LISTEN TO EPISODE 09
“I really felt this protective burden, that I have been charged with the flourishing of people around me.” —Ty Bowden
How do men specifically, fulfill the mandate as followers of Jesus to do justice in a sexually broken world? Ty Bowden of The NET, a holistic poverty alleviation organization, joins us to consider the significant, positive impact men can have when they experience grace, walk in love, and are truly freed up to do justice.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT OUR GUEST…
Ty Bowden, works alongside his wife Sarah as Associate Director of The NET Fort Worth, a holistic poverty alleviation organization serving three main populations, those experiencing homelessness, women who have been sexually exploited, and low-income refugee kids. Ty has an amazing role there equipping men to change the culture of objectification around them through the MASE—Men Against Sexual Exploitation—program.
LIVING IN THE LOOP
Purity is not a state of being, but a state of becoming P-U-R-E. Coming out of this episode here are ways you can…
PRAY | Pray for the men in your life to know God more intimately as Father and Friend.
UNDERSTAND | What has God given you to steward?
RESOLVE | Resolve to do justice in your relationships and community.
ENGAGE | Men: What are some practical ways you can use your God-given strength to support others this week? Women: Who are some men in your life you can encourage this week?
YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD US MENTION…
GOD HAS THE BEST STORY
“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” —Matthew 5:5-6
John 3:16, John 15:13, Luke 16:10, Proverbs 31:8, 2 Corinthians 12:10, 1 Corinthians 11:1, Ephesians 4:15, Isaiah 28:16, Ephesians 2:20, Matthew 11:29, 2 Corinthians 10:1, Matthew 5:5, Philippians 2:6, Micah 6:8, Isaiah 1:17, John 13:34, Galatians 6:2, Exodus 17:8-15, Proverbs 27:17, 1 Corinthians 12:27, Matthew 5:6
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