Posts by jstanton

The New “Dark Ages” – by Rev. Kevin Swanson

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Men's Advance

Following Dr. Serven’s message, Rev. Kevin Swanson gave a powerful message about the future of the Christian family and the Church of Jesus Christ. 2012 was a wake-up year for conservatives all across America.  The results of the 2012 elections left many of them in shock.  Slowly, the realization dawned on them that America had entered a new age; an age where classic conservatism would not save America. Ever since the 1950’s, Americans have lost a view of working and planning for their children and grandchildren’s good.  Today, we live in a culture that is dominated by selfishness and...

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Jesus and His Men – by Dr. Marcus Serven

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Events

After a wonderful meal from the volunteer kitchen team, Dr. Marcus J. Serven set the tone for the weekend with the first lecture, entitled, “Jesus and His Men“.  We examined the pattern our Lord set for discipleship and mentorship with His twelve disciples.  The Apostles were ordinary men, commen men, uneducated fishermen and even a crooked tax-collector, but through the conversion, training, and intensive discipleship of Christ, they were transformed into extraordinary men who could preach the Word with conviction and power.  Here are some of the keynotes from Dr. Serven’s...

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The Men’s Advance Begins!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Men's Advance

The 2013 Men’s Advance has finally begun!  Excitement was in the air as the men and boys began to arrive and sign in.  Before long, the room was filled with men from all over the Midwest.  Old friends greeted one another eagerly, new friendships were formed, and lots of lively discussions.  So many fathers and sons had come from different states and churches.  But one common denominator united them all; their commitment to intentional discipleship.     More posts coming...

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