In 2000, a man named Kelly Talamo had a vision for a unique approach to studying God’s Word — and the first Men Step Up venue was launched in Alpharetta, GA. The premise is simple: the Word of God is made relevant to men every time a lie is unpacked with the Truth. In 2006 a group of 14 men led by Casey Sanders were challenged to bring Men Step Up to Gwinnett County…The rest is history.
Our mission is to create environments where men step up to the truth.
WE BELIEVE that every spiritual problem a man has can be traced back to a lie the World suggested, and he initially bought into.
WE ALSO BELIEVE Jesus when he said:
“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free,” (John 8:32).
Wouldn’t it make sense to identify the lie, apply the truth, and be set free? We think so.
If men are looking for a place where they can:
– Meet new, authentic friends
– Grow as a man
– Participate in discussion
– Build relationships
– Expand their thinking
– Have some fun
…then this is it!
Think of every men’s event you’ve ever or never attended… From pancake breakfasts to Promise Keepers and everything in between…well, Men Step Up is not that. Just describing it does not do it justice, it must be experienced!
Most guys need a place to grow that is relevant to a man in the marketplace. Men Step Up is a weekly forum where men have an opportunity to look at real issues, step up to the truth, and personally interact with the Word of God and one another.
Simply put, Men Step Up is a place where a man’s thinking collides with God’s thinking. The result is transformation!
What Friday Morning Looks Like from 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m:
- 1. We gather, talk and get to know each other better over coffee and donuts
- 2. We move to any seats around the tables in groups of 3 or 4
- 3. The leader “Tee’s up the Lie” and sets the tone with a story, introducing the Truth in scripture
- 4. Everyone answers questions on their individual cards
- 5. We discuss our thoughts as we interact with Truth at the tables via the help of table leaders
- 6. We return as a “group” and share any observations or thoughts we might have had
- 7. We pray for each other at the tables
- 8. We head off into our Friday challenged, different, and hopefully better men!
Below are some videos that will provide a little more insight.
WHO LEADS THE DISCUSSION?
Casey Sanders of “Jesus Spoken Here” leads Men Step Up Gwinnett. His call to minister to Men through a “one-on-one” approach fits in very well with this forum.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
Just like God’s Grace, Men Step Up is FREE. We do ask for contributions to help cover the costs for printing the cards up and for the coffee and doughnuts from Dunkin’ Donuts. But PLEASE don’t let money stand in your way of getting to know Jesus better through Men Step Up!
DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING?
Just SHOW UP! We’ll provide the cards, the questions, the pens and the coffee and doughnut holes! We just want YOU here. Some men bring their Bibles, but that is not required.
CAN I JUST SHOW UP?
YES. It really is that easy. No need to make reservations, or let anyone know. After your first visit, we’ll make a name tag for you, and welcome you back as often as you can make it. Some men come EVERY Friday. Others come when they can.
HOW OFTEN DO WE MEET?
We’re there EVERY FRIDAY, with very few holiday exceptions.
IS THERE A DRESS CODE?
NOPE. Come as you are.
CAN I BRING A FRIEND?
SURE! Bring them all. We have room. And, if you don’t bring a friend, don’t worry. You WILL make one before the end of your first visit!
WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
Call Casey at 404-918-5343, or email him at email@example.com
Men Step Up Gwinnett meets at California Dreaming, which is located right off I-85 at Old Peachtree Road
Waffle House, on the WEST side of I-85.
Go down Old Peachtree to the FIRST LIGHT.
TURN LEFT, onto Cross Pointe Way.
TURN LEFT in about 50 yards, and drive up into the parking lot.
I hope your Resurrection Sunday was awesome. Let’s celebrate His triumph all year long!
This Friday, we will hear from Mr. Garth Maynard. Garth has something on his heart that we don’t talk about much. When’s the last time you had a discussion about Miracles? Have you ever experienced a Miracle? I think you have.
Garth is an amazing man who loves the Lord and relates to Him intimately. Any time he brings it at Men Step Up, you don’t want to miss it.
Join us for Men Step Up at California Dreaming at 6:30am to 7:30am at I85 and Old Peachtree Rd exit 109.
Trust Him Always,
DON’T FORGET THE JESUS SPOKEN HERE APP. IT’S FREE. PULL IT UP AND FILL OUT A QUICK SPIRITUAL PROFILE AND START RECEIVING SCRIPTURE TAILORED TO YOU! Available at the App store and IOS.
Jesus Spoken Here Ministries
963 Cambron Commons Trace
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: (404) 918-5343
Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
Restrictions on Use of Materials
You acknowledge that this Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the Content is and shall remain the property of Jesus Spoken Here Ministries or any other party (each a “Contributor”) who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the Content. You shall at no time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use this Site and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom. You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Content. You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part. You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Contributor, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any Content. Jesus Spoken Here Ministries authorizes you to view and use the Content on this Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. The use of the Content on any other site, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without Jesus Spoken Here Ministries’ prior written approval.
For permission to use content from this website or from a newsletter authored and distributed by Jesus Spoken Here Ministries, request written permission and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting Casey Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org. Attribution for website content should be given as follows: “Reprinted with permission from the National Council of Nonprofits.” Attribution for newsletter content should be given as follows: “This article reprinted with permission from Nonprofit Knowledge (or Advocacy) Matters, a publication of the National Council of Nonprofits.”
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. NO INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES LEGAL ADVICE, NOR DOES IT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS AND ANY OTHER PARTY.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NONE OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries, ANY OF ITS MEMBERS, AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES”) GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT.
NONE OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES WARRANTS THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVER OR ANY FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THIS SITES ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU.
NONE OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES MAKES ANY, AND HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY, REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, ALL OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, SERVICE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS Jesus Spoken Here Ministries PARTIES’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE.
Links to Other Sites
As a convenience to you, this Site may periodically provide links to third party websites through links available on this Site including websites of entities that are affiliated with the National Council of Nonprofits (“Third-Party Sites”) where we feel it is appropriate. Lists of links are not complete lists of relevant and/or useful internet resources. Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content in that linked Third Party Site. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITE, NOR DO WE MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT (OR THE ACCURACY, CURRENTNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF SUCH CONTENT) ON ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES, AND Jesus Spoken Here Ministries SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER IN RELATION TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING. You should take precautions when downloading files from all Sites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk. You should direct any concerns to the Third-Party Sites’ administrator or webmaster.
No Framing Allowed
Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Content for our Site may be retransmitted without the express written consent of Jesus Spoken Here Ministries.
The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Jennifer Chandler, Vice President and Director of Network Support & Knowledge Sharing, National Council of Nonprofits, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C., 20005.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Jesus Spoken Here Ministries’ practices and policies with respect to the collection and use of personally identifiable information is governed according to Jesus Spoken Here Ministries’ Privacy & Refund Policy.
Jesus Spoken Here Ministries reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of our Site or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. Jesus Spoken Here Ministries reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.
User Must Comply with Applicable Laws
This Site is based in Washington, D.C. Jesus Spoken Here Ministries makes no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded or are appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.
In the event that any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of the Agreement. Jesus Spoken Here Ministries’ failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement. Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of the Agreement. The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, D.C., except with regard to its conflicts of law rules. Any action relating to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Washington, D.C., and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose, or be barred. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties for this Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter. You agree to use the Content and Site only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from any use of the Content or Site that would constitute an illegal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.
Our Privacy Promise to you
Since our inception in 1999 our stakeholders have trusted Jesus Spoken Here Ministries with their personal information. Whether you are a donor, a volunteer, an organization, or a community partner, our commitment to conduct business honestly and protect your privacy is at the heart of our Privacy Promise.
We respect your confidentiality
Jesus Spoken Here Ministries requires that your personal information be held in strict confidence. We use your information only for its intended business purpose. We do not sell or trade your information to other organizations or individuals.
We protect your information
Jesus Spoken Here Ministries takes every possible measure to insure that your information is not compromised in any way. If you are a participant in one of our programs, and with your permission, we provide a list of participants to those who participate in certain venues. This list includes your name, title, agency, and email address. Other than as indicated, no one other than Jesus Spoken Here Ministries staff has access to your information. We allow access to your information to specific funding sources only as mandated by contractual requirements. Our privacy promise extends online to our Internet website. Online event registration information is transmitted via a secure server using encryption technology. Some online forms on our Website are created with third party software. They are a trusted registration software provider that also utilizes encryption technology. If you choose to send us email, we may retain the contents of your email message, our reply and your email address as part of our ongoing customer service efforts. We reserve the right to contact you after you have contacted us and may send future email and/or surveys to you about Jesus Spoken Here Ministries. You may notify us via email if you wish to discontinue electronic communication.
We keep accurate records
We keep your personal information as accurate, complete, and up to date as is required to fulfill the purpose(s) for which you provided us with your personal information. Upon request in writing we will remove your personal information from our databases, except where legislation or regulation requires our retention of it (for example, charitable giving history tied to income tax receipts.) If you have any questions about our website or our Privacy Promise, please contact the office by email at email@example.com.
Once a financial gift, donation, or event fee is received by Jesus Spoken Here ministries, we will not be able to issue a refund back to the donor, even if requested, due to various laws in place addressing this circumstance.