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Why Retreats?



RECONNECTIONS prefers to train and equip through the avenue of weekend [men’s/leadership] retreats, because we believe it takes time to plant seeds that will lead to real change. Teaching without leading is what has resulted in our present condition, and weekend retreats provide the minimal amount of time required to not only teach, but to begin to set an example of a different track for men to run on. Mike is currently offering three retreats: one for beginning on a new track, one for enhancing personal spiritual growth, and one heightening and maintaining the mental and spiritual state of our men.

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At this RECONNECTIONS weekend, men and leadership will experience:

  • Break-out sessions for the shepherds, to expose the historic failings of our resurrected temple system, and to begin moving forward with the John 15 model.

  • Break-out sessions for the sheep to call them to personal responsibility, stir their spirits, encourage their participation in the great adventure, get them thinking about how employing their critical giftedness can impact the body for good, and how their absence has an opposite negative effect.

  • Joint sessions to open lines of communication, get everyone on the same page, and help all understand how employing Jesus’ John 15 model can unlock the gates to the dormant potential that waits to be freed, so all together can run!

  • A Saturday afternoon they’ve probably never experienced at a men’s retreat.

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Sunday Evening
Follow Up  



At this weekend we will share what Mike believes to be the single most powerful discipline a man can engage in to instill passion, purpose, and a healthy fear of God in his faith life: Praying the Psalms. Through employing his new devotional, Praying Today’s Psalms, men can overcome many of the Old Covenant stumbling blocks to praying the Psalms, and enter into God’s presence through the only and unique book of the Bible that invites him into a personal relationship between Himself and men with “hearts after His own.” At this retreat, we will:

  • Join together in praying, and discussing the Psalms.

  • Come to understand why the Psalms are unique in all of the scriptures.

  • Seek depth in our prayer lives, our communion with God, and in our fellowship with one another.

  • Discuss the vital importance of restoring a healthy fear of God in our lives, and how praying the Psalms can be a vital aid in that process.

  • Discuss the inescapable callings this discipline places upon one’s heart.

  • Discuss what consistent internal disciplines can do to foster a likewise consistent externally focused life.

*Consults are available prior to or without weekend retreats as well.

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Perhaps you’re happy with the direction of your men’s ministry, but want to take it to an entirely new level of fellowship and unity. Then you’re ready to experience the greatest gift God ever gave for accomplishing just that purpose…a weekend featuring an intimate and powerful Communion at a Lost Supper weekend! Here men and leadership will experience:

  • A small group Communion encounter based upon Mike’s book, The Lost Supper, unlike any they have experienced before.

  • An understanding of the incredible power of Communion to heal and restore that is simply not available to God’s people in any other discipline or ritual, and how that power has been lost through the way we partake now in the church.

  • A model that can easily be brought back to your fellowship and practiced on a regular basis to confront sin and superficiality, restore reality, and bond brothers in love and unity like no other single experience.

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RECONNECTING CONSULTS [*John 15 weekend follow up]


Mike prefers involvement to continue beyond the weekend. “Guest speakers” who teach without leading are setting the wrong example, and Mike’s commitment is to do all possible to help you be successful in establishing a new and balanced model of shepherding when you return home. To help you accomplish this goal, He will:

  • Return with you for a two day consult back at your fellowship, where he will work with leadership to move forward on your new track.

  • Conduct interviews with your current leadership team, and suggest where changes may need to be made.

  • Help you begin to network with churches, para-church organizations, and individuals around the country that can help you establish externally focused ministries in your community, and help mentor you through the process.

  • Gather your new leadership team for a final night of encouragement, prayer, and Q&A.

*Consults are available prior to or without weekend retreats as well.

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Mike will be flexible with fees, depending upon the financial abilities of the congregation. He prefers to stay with a host family from the church to keep your costs down. All travel and trip expenses will need to be paid. Requested fees are:

  • Weekend retreat: $1,000.00

  • 2 Day follow up consult [John 15 weekend]: $500.00

  • 6 month consults [weekend retreat included]: $2,000.00

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