Book Seminars & Classes
We are now open to book seminars and classes for the following topics. For questions or booking info please contact me.
Healing wounds from a bad church experience
Had enough of church politics? Been disappointed, disillusioned, or discouraged with it all? A broken bone must be set correctly to heal optimely - So it is with a painful church experience - This seminar will try to help the healing of a marred faith toward a healthy direction.
CTRL + ALT+ DEL: THE CONTROL FREAK
Learning to Control the Controller, alter Controlling Behavior, & delete the power Controllers have over us
A seminar designed to free us by learning the sources of control, maintaining choice, power & love distinctions and the "Gethsemene Key".
In the Home, Church, & Workplace
Conflicts? We all have them. Learn to manage conflict productively through self- evaluation, identify your resolution style, construct a 3-point way to frame each conflict, develop "Win-Win" strategies, analyze "Great Church Fights" and utilize Jesus and Paul's perspectives on resolution in this seminar.
Mining for Gold
Reading the Bible for all its Worth
With a Miner's Metaphor we explore the OT & NT maps to find "the Gold". The maps - are they reliable, how did we get them, who made them, how do we read them - to find the golden nuggets in life.
Science & Religion
Friend or Foe? Could they be faithfully observing life according to their respective disciplines and using language to actually help each other? Science asking What, When, & Where while Religion asks Why & Who. Both in the end wind up saying "Wow!
C.S. Lewis + Friends & Influences
Come gather at an Oxford pub, "The Eagle & the Child". Light your pipe & lift a pint as you listen in on a conversation between C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, Dorothy Sayers - and their mentors George MacDonald and G.k. Chesterton.
ALL IN THE FAMILY
Wisdom for Marriage, Parenting, & Family Relationships
Strengthing family relationships by understanding the "Marriage Triangle", divorce deterrants, singleness, how God parents, the "Lost Art of Aunt & Unclehood", and "Ageing with Wisdom & Grace"
"PRAYER WORKSHOP" (JANUARY 21)
Come to Pray, Be Prayed for, or Learn How to Pray
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. And so it is with prayer. In this workshop we will learn by doing - by praying. It will change your perspective on most everything.
"Why Me God?"
3-Part Series on Job & Suffering
Getting a glimpse behind our suffering through Job's. Dealing with Job's friends (and how not to be one). Confronting the Big Q: "Why do good people suffer?" And listening to God's answer to Job - the one bigger than Job's question.
"APPRENTICES OF THE MASTER"(FEBRUARY 11)
Studies & Practices through the Gospel of Mark
Learning from Jesus, the Master, about life, relationships, work, purpose & meaning, spirituality, teaching, and our Father. Get some "Dust on Your Feet" as we take steps to follow Him closer - understanding, especially on busy, demanding, & chaotic days, how to discern what's really important to be done versus being controlled by "The Tyranny of the Urgent".
Lincoln and Kagawa
Two godly men - from different times and distant lands - had tremendous impact on their respective worlds. In this seminar we will give attention to two models for a way through our challenging times.
Mentoring -Jesus Style
Passing the baton of authentic faith to the next generation is the aim of this seminar. Using The Jesus Style by Gayle Erwin as the goal of mentoring, and Apprentices of the Master as a way to that goal, strategies & resources are offered as a practical mentoring model.
English-as-Second Language (ESL) Bible Studies
Option #1 - A week or weekend course in any book of the Bible for ESL folks
Option#2 - A week or weekend course for instructors in developing ESL teaching strategies for the Bible
Option #3 - Holding Options 1 & 2 during the same time period
WALKING THE BOOK
Life-lessons from Israel
Free Bonus Session for each of the seminars & classes above.
Book Seminars & Classes
For questions or booking info please contact me.