Men's Advance 2020  



March 27-28

Lake Geneva Christian Center



God has big plans for you. The rewards for turning your life over to Christ and following his perfect example will be the focus of our 2020 Men’s Advance. Micah MacDonald, along with twelve compelling breakout session leaders, will challenge and equip you for your journey. JonCarlos Velez and Band will lead worship, and Doug Vagle will energize the event as Emcee. Join us for an inspirational weekend of fun, fellowship, and great food. You will be blessed, and motivated to build your eternal legacy through Christ.

“The generation of the upright will be blessed” (Ps. 112:2)

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Contact Mark Lerom at 612-803-4096 or mlerom@comcast.net with questions.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Micah Mac travels the country speaking to thousands each year. He resides in Minnesota with his wife Stephanie Joy and their two children Everleigh and Malachi. Micah is President of Mac Ministries (501c3) which is “ALL about the GO” preaching the Gospel and inviting people into a relationship with Jesus Christ. In his spare time you can find Micah enjoying time with family, reading books, and working out at a local gym.

MEN’S ADVANCE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Take advantage of these 12 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 will only be on Saturday)

HOW A DAD TALKS TO HIS SON ABOUT SEX
Douglas M. Graham - Assistant Superintendent, MN District
Vice President for Spiritual Life, Campus Pastor North Central University, Mpls. MN

SPIRITUAL WARFARE
Winning the invisible battle.
Joe Anderson - Lead Pastor, Summit Church St. Paul 

BE THE DAD THAT YOUR KIDS NEED & WANT  
Rediscover the high calling of a Father.  Practical tips that will put the fun back into your home.”
Chris Pruett - Director of Children’s Ministry, MN District and New Life Church, Princeton

WALKING IN THE SUPERNATURAL
Jesus modeled practical ways for us to live a supernatural lifestyle & seeing miracles in everyday life. 
Steve Ekholm - Lead Pastor, Living Hope, Mora MN

HEARING GOD’S VOICE - Friday Only
Learn to hear, trust and obey God’s voice through the word, prayer, and spiritual community.
Aaron Topp - Lead Pastor, River Valley Eagan

THE COVENANT EXCHANGE - Pastors Breakout Saturday only
God’s call to shift the paradigm from simply ministering to men to covenanting with men. 
Mike Stehr - Administration & Family Life Pastor, Rochester AG.

JOSEPH – AN EARTHLY FATHER’S LEGACY
What does Scripture tell us about the impact of Jesus' earthly father and what can we learn from him?
Dr. Tracy Paino – VP of Nicros, Inc. & Verticial Endeavors.  Former Dean and Prof. at NCU.

"MANNING THE BIBLE"
Is there a user manual for the user manual?  
Dr. Allen Tennison  
Dean of the College of Church Leadership
North Central University, Mpls MN

A LEGACY BEYOND RICHES   
Falling upwards into the riches of God's promise and the legacy that we can leave. 
Bill Tibbetts - Dean of Business and Technology, North Central University 

BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS!   
Make your ministry to men built to last!  
Mike Haseltine - Lead Pastor, Maranatha Church, Forrest Lake MN

EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY
Even David the giant slayer needed someone to slay his giant.
Doug Vagle  
Lead Pastor, The Water’s Church in Sartel MN
Dir. of Church Multiplication, MN District

USING YOUR INFLUENCE TO MAXIMIZE THE KINGDOM 
Kiby St. John - District Youth Director, MN District, Mpls MN

WHEN MEN ANSWER GOD’S CALL
More than discovering a life goal or strategy, it’s responding in faith to where God is leading now to leave a legacy in the future.” 
Parker Dickerson - Next Gen. Pastor, Cedar Valley Church, Bloomington MN

Schedule

Friday March 27th   
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 28th
7AM Breakfast 
9AM Morning Service
10:15AM Snack 
10:30AM Breakout Session #2
11:30AM Lunch 
1:00PM Afternoon Service
2:30PM Go Home

*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 6:30 a.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

Cost per person – Men’s Advance.  Price includes the Advance, Meals and 1 spot for housing

  • Kingsriter ($150)
  • Lakeview Dorm Suites ($120)
  • Duplex Cabins ($120)
  • Heritage Dorms ($100)
  • Rustic Cabins ($75)
  • Friday and Saturday ($70)
 
Men's Ministry  
"Encouraging men to lead with purpose, passion and power"

Our MISSION is to Engage, Equip, and Encourage men to become mature leaders Christ, “that we might present every man mature in Christ” Colossians 1:28

Our GOAL is to build a leadership engine to support pastors and staff in fulfilling the mission and vision of the local church
 
 
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