Man-Made Guys Activities and Lessons

Man-Made Guys Activities and Lessons

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A 4-lesson set of experiences and devotional thoughts designed for young men.


This generation of teenage boys is in danger of not knowing how to be men. This series of projects and devotionals is aimed at two main purposes:

  1. Getting a video-game generation off their butts and preparing them for the real world
  2. Helping them to become the man that God intends for them to be someday.

Part of being a man who is created in God's image includes His creative side, which means working on stuff and getting your hands dirty. Everyone I know of experiences a certain amount of satisfaction and pride when they look at something they just accomplished or built, including God. Genesis 1:31 says, "God saw all that he had made, and it was very good..."

This 4-week set of lessons that correspond to activities will help you to teach guys in your group how to work on and finish small projects while learning to be Godly men. What's better than grilling some steaks and talking about it? Have fun doing things with your students and making practical connections to life lessons.

Week 1 - "Grilling"

Activity: Grill steaks

Lesson Main Thought: Appearances are not what they seem

Week 2 - "Catapults"

Activity: Create a catapult

Lesson Main Thought: Life under siege


Activity: Go fishing, examine lures

Lesson Main Thought: The lure of sin


Activity: Make crossbows

Lesson Main Thought: Being flexible in evangelism but sturdy in faith

This Resource Includes: 

  • Four mini-lessons and activity instructions with supplies lists (Word Doc, 4-5 pages each) 
  • Graphics (Title and Blank background jpg in various sizes, example images of catapult) 

Joshua Windeler