MEN'S ADVANCE 2022

March 25-26th 2022
Lake Geneva Christian Center,
Alexandria MN

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God is calling men to pursue Him with purpose, passion and power! Join us for an inspirational weekend of fun, fellowship, encouragement and great food. Pastor Nate Ruch, along with compelling breakout session leaders, will challenge and equip you to keep moving forward. JonCarlos Velez and his band will lead worship and Kirby St. John will energize the event as Emcee.

“press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God.”  (Phil. 3:14)

Schedule

Friday March 25th
12PM Registration Opens
4:30PM Breakout session #1
5:30PM Dinner
7:00 PM Evening Service – Worship Center
9:30PM Late night Activities*

Saturday March 26th
7AM Breakfast (Office/Registration Opens)
9AM Morning Service
10:15AM Snack
10:30AM Breakout Session #2
11:30AM Lunch
1:00PM Afternoon Service
2:30PM Go Home

Cost per person – Men’s Advance.  Price includes the Advance, Meals and 1 spot for housing. Guests need to bring bedding & towels for all housing selections other than Kingsriter.

  • Kingsriter ($150)
  • Lakeview Dorm Suites ($120)
  • Duplex Cabins ($120)
  • Heritage Dorms ($100)
  • Rustic Cabins ($75)
  • Friday and Saturday ($70)
  • Friday only ($40)

*Late Night Activities:
Volleyball and Basketball– Gym | Ice Cream – Event Center/Dining Hall | Bonfire – 2 next to Kingsriter Retreat Center and 1 on the beach by Event Center | Movie – LeHomme Dieu in Event Center | Geneva Java – open Friday 1:00 p.m.- 5p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Saturday 6:30a.m.-9:00 a.m | Games in the rec. area in Lakeview Lodge | NCAA Final Four Regional Basketball Game – Fireside room in Lakeview Lodge | “Taking care of business” prayer time in Worship Center

Breakouts

Take advantage of these great equipping opportunities! We have amazing breakout sessions led by outstanding teachers. Each breakout session will be held twice – 4:30PM Fri. and 10:30AM Saturday. (Pastors Breakout Friday and Saturday)

Living a Supernatural Lifestyle!
Jesus Calls us to Greater things. He modeled practical ways for us to live a supernatural lifestyle. During this workshop you will be inspired, equipped, and activated to walk supernaturally and see miracles in everyday life. | Steve Ekholm – Lead Pastor, Living Hope, Mora MN

Prayers That Will Change Your Life
Come discover 2 simple “go-to” prayers that every believer has access to that will change you and those you pray for in powerful ways. | Dave Simerson – Lead Pastor, Cornerstone Church

Winning the War Within
If we want to change our lives, we need to change the way we think! Learn to use scripture to win the war within. | Kyle Peterson – Lead Pastor, River of Life, Sauk Centre MN

Building Your Ministry to Men
The Promise Principle. A simple and effective way to engage men in biblical community. | Derek Blumberg, Men’s Director, River Valley Church

The Spiritual Head of the Home – Bully or Wimp?
A discussion to help make sense of every man’s responsibility to embrace the discipline of spiritual leadership. | Mike Stevens – Lead Pastor, Good Hope Church, Cloquet MN

Pastors Breakout – Semper Fi “Always Faithful” (Friday only)
Almost anything can be accomplished anywhere as you trust the leading of the Holy Spirit and Never Give Up. From the perspective of a Jar Head in Very Rural ministry, explore how Honor, Courage and Commitment enable men to make a difference in a critical mission field, small town America. | Amos Self – Lead Pastor, Verndale Family Church

Pastors Breakout — Bottoms Up (Saturday only)
Christ’s crucifixion calls me to go ALL IN as a Christ Follower. | Dr Doug Graham – Assistant Superintendent, MN District; Vice President for Spiritual Life & Campus Pastor, North Central University, Minneapolis.

When You Don’t Know Why
Discover the WHY behind what drives you back to what you know isn’t good for you.  | Jono Gates – Evangelist (Former Students Pastor, Rochester Assembly)

How To Be A Great Dad In The Digital Age
Learn how to lead your family through the murky waters of technology and social media as we battle the billion dollar industries fighting for your families every waking moment. | Chris Pruett – MN District Director – Children’s Ministry

Young Leadership Necessities
Learn about the qualities and skills needed to be an effective leader in the church. | Nick Grey – Lead Pastor, Reach Church, Alexandria MN

Trinkets or Treasure….What’s the Point of Your Pursuit?
Going to explore how the Israelites had the trinkets (God’s promise, power & provision), but nearly missed the treasure (God’s presence). | Mike Stehr – Lead Pastor, Rochester Assembly

5 Disciplines For Every Man
Five non-negotiable disciplines that incite massive growth and are easy to teach to anyone. And get this — only take minutes each day. | Vince Miller – Founder of Resolute Ministry to Men.

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