- affirms rather than dismisses masculinity.
- casts a vision and gives men permission to live more freely from a masculine heart.
- values and awakens a man's God-given desires for battle, adventure, and heroic sacrifice.
- teaches men to be warriors and challenges them to live a life of risk for the greater purpose of advancing God's Kingdom.
There is something strong, gutsy, and wild in the heart of every man—placed there by God himself. The reason most messages ultimately fail to reach men is because they “ignore what is deep and true to a man's heart, his real passions, and simply try to shape him up through various forms of pressure.” The last thing men need is another lecture to shape up and be more nice and responsible. Men who attend the Hearts Alive & Free Mens Retreat will hear a very different message that speaks their language—a bold and welcomed message that helps them see how their manhood is congruent with their Christian faith. Men will hear a message that: