BeginningsGod and Man… Where it all starts

September 21-23, 2012
Beacon Shores Resort on Whitefish Lake
36859 Silver Peak Road
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 543-4166, (800) 950-9507 -

Professor Daniel Deutschlander

Speaker: Daniel Deutschlander

Professor Deutschlander has served in the public ministry for 40 years as a parish pastor, high school teacher and assistant principal, and college professor of German, history, and religion. He is the author of Civil Government: God's Other Kingdom, The Theology of the Cross: Reflections on His Cross and Ours, and The Narrow Lutheran Middle: Following the Scriptural Road. In retirement, he continues to be a frequent lecturer at seminars and conferences.

Professor Deutschlander led the 2010 men's retreat and we are very happy to have him back with us again this year.


Friday, September 21

5pm Dinner
9pm Welcome and Devotion

Saturday, September 22

8am Breakfast and Fellowship
9am What is God Like?
  Mid-morning Break
  What are we like in our core, our essence?
12pm Lunch
1pm How does our nature reflect God's nature? An amazing thing to consider!
  Mid-afternoon Break
  What is Satan like? What is at the heart of his temptation and why didn't God prevent it from happening?
4pm Free time
7pm Dinner
8pm How did the Fall change our nature? Did it change God's nature?
  Vespers, Bonfire, and free time

Sunday, September 23

7:30am Breakfast
8:30am How do believers and unbelievers react differently to the whole range of changes that have taken place as a result of the Fall?
10am 2013 Planning / Free time
11:30am Pack up / Clean up

Recap of the 2010 Men's Retreat

While all are welcome, this retreat is designed for the adult men of WELS/ELS churches. Fathers are encouraged to bring their sons 14 or older.

Cost through August 22: $130
Must pay by Aug. 22nd for this rate.
Cost after August 22: $150

Includes: Meals (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast), lodging and resort access (2 nights), and instructional materials.

Full weekend registration is closed, we are full!

Saturday registration is available with two options:
     Saturday with lunch - $25
     Saturday with lunch and dinner - $40

I'm sorry, the registration deadline is passed.

Check back next year for another great retreat.

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