For all those who have already registered—great! For those still thinking about registering—great! There’s still time to register—but space filling up. We have a great lineup of speakers coming your way. In this post, we’ll get to know the speakers coming to pour into you and your son for Project: MANHOOD 2019.


We designed this event with you and your son in mind. We hope you’ll carve out 24 hours on May 17-18th at Country Lake Retreat Center to connect with your son.


Here are the details you need: 

      • What > Project: MANHOOD > the father and son retreat for building godly men.
      • When > Friday, May 17th at 5pm through Saturday, May 18th at 5pm
      • Where > Country Lake Retreat Center, Underwood, Indiana
      • How > Learn more and register at Project: MANHOOD



Get to know your Project Manhood 2019 Speakers

We have some excellent speakers lined up for you! Here’s the list of speakers set for Project: MANHOOD 2019. Don’t want to read? Watch Kent tell you about our excellent lineup of speakers:


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Mark Hancock, Chief Executive Officer
Trail Life USA

Mark-Hancock_webMark began his career founding a national advertising agency. He has served as a Youth & College Pastor, Associate Pastor, Homeless Ministry Director & Global Event Director for an international ministry, organizing events on five continents. Mark has appeared on numerous radio & TV programs including Fox News & Family Life. He serves as CEO of Trail Life USA and lives near Greenville, SC with his wife and two sons. Follow Mark on twitter here.



Aaron Harvie, Senior Pastor
Highview Baptist Church

A-Harvie-b-w.jpgBefore becoming Senior Pastor at Highview, Aaron served as a Church Planting Mobilizer with the North American Mission Board. Aaron is married with five children. He has a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and loves reading, golf, tennis, and Philly sports teams. Follow Aaron on twitter.




Nyke Gatlin, Pastor of Regional Ministries
McLean Bible Church

Nyke-Gatlin_webBorn in Texas and raised in Kansas. Nyke received his bachelor’s degree in Business while serving as a flight & combat medic in the US Army. Nyke served at McLean Bible Church for 8+ years before leaving to plant & pastor Journey Church in Indiana. Then he came back to McLean Bible in 2015. He and his wife Nichole have three kids. He enjoys sports and cheering on his Kansas Jayhawks and Washington Redskins. Find Nyke on facebook.



Scott Long, Discipleship Pastor
Highview Baptist Church

ScottLong_WEB.jpgScott is the Discipleship Pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He and his wife Caroline have two daughters. Scott played football at the University of Louisville. Scott is passionate about making disciples of all nations through the local church to the glory of God. Follow Scott on twitter.



Kevin Jones, Ph.D., Chair of School of Education, Kentucky State University

K-Jones-b-w.jpgServes as the Chair of the School of Education and Human Development at Kentucky State University and is adjunct faculty at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Previously he served at Boyce College. Kevin has taught in Fayette, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties and served as an assistant professor in the School of Education at Kentucky State University where he and his wife are both alumni. He and his high school sweetheart, Demica, have three children. Follow Kevin on twitter.



Kent Evans, Executive Director
Manhood Journey

K-Evans-b-w.jpgKent is the co-founder and executive director of Manhood Journey. He is also the author of Wise Guys: Unlocking Hidden Wisdom From the Men Around You. Kent is married to April and they have five sons. Learn more about Kent here. Follow him on twitter.







There you have it. Now that you know the great speakers we have lined up for you at Project: MANHOOD, here’s what I ask you do next: 


Step 1 > Register now.

Step 2 > Share this blog post with a friend.


 About the author > Ryan J. Sanders, M. Div.


Ryan Sanders is the Director of Outreach at Manhood Journey. He holds the Master of Divinity from The Southern Seminary, is a Fellow at The Colson Center for Christian Worldview and serves as a Lay Pastor at McLean Bible Church. He and his wife Tonia have three children, live in Washington, DC and are diehard Redskins fans. Learn about Ryan, follow @RyanSanders, grab 7 Sins of a Disengaged Dad and the Field Guides for dads.