Men's Retreat

Gather with brothers in Christ at our Men’s Retreat for a powerful weekend of fellowship, worship, and personal growth. This retreat is designed to equip and inspire you through engaging workshops, uplifting messages, and outdoor activities in our spectacular camp setting. Strengthen your faith and forge lasting friendships as you journey together in pursuit of God’s purpose for your life.

Pastor Lukus Counterman

Lukus currently serves as the lead pastor of Gospel Grace Church in Salt Lake City, Utah with over twenty years of pastoral ministry experience. He has been married to Liesl since 2000, and together they have four children. He has completed a DMin in Homiletics from Dallas Theological Seminary and a PhD in Systematic Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Lukus teaches as an adjunct professor for Gateway Seminary and is involved in church planting and pastoral training in the Intermountain West. He has served as an Air Force Reserve chaplain for sixteen years and a civilian counselor for six. Lukus loves good books, hot coffee, CrossFit, and morning runs along the Wasatch front.

Retreat Schedule


5:00 pm Registration Begins – Settle In!
6:00 Higher Grounds Coffee Shop Open
7:00 Dinner
8:00 Welcome and Introductions
8:15 SESSION #1 – “You Need Friends” –Pastor Lukus Counterman
9:30 Free Time – Snack Shop/Game Room/Activity Center/Mini Golf/Laser Tag
12:00 Lights Out – Quiet on Campground please.



7:15 am Higher Grounds Coffee Shop
8:00 Breakfast
8:45 SESSION #2 – “You Must Fight” – Pastor Lukus Counterman
10:00 Break
11:00 SESSION #3 – “You are Loved” – Pastor Lukus Counterman
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 Free Time Activities. Football on Soccer Field/Mini Golf/Disc Golf/Higher Grounds Coffee Shop
1-2:30 Skeet Shooting/Rifle Range & High Ropes Course
2:30 -3:30 Pistol Range/Snack Shop
3:45 SESSION #4 – “You can Lead” – Pastor Lukus Counterman
5:00 Dinner
5:30 Pack Up and Departure!