This workshop will discuss what has become known as the Sandwich generation - those in their late 40's to early 60's who are taking care of both adult children and older parents. We will discover tools that will help minister to this generation.
A continuation of the relational needs and differences between men and women in the Christian context. This session will consider the differences between men and women as they relate to each other in the Christian context. Watch out, the differences may not be what you think
This question often comes up with mature adults. What are the pitfalls, opportunities, and joys of marriage or remarriage as one matures or loses a spouse? These items will be discussed in this seminar.
Ministry has been the love of my life, I’m successful, and I love the Lord. However, this one area of my life is vacant, what do I do. This seminar will discuss this topics as well as the shared traits among Asian and African American women.
This is always the question asked when looking for and seeking a spouse. Should I pray for one or not? How does such a question and praying inform my life and faith? This seminar will discuss the thinking and scriptural basis for answering such questions.
Finding single godly men seems hard, what are my thoughts about finding one? Does he have to be in a leadership position, or does he have to be a spiritual giant or super saint? This seminar will explore our thinking on finding single godly men and the barriers that keep us from them.
This seminar is a follow up to last years “Help my administrator is taking over the Church” There are six types of leaders in your church or organization. This seminar will explore the six types of leaders around you and explain how to deal with each of them.
The Church Administrator is often the most influential person in the church. This workshop will explore some strategies to help balance and define the critical roles of Pastor and Administrator, as well as how to work in partnership with each other. It will also discuss the subtle politics and spiritual issues at play.
What should a pastor do to inform and encourage his staff over high schools and teens in crises? How do Pastors, Sunday School teachers and youth workers address these issues? What do you do when today’s issues are beyond your training and expertise? This workshop will explore and equip you to face these issues and more.
As a shy guy women may tend over look you. This workshop will offer concrete ideas and strategies that will help you overcome several of the barriers that keep you from the dating experiences you desire, and begin growing you into the courageous male God always intended you to be
Hollywood and the world around me says that you have to be young to date and or find a mate. You may think and ask "has time passed me by"? The answer to that question is no! This workshop will explore some ideas for the maturing single person who still have a desire to date and be a part of the larger spiritual world around them.
Life, and hence relationships, are constantly change on us, grief comes in the process. We feel as thought death has robbed us of our loved one, our best friend, or the break up was so bad that dealing with the rejection is too hard. How do I cope with the things that have happened? Where was God in the process? This workshop will help us heal and to start over after divorce, break-ups, the death of a loved one or spouse. It will also help us understand our loving Father in the process.
Dating after high school and college can be very difficult. By now you are educated, have a career and a strong sense of self-worth. How then do I continue to flourish in ministry and my career as God’s daughter and remove whatever barriers, be they cultural, societal,or mindsets,there may be and still attract the Godly man He wants me to have. There will be plenty of dialogue as personal experiences are shared and discussed.
Dating after high school and college can be very difficult. By now you are educated, have a career and a strong sense of self-worth. How then do I continue to flourish in ministry and my career as God’s daughter and remove whatever barriers, be they cultural, societal, or mindsets, there may be and still attract the Godly man He wants me to have. There will be plenty of dialogue as personal experiences are shared and discussed
Ministry is difficult work. Marriage is a mystery and is equally hard work. Sixty percent of ministry marriages end in divorce, so the handing each in balance is not always easy. So the question arises how can I be successful at both ministry and marriage. This seminar will speak to this subject
Our culture has changed and now we have someone to speak into it, to challenge and teach your people, but communication, vision, goals and other problems have crept in. How do I understand and work with this person so vital to our churches ministry. This seminar will cover understanding your person and how to best reach your ministry goals.
You spend a lot of time, energy and talent serving and sacrificing for the kingdom. Now you find your patience wearing thin and your faith wavering, waiting for God to lead you to the right man or woman in your personal life. How do I in the fast paced and needy world, not lose hope in God sending me a spouse to walk in ministry with me.
Our world is over run by technology. Because of this we often run until we are exhausted like the prophet Elijah. How do you avoid the Elijah syndrome in youth ministry? How do you hear form God on a daily basis? When is it time to put down the smart phone, the tablet, the computer and take a fast form technology? How do you do self care in this type of overloaded world.
You are entitled to a private life, but not a secret life. How do you as a pastor or shepherd avoid pitfalls, allurements and distractions. Are you afraid to do anything because you are afraid to make an mistake? How do you live a godly life and not buy the hype about yourself or ministry. These are all questions pastors and other spiritual leaders must face. How are you doing?
How does an successful well educated and gifted woman in the above cultures take risk in the areas of career, spiritual development ,romance and finding the right marriage partner. God has made you successful in all areas but this one, is there something wrong? The answer is no. What risk do I need to take to find the person God has for me?
Life, and hence relationships, are constantly change on us, grief comes in the process. How do I cope with the things that have happened? Where was God in the process? This workshop will show us how to start over after divorce, break-ups, or even the death of a spouse. It will also help us understand our loving Father in the process.
Listening is a crucial skill we need, married or not. Without listening carefully we will not hear the still small voice of the Lord. James 1:19 calls us to be quick to listen, and we know this verse, but are we selfless enough to listen? Are we listening to potential spouses, do we disqualify them without hearing or are we trying mainly to say something that impresses?
A wife or husband of noble character is worth more than rubies. I know that, but is that what I'm really looking for? Does Mr. or Ms. Perfect really exist? Do I bother to read, carefully, the online profiles of singles who are not beautiful? Am I what I am looking for. What does the Bible mean by "noble" in Proverbs 31:10?