Nonprofit Men’s Ministry

$125 of $1.0M goal

Raised by 2 people in 33 months
Marilyn Christopherson  FORT WORTH, TX

Tailor-Made Results, Inc. is a start-up non-profit organization in need of ranch land to implement God's plan for this ministry to: Reestablish The Family. To view the desired ranch land click on link below.

We are addressing The Fatherless Generation. These men have had no godly male role model in their lives. They don't know how to be a son or a gentlemen, nor do they know how to treat our daughters like a lady, or love them as God requires. 

In 2006 God gave us a vision of a retreat where young men, who have been incarcerated, could begin to rebuild their lives with the help of a mentor (surrogate father). This ranch land is for the time and place for applications, of things learned, in real-time experiences, in the transition of them becoming strong godly men and being prepared to assume the role of the family spiritual leader.   

My name is Marilyn Christopherson and I have been blessed by this task of seeking partnership with men and women who share this same calling on their life; who have the same passion of training and preparing the next generation. 
God has blessed me with the following skills/gifts and talents. I am the following...
Ordained Minister
Licensed Master Social Worker
Crisis Intervention Professional&Intervention Specialist
Certified Domestic Violence Treatment Provider
Successfully worked  with incarcerated men.

I am passionate in following God's call on my life and restoring the state of the family unit by giving hope and training, methods, applications and implementations to young men who have been incarcerated in the past, and who have committed or recommitted their lives to Christ. I am called to rebuild the walls and raise up the foundations of many generations; I am called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to dwell in. 

Lets help these men become all that God has called them to be.

Will you please join me... 

for further information/clarification/qualifications see 
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Update 4
Posted by Marilyn Christopherson
31 months ago
Tailor-Made Results Ministry (TMRM) is A Help & Hope Station for the Fatherless man after incarceration. We provide A Place for Restoration!
People are in need of help and hope. Children need our help, as little people wanting their daddy’s to love them with tender care. Wives need our help so that the cycle of abuse stops. This fundraiser is Tailor-Made Results’ (TMR) way of creating an awareness that we offer restoration. Restoration and change is a process and takes TIME. Change and growth don’t happen over night. After changes are developed, they are implemented. The amount of time needed, for the changes to be evident, varies widely among individuals.
Tailor-made results begins to take shape as we learn about the core emotions underlying the behavioral responses of the individual coming into the program. We explain how techniques and methods will be taught, empowering them to identify their wrong thinking and the undesirable outcomes that they want to change. They will identify behaviors that led to incarceration.
The ministry foundation is teaching men about walking in love and in putting others first.
Implementation of learned behaviors will begin to bring better behaviors more appropriate for reestablishing the family.
We will deal with issues of how to control the tongue and how to reign in your thoughts and emotions. We break the cycle of abuse and empower the individual in how to make decisions that will change the direction of their life, teach how to consider their thoughts in relation to potential consequences, teach how to apply what has been learned into their decisions and behaviors. So today, we continue to push along toward our goal (Phil 3:14), looking for donations to help make this happen! We cannot do this without your help! Those of you who connect with our cause, please encourage others to visit our GoFundMe campaign, www.gofundme.com/tailormaderesults.
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Update 3
Posted by Marilyn Christopherson
32 months ago
Let me share What Happens On The Land:
1) The land becomes the home for Tailor-Made Results’ Ministry (TMRM), where services are offered, a place for staff and mentees to live. The land is the location that will come to be known as a Hope & Help Station.

2) The land is the place where dreams will begin to form as lives are being transformed. A place were we teach and model accountability and responsibility. These character traits will be developed, then practiced daily, and will be evident in the men’s actions throughout their stay, and greatly improved by the end of their stay.

For those that might not know, after incarceration, and regarding reentry into society, there are numerous challenges that have to be overcome:
1) Usually releasees return home
a) where there has been domestic violence, alcohol and substances, mental health issues, and low income
b) and where they are not always welcome, therefore they become homeless
2) They have no skills to cope with adult responsibilities
3) Face unemployment
4) School reentry challenges
5) Some are homeless upon release

The land provides a place to foster improvements in relationships and functioning, and help master independent life and personal interaction skills. Men need to learn about reintegration, and what that involves. They will receive help how to solve behavior problems. Through perceptiveness and patience they learn confidence and eliminate fear, and they build resilience and positive development to direct them from delinquency and other problematic behaviors.

The Fatherless Generation (thefatherlessgeneration.wordpress.com/statistics/) Inmate Statistics shows the cost to US tax payers for incarceration is $70,000,000,000 —(yes, that is 70 BILLION) per year. We at Tailor-Made Results understand that taking a young person from the prison system and sending that person right back into the same neighborhoods, the same lonely life, the same life without education, guidance or a father, is the leading cause of another alarming statistic—Recidivism.

Recidivism in the United States in on the rise ( www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=17 & www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=1099). Your tax deductible donation goes directly into everything needed to provide the restoration of former inmates. TMRM is an Incentive. We offer services that provide support and empowerment techniques, to ensure the success of men, before they actually return to the community as a viable member of society. Communities across the nation are searching for resources to reduce youth crime and offer programs to support positive development.

TMRM will address the frequently common elements, anger and violent thoughts, that typically are the core emotions underlying behavioral responses, that must be addressed. Techniques and methods will be taught to change wrong thinking to right thinking. Behaviors will change, and the undesirable outcomes will be reduced, and then eliminated. The foundation of the ministry is teaching men how faith, hope and love, prayer, praise and worship, and following God’s principles will produce good healthy, strong fruit that will produce after its own kind.

Lets Go!
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Update 2
Posted by Marilyn Christopherson
33 months ago
We have our FIRST DONATION!! AWESOME! Encouragement is High! We have our goal set, and we are off and running toward our Target! Thank you Mary & Danny for Kicking Off this Campaign with a strong donation!"

Please continue to follow www.gofundme.com/Tailor-MadeResults and share the link with your friends.
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Update 1
Posted by Marilyn Christopherson
33 months ago
This email is being sent out to many recipients, so please make any reply directly to cmarilyn@tailor-maderesults.org.

Hello Everyone! Welcome to this GoFundMe Fundraiser! This fundraiser is a huge step for me. So, I hope you will bear with me. My heart and passion are right, but my computer savvy and navigational skills are more than stretched! :) I want to invite you to visit my campaign, make a few donations, and ask you to share this link with your network of friends. Just click the link: www.gofundme.com/tailor-maderesults to learn more.

My name is Marilyn Christopherson. I am an ordained minister, hold a master of science in social work and have a couple of classes left and a dissertation before receiving a doctorate. More details are on my website www.tailor-maderesults.org. I have worked with incarcerated men, adjudicated youth, and in numerous family crisis situations.

This Nonprofit Men's Ministry is to Reestablish The Family (please see the 'Fatherless Homes' statistics on our website). This is a startup nonprofit organization, even though it was established in 2006: it has been sitting on the shelf. The Lord revealed July 1, 2015, that "now is the time." And now, the land has been located. I am asking you to join me in this financial endeavor. The ranch land provides the total milieu setting needed to house and model for the tenets of restoration. I learned that the 1-hour clinical sessions were insufficient for the time needed in dealing with questions, answers, implementation, explanations, and clarification of how principles are applied into the daily living of those troubled.

This ranch land is 110 acres for around $975,000, but has an additional 110 acres for leased grazing. It is two ranches for the price of one! The land has 2 brick homes, a 100x100 metal barn that includes a 20x25 TackRoom Work Shop Office, and a 20x20 pipe concrete wash area for livestock. It also has a 20 ft lane to bring cattle up from the pastures to the barn. There are so many great additions just waiting to be built! But now, in addition to obtaining the land, we also need to hire a ranch manager and office manager. So, praying for sufficient funds to come in for their salaries to be covered.

The funds raised will obtain the ranch, pay for some general expenses, and six months of salaries for two managers (ranch & office). We are expecting God's favor in how all of this plays out, because we are following His leading. We remind ourselves that we are our brothers keeper. So, we are stepping up to take on the responsibility to teach young men how to walk in love and forgiveness, as we assist them in the transition from a life of bondage to freedom. This ranch land will provide a location for mentoring and learning to take place, for the founder and staff to live and provide the services, and to help the men transition from disobedience to obedience. The land provides housing for all of us. The land is a place to teach the men the way to go, so when trouble comes again in their future, they will turn to God and not be moved by their flesh.

Please review the statistics on the website, www.tailor-maderesults.org, and you will see the many trends in our society as a result of homes being fatherless. I can, and have helped. But now, I need your help to take this to the next level. Our sons need to learn how to be godly gentlemen, to learn how to love and treat our daughters like a lady, and how to love and take fatherly responsibility for the children they bring into the world. The ranch land provides the space and place for the transition of these young men to become strong godly men and become prepared to assume the role of the family spiritual leader.

There is a lot going on in our world today. Some of it is pretty scary. But, Mark 16:15 tells us to go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. This is a mandate. This mandate looks differently for each of us, but the message is still the same. We are to reach out and help others. We are our brothers keeper.

Thank each of you for taking the time to learn about our ministry. Please pass the above links along to your friends, whom this may benefit. Thank You for Helping Us Stop the Cycle of Abuse!
We need more relationship experiences!
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Raised by 2 people in 33 months
Created April 27, 2016
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