Courageous Night


The Courageous Night is a time for men to connect, get encouragement, and grow in God. This is a great starting place for any guy looking for an on-ramp into consistent growth.

Courageous Groups

This is a great place to take the content from the gatherings deeper and drill it down in your life. In this smaller group context, you will be able to find specific encouragement for your life and your walk with God. Groups will be launching shortly.

Courageous Event Night

May 19, 5:30—9:00PM

Calling all men to rally for an impactful night of strength and encouragement. We’re stepping out of the ordinary and into the greatest life God has for us as courageous leaders. Lean in as Pastor Marty Sloan joins us from Calvary Chapel in Naperville, IL. We’re locking in what it means to be courageous men of God. Pastor Jacob will also be speaking, and he has a vision for this night that you won’t want to miss. Don’t come alone. Grab your band of brothers and join us!

Event Speakers


Having served in ministry for over 25 years, Pastor Marty earned his Bachelor’s in Religion and Biblical Studies from Liberty University and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry at Southeastern University. He has been an ordained minister since 2000 and is the lead pastor of Calvary Church in Naperville, IL. His personal interests include weightlifting, reading and hunting. He also enjoys cheering on his Ohio State Buckeyes and Denver Broncos. He and his wife, Becky, also enjoy traveling. They have been married since 1994 and have two grown sons: Chandler and Landon.


Jacob has previously grown a small youth group into a powerful youth movement with over 500 teenagers in weekly attendance. He has trained thousands of youth ministry leaders nationally and has written three books. Jacob and his wife, Hannah established Thrive Church 10 years ago and have seen God build it into a strong church with a big vision. His passion is to see people fulfill their God-given purpose and live encouraged through the ups and downs of life.

Info & Cost

A night loaded with fun and powerful ministry
  • Camaraderie, iron sharpening iron and impactful worship
  • Ax throwing competitions and other games
  • Lots and lots of GQue BBQ! 
  • General Admission $30
  • RSVP the week of $39
  • Student Admission $20