Equipping men to grow in all areas of life.

Our mission is to wake every man up to Jesus by encouraging a righteous character and building spiritual strength. We do this through Bible study, retreats and service projects.

We hope to see you at Temple on Saturday, 3.9.19, from 8:00AM - 12:00PM!

Join us March 15-17 for a three-day men's retreat in the North Carolina mountains at the Billy Graham Training Center. The weekend will be comprised of great teaching, worship, rest, recreation, reflection and food!


Until February 16, there will be an option to just make a $100 deposit at the end of this registration, that deposit is not refundable after March 4. The deposit option is not available after February 16, payment must be made in full after that time.


struecker Dr. Jeff Struecker is a former Army Ranger who was a squad leader in the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu and was portrayed in the feature film, “Black Hawk Down”. He won the Best Ranger Competition in 1996 and was recognized as Noncommissioned Officer of the Year in 1998. After his enlisted service, Jeff served as a chaplain, retiring as a major in 2011. Following his retirement, he joined the staff of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, GA where he serves as lead pastor, authors books, and speaks regularly to audiences across the United States about his experiences and about his Christian faith. He is married to his wife Dawn and has five children.  

kensmith Ken Smith travels the country speaking at conferences and churches, with the purpose of “presenting a living Jesus to a lost world by teaching and modeling marketplace evangelism..” He has served on the National Board of Trustees for Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is the former football team chaplain for Florida State University and the University of South Carolina. He speaks for Men at the Cross nationwide. Ken and his wife Donnelle have two grown children and three grandchildren.

 Lane headshot cropped Lane Wood is a worship leader/speaker who has traveled extensively through music and speaking over the last decade. A graduate of Appalachian State and Southeastern Seminary, Lane currently serves on staff in downtown Raleigh at Capital Community Church. He desires to lead others into authentic worship of God, by challenging them to make Christ the center of their lives. He is married to his wife Meg and has two sons – Durham and Ezra, and two daughters – Lily and Sadie.

There are many opportunities for recreation, relaxation, exploration, and rest during your time at The Cove. Here are some activities that you will need to be prepared for:

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