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Men’s Advance Recap | Mark Lerom

In Colossians 1:28, the apostle Paul wrote, “that we may present all men mature in Christ.” The vision for Men’s Ministry in the Minnesota District is to build mature men. On March 24th and 25th, we had a great opportunity to build mature men during Men’s Advance. Over 1,100 men across Minnesota came to Lake Geneva Christian Center. The theme for this year was Break Through. “For everyone born of God overcomes the world.” (1 John 5:4)

Our keynote speaker was Rob Ketterling, Lead Pastor at River Valley Church. He challenged, motivated, and equipped the men as he preached on the vision of Men’s Ministry. He challenged the men during his three messages to reject passivity, accept responsibility, lead courageously, and invest eternally. The men flooded the altar to pray, worship, and minister.

16 Breakout Sessions were offered, and every room was packed! Pastor Steve Ekolm from Mora, MN, led breakout sessions on Living a Supernatural Lifestyle and Deliverance. Over 45 men were either healed or delivered, and many were baptized in the Holy Spirit.

A special thanks and shout out to the speakers, worship team, and the Men’s Advance team. They all did an awesome job in “setting the table” for the men and God to meet.

2024 Men’s Advance will be held March 22-23, with Evangelist Randy Ruiz as the keynote speaker. The theme will be “Keep Moving Forward.”

More events and opportunities are available to engage and get equipped through the Men’s Ministry. Visit to learn more.