Spiritual Boot Camp for Christian Manhood: Equipping Men for Godly Vocations in the Family, Church, and Society

September 19-21, 2014
Beacon Shores Resort on Whitefish Lake
36859 Silver Peak Road
Crosslake, MN 56442
(218) 543-4166, (800) 950-9507 - beaconshores.com

Speaker: Dr. Ryan MacPherson

Dr. MacPherson is an associate professor of history at Bethany Lutheran College in Makato. He has written numerous books and articles on history, education, and the Lutheran Faith. He also heads up the Hausvater Project, seeking to equip Christian men and women for distinctive and complementary vocations in family, church, and society, by fostering research and education in light of Holy Scripture as proclaimed by the Lutheran Confessions (See link to the right). A true renaissance man in the 21st century!


Friday, September 19

5pm Dinner - As you arrive
9pm Welcome and Devotion

Saturday, September 20

8am Breakfast and Fellowship
9am The Family Altar: The Necessity and Benefit of Home Devotions
  Mid-morning Break
  A Man's Vocation in the Family, Part I: Marriage
12pm Lunch
1pm A Man's Vocation in the Family, Part II: Fatherhood
  Mid-afternoon Break
  A Man's Vocation in the Church
4pm Free time
7pm Dinner
8pm A Man's Vocation in Society
  Vespers, Bonfire, and free time

Sunday, September 21

7:30am Breakfast
8:30am Q&A/Overflow
10am 2014 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 16 or older.

Cost through August 24: $145
Must pay by Aug. 24th for this rate.
Cost after August 24: $170

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

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

Last year filled up before the deadline. Don't delay!

The Hausvater Project