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The Men's Advance is a two-day meeting for the men of independent Baptist churches in northern Minnesota and the surrounding area. We enjoy some manly fellowship, fun shooting, great food, and powerful preaching. It's like a retreat, but real men don't retreat - they advance!

Mark your calendars:

April 26-27, 2024

Guest Speaker:

Matt Farinella, Pastor of Foundation Baptist Church

Meal and Service Location:

Bible Baptist Church - 23928 265th St. SW, Crookston, MN

Shooting Location:

Crookston Gun Club - 26251 240th St SW, Crookston, MN

Click here for "Shoot Like a Man" Instructions


Friday, April 26
11:00 am - “Shoot Like a Man!” 3D Bow Shoot / Pistol Range
(lunch at the range included)
3:00 pm - Hotel check in
6:00 pm - Supper begins at Bible Baptist Church.
7:00 pm - Preaching
Saturday, April 27
8:00 am - Breakfast
9:00 am - Preaching 
1:00 pm - Men’s Advance concludes with lunch.

You can stay and eat or take it to go.

Ages: The minimum age for the Men’s Advance is 14.
Dress: This meeting is less formal than a regular church service, and has more of a
“camp” feel. There is no official dress code, but most men will be wearing blue jeans or
khaki pants with a collared shirt—basically “business casual.”


If you're local to Crookston and would like to attend, there's no need to use the registration form. Just contact Levi at or at (720) 518-7982, or you can simply sign up on the sign up sheet at the church.

Dowload Resources for your church:
View Men's Advance 2023 videos below

All the messages from Men's Advance (as well as the skits) are available on our YouTube channel.

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