barnes. Capitalism works, and the challenge before us is not to change its structure but to address the moral vacuum at the core of its current practice.