Posted by: Derek Guyer | December 13, 2009

Rise Up, Man of God Men’s Retreat – Jan. 22-24th



“There was war in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back. But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven. The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth and his angels with him.

Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say:

“Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ. For the accuser of our brothers, who accuses them before our God day and night, has been hurled down. They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb.”

Revelation 12:7-11 NIV

Did you hear that? Our accuser has been defeated. He has been thrown down. Through Jesus Christ, our Savior, we have been given victory.

So why don’t we live like it? Why do we live in fear and doubt? What are we so afraid of? If we’ve really been “made in the image of God”, what’s wrong with us?

We’ve been lied to. We’ve been deceived. We’ve been tricked. We’ve strayed.

We’ve forgotten the truth about who we are and lost our way. But, God is calling us back. Through Jesus Christ, we’re not just being called back, but we’re being shown The Way. We’re being given the Truth. We’re being given the life. God is waiting for us to Rise Up and claim what is already ours. He’s waiting for us to fight.

Are you ready to stand firm in victory? You aren’t fighting to win. The war has already been won. You’re fighting from a victory that’s already been given to you. So, Rise Up Man of God.

Join Rise of the Home for its second Rise Up, Man of God men’s retreat. It will be a deep look into the original design of men, the war that’s being waged for their hearts in the Heavens, and a journey into their purpose in the home, the church, and the world as a result of the victory they’ve been given through Jesus Christ.

January 22nd-24th, 2010 will be a weekend of challenge, study, fellowship, and overcoming. We will watch together as God crushes Satan’s head in our own lives and we stand strong together as men of God. You’ll hear stories of men from all over the country who have been, and still are, defeating incredible odds through the power and love of Jesus Christ. You’ll hear powerful truths that stand at the crux of God’s word. But mostly, you’ll learn how to overcome.

For more information on the retreat or to submit your registration, see below to get more information on the event.

Dates: January 22nd-24th, 2010

Where: Five Stones Camp in Reelsville, IN

Donation: Your donation of $150 per participant makes this retreat possible to you. This allows for your food, lodging, teachings, t-shirts, and event supplies. Limited scholarships are available for those financially incapable of attending the retreat.

Transportation: All participants must provide their own transportation to and from the retreat.

Check In: January 22nd from 3:30-5:30pm (Dinner will be provided)

Check Out: January 24th at 11:30pm (Breakfast will be provided)

Area Maps and Directions: 

1. Take I-70 West out of Indy
2. Get off on Exit #37- Putnamville-  IN 243
3. At the end of the ramp turn left (south) on IN-243- go 0.9 miles
4. Turn right onto 1000 S- go 0.8 miles
5. Turn left onto 190- go 0.5 miles
6. Turn right onto 1050 S- go 0.8 miles
7. Turn left onto 300W- go 0.6 miles to the bend in the road. GO STRAIGHT onto the gravel drive.
8. Take the gravel drive through the camp 0.7 miles to Boulder Lodge on your right.

Sleeping Arrangements: The camp can only sleep a certain number of people inside the lodge. The cabins are closed during the winter. You will need a sleeping bag, pillow, and extra blankets. Beds and mattresses will be provided in the cabins. If you would like to be bunked with someone specifically or have a group coming that would like to be put together, please let us know this when you sign up. We’ll do our best to keep you together.

Audience: The content of this retreat is meant for mature audiences only. Fathers are not encouraged to bring their sons. Instead, we encourage you to bring another man from the church or community with you. We believe you will achieve the full benefit of your time at the retreat when you leave with someone else who is armed to take on the spiritual battles with you and encourage you through them. Much of the content is focused on married men, but we do believe that single men can benefit from the content as well.

Registration: Fill out your Rise Up Man of God registration form here! Don’t forget to come back and make your donation afterwards. Registration will be closed on January 15th, 2010 at midnight.

Cancellation Policy: All registration donations are completely non-refundable after January 15th, 2010 at midnight. Anyone who cancels a registration before January 15th, 2010 at midnight will receive a full refund of their money.


  1. Derek I filled out the registration form but did not receive the reminder list I got the last time that suggested every thing to bring. That list was helpful. Thanks Brian

    • Hey Brian, we’re pumped you’re coming. We received your registration and will send out an email to everyone soon with a list of everything you’ll need for the weekend. I’ll get it to you asap.

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