Nov. 3-5, 2023


Revive the spirit God has planned for you in Him, which Satan works so rigorously to crush. Refresh your relationship with God. Renew friendships with fellow brothers in Christ. At Truett’s Forged Man Camp, you can do all that and much more.

This is a hands on Man Camp with great outdoor recreation, expert demonstrations, worship, and time spend encouraging each other through the Word of God.  

COST: $135
(All food, activities, and lodging is included.)

Challenging Messages

Become the man God has called you to be through small group discipleship and applicable teachings.

Engaging Worship

Praise the Lord through personal devotions, community worship, campfires, and time in the mountains alone. 

Exciting Activities

Enjoy shooting sports, tomahawk throwing, sports, and much more in a friendly competitive environment!

Lasting Impact

Bring your fellowship to greater heights and be encouraged to continue making a difference at home, in your churches, at work, and in your community. 

Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett

2023 Event Speaker

Sam is a native of Western North Carolina and a graduate of Western Carolina University where he met the love of my life Jodie. God has blessed them with 3 children: Andrew, Katie and Heather in addition to two grandchildren, Ezra and Asher.

After receiving an engineering degree from WCU, Sam was hired by Champion International Paper company where he was employed for 17 years. In 2007, he accepted the Lord’s calling into ministry as the Administrative Pastor of Bent Creek Baptist Church in Asheville, North Carolina. After accepting the call to pastor, he enrolled in
Southwest Bible College & Seminary where he received 2 seminary degrees (MA Christian Counseling Psychology and MA Theology).

October 2022, Bent Creek Baptist Church voted to merge with Missio Dei Church to form a new church, Steadfast Church. It is now his privilege to serve this beautiful church family as their Pastor of Community Life and Operations.

Being a native of WNC, Sam thoroughly enjoys God’s creation in the Blue Ridge Mountains: hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and mountain biking. He currently serve as Vice President of four Outdoorsmen Ministries where he enjoys teaching, writing, videography, public speaking, and training disciples for Christ.

Tim Bennett

Tim Bennett

2023 Worship Leader

Born and raised in Canton, NC, Tim now resides in Birmingham, Alabama with Laura, his wife of 36 years. They have five children, ranging in age from 32 to 19. He has served as an elder in his church for 20+ years, in addition to various capacities in shepherding, worship leading, teaching, small group ministry and discipleship.

Tim graduated from Western Carolina University in 1984 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, and worked for 33 years in Corporate America in various technology leadership roles.

In 2018, he began to sense a calling to leave his job and take a step of faith into full time ministry. Today he serves as Executive Director at GospelTree Ministries, which works with churches and communities to build lasting discipleship processes, structured in intentional fellowship and grounded in the Gospel. In this capacity he conducts discipleship retreats, leads worship, teaches and coaches team leaders.












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“This is a must attend event for all men of God who need refreshing, renewing, or just a short get-a-way to fellowship with other men of God.” -2019 Pastor who attended

It was nice to spend time away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life and find solace in God’s Creation.

2021 Man Camp Attendee

It was a great time to reconnect with God through nature and being surrounded by men of God. The worship and Word of God were broken down to understand and very applicable to our experiences.

2022 Man Camp Attendee

The speaker was excellent and challenged us. I also enjoyed the fellowship and outdoor activities.

2021 Man Camp Attendee

Great fellowship, great food, great people serving the Lord. It was phenomenal.

2020 Man Camp Attendee


At Man Camp you’ll be shoulder to shoulder with men all walking this path of life to draw closer to Jesus. Come and see from a biblical perspective the man God desires you to be. Don’t make excuses this time, set aside three days for yourself in the Blue Ridge Mountains this November!

We are also open to large groups such as churches and outdoor men’s ministry groups to plug into this amazing event.

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