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Yes! I Want to Be Transformed

I want deeper intimacy with God! I want to worship!

BUILD THE ALTAR is a Virtual retreat Guiding you through Scripture, reflection, and personal worship to deeper intimacy with God

I took my first retreat over ten years ago, and it revolutionized my relationship with God. Build the Altar will walk you step-by-step through a unique, life-changing encounter with God. No gimmicks. Interact with Scripture. Reflect on the Truth. Respond with Worship.

What’s included in Build the Altar?

  • 6 Bible Study Modules
  • 7 Worship Modules
  • All the Bible Study worksheets and Personal Reflection worksheets
  • Downloadable content in video, audio and text formats

As soon as you click Sign Up, you get immediate access

Once the transaction is complete, you’ll get your login ID and password granting you instant access.  (It is all digital and downloadable so you can login to access the content and download and take it with you on the go)

✓   Content is available in video + slides (MP4), audio (MP3) and transcripts (PDF)
✓   30-day 100% money-back guarantee

WE know we need to spend time with God. BUILD THE ALTAR helps you do that without the expense and hassle of traveling for a retreat!

I did a quick survey of people who had thought about a retreat but had never taken one. I asked what had stopped them.

  • 49% said the cost
  • 19% said finding the time
  • 16% said family obligations
  • 9% said their work schedule
  • 7% said health issues

A virtual retreat like BUILD THE ALTAR eliminates all those obstacles.

  • It is affordable
  • It can be done in small bites
  • It can be done from home
  • It fits your schedule
  • it allows you to maintain your healthcare routine.

7 Practical Modules with Study and Worship Sessions

In Module 1 we’ll learn about Noah and the effort he put into his worship.


In Module 2 we’ll look at King David and see what a critical role confession plays in worship.


In Module 3 Elijah will show us how necessary sacrifice is to worship


In Module 4 we’ll examine Hannah’s prayer and consider how petition fits in with worship


In Module 5 Mary’s Magnificat shows us the heights of praise when God’s promises are fulfilled


In Module 6 Deborah will teach us how important it is to praise God for our victories


In Module 7 you’ll have the chance to begin applying some of the things you’ve learned

The BUILD THE ALTAR VTreat includes everything you need for personal worship time.

7 Modules

7 modules including Bible Study and Worship sessions

Study sheets and reflection sheets

Downloadable Study Sheets and Personal Reflection Sheets

Digital downloads of all content

All teaching content available in video and audio formats plus transcripts

You’ll get immediate access to all the teaching material and you can revisit the sessions as often as you like.

Not only that, you’ll have the option to automatically be enrolled in all future retreats including:
Answer the Call
Pray Like Paul
Enter His Presence
and more…



  • Anyone who has no idea what a retreat is, much less a personal worship retreat
  • Anyone who just started following Jesus
  • Anyone who thinks worship is only what you do on Sunday 
  • Anyone who thinks there is probably more to worship than just what you do on Sunday
  • Anyone who has followed Jesus for years
  • Anyone who needs renewal

To put it simply…


Ready for some one-on-one time with God?

Build the Altar Small Group


1 year access

up to 10 per group

6 Bible Study Modules

7 Worship Modules

All the Personal Reflection sheets

1 year access for your group

Build the Altar + VTreats Package


Lifetime access for one low price

Individual Access to ALL Retreats

6 Bible Study Modules

7 Worship Modules

All the Personal Reflection sheets

Downloadable content in multiple formats

Lifetime 24/7 access

Automatic access to new retreats as they are added

Build the Altar Single Retreat


1 Year Access to this single retreat

6 Bible Study Modules

7 Worship Modules

All the Personal Reflection sheets

1 year access to this single retreat

30-Day 100% Money Back Guarantee


I'm confused. It's a retreat but we're not going anywhere?

Right. BUILD THE ALTAR is a virtual retreat. That means everything is done on your computer or another device. You’ll watch the videos and then spend some time on your own with the worksheets. Honestly, that time is when the real learning takes place.

How many videos are there?

There’s an intro video, then two videos in each of the first six modules. Module 7 only has one video. That’s 14 total.

Are the videos long?

Most of them are less than twenty minutes.

So how long will this retreat thing take?

That’s up to you. When I led it with a small group, we did it in a weekend. You can do it over a weekend or several days. You could do a module a week. I suppose you could binge watch the videos too. It’s your retreat. Do it at your speed.

And there aren't any books, CDs, or DVDs?

No. Everything is digital. You are welcome to print out worksheets. You can save the mp3 to your player. You can burn them onto a CD. That part is up to you.

What if I decide I want my money back?

As long as it’s within 30 days of purchase, email us at help@buildthealtar.com and we will get you a full refund. But it has to be within 30 days.

What if I sign up for the retreat but it's a couple of months before I check it out? What if I decide I don't like it?

The 30 days starts from the date of purchase, not the date you access the material.

What if I disagree with you or some of the teaching?

My goal is to is point people to God so they can encounter Him and experience His glory. If you come across something you disagree with, I hope you can keep that stated goal in mind and show me a little grace.

Will you help me answer the questions?

No. The Holy Spirit, however, will. He’s much better at it anyway.

What if I go through all this and I don't learn anything?

If it’s within 30 days of signing up, we’ll get you a refund.

Are you qualified to teach this stuff?

If 20+ years teaching kids, teens, and adults, and leading retreats for 10 of those years qualifies me, then yes.

I don’t have a degree from a seminary or a Bible college if that’s what you’re asking. I think that works in my favor though. That way you know you don’t need a Bible college or seminary degree either.

What do I do if I have other questions?

Email us at help@buildthealtar.com.

What's keeping me from enrolling as an individual and sharing all the content with my small group?

Nothing I guess, except your conscience. I’m trusting that if you’re going to lead a group studying worship … you’re not going to lie about how you’re using the materials.

What if my small group has more than 10 people in it?

Well, I suppose you could cheat and make extra copies, but I’d prefer if a second person in your group enrolled as a small group to cover the extra people.

What if I enroll as an individual but decide later that I want to go through this with my small group?

Then I have a question … Do you want to KEEP your lifetime individual access and ADD the small group enrollment OR do you want to CONVERT to a 1-year small group enrollment?

Either way, email us help@buildthealtar.com and we’ll give you the details.

What if my group and I don't get through the study in a year?

Things can happen. I get that. Email us (help@buildthealtar.com). We can work something out.