2018-10-29T15:52:11-06:00

Standing Still

In our Western society’s approach to life, it seems like there is always too much to do, too many places to go, too many emails to answer, Etc. Yet God tells us in the pages of the Bible that there is a time to stand still. When should we do that—and why?

2018-09-07T15:27:51-06:00

How God Works

All of us have an innate style of operating, of being in the world. Some of us are intense, other laid back, some organized, some less so. What is God like? How does He work? An important question about someone who has so much power and influence in our lives.

2018-08-30T12:20:18-06:00

Managing Time

Looking ahead is something Jesus was and is big on. So is being ready for any eventuality. But how good are we at these time management skills? Sharpen yours with this presentation, the third in our series on time management.

2018-09-07T16:06:54-06:00

Incoming!

In our era people are bombarded with more incoming information than ever before. It’s a new phenomenon. How do we handle it? All the high goals and intentions in the world don’t matter, if we can’t take care of the day-to-day processing of incoming information. Email, social media, text messages, voice mail, can take over and leech our time away. Learn a simple way to make sense out of chaos and get a handle on all the incoming.

2018-08-30T11:58:07-06:00

Prioritizing Time

Jesus said, “Seek first the Kingdom of God, and all these things will be added to you.” That implies a prioritization of our time, if we want to be successful with God. Learn more about doing this in a balanced way in this presentation.

2018-07-26T14:41:58-06:00

Time Management for Christians

Feeling overwhelmed? Too much to do and not enough time to do it? As we read the Gospels, we note that there is no record of Jesus being late, overwhelmed, or stressed by time management issues. That might mean that we are not supposed to feel like that if we want to be like him. Consider your time management approach and gains some tools for this critical part of life in Time Management for Christians.

2018-05-09T16:13:50-06:00

Freedom in Christ

The Apostle Paul wrote about “freedom in Christ,” a contradiction in terms for many people, who see Christianity as restrictive, the stuff of mind control cults, and, as Karl Marx said, “the opiate of the masses.” What should the term mean to Christians? How do Christians explain it to those who want to know?

2018-05-07T15:36:17-06:00

The Sea of Galilee and You

Many people living outside of Israel don’t think much about the Sea of Galilee, yet God uses this beautiful lake to instruct Christians about a vital aspect of Christian life. Don’t miss out on it.

2018-07-26T14:26:44-06:00

The Trauma Bond

Did you know that a relationship develops between victims and perpetrators when some one is held captive or coerced? There is even a name for it. It’s called the trauma bond. Even though we see it every day, most of us are not aware of it. We are naïve. It doesn’t just happen in banks in Stockholm, or in Waco Texas. It happens all around us.

2018-07-26T14:38:03-06:00

Stockholm Syndrome

 In 1973 some bank robbers strapped dynamite to the chests of hostages and held them for 5 days. When released the hostages all sided with the robbers and considered them victims of society. While this may be the most famous example of Stockholm syndrome, it is not the only example. In fact, this syndrome is around us everywhere, often even at Church.

2018-07-26T14:30:22-06:00

Giving Care – A Pentecost Presentation

We all know people, whether they be family, friends, or acquaintances, who need help and support. Sometimes their issues seem beyond our abilities to help. Still, there are things anyone can to do help and support others. In this presentation, we cover some of those helpful tools and approaches.

2018-02-28T07:53:47-06:00

Make No Provision

We may have heard the saying, “I can stand anything but temptation.” How good are you at avoiding temptation? Would you consider your self a novice or sophisticated in your efforts to avoid it? Many Christians don’t think much about it, drifting thoughtlessly into temptation and the ensuing troubles. Learn more here about how to avoid temptation and stay out of trouble.

2017-12-19T16:52:11-06:00

The Wicked

The Bible uses the terms “evil” and “wicked” to describe behavior we might call “psychotic,” “narcissistic,” “sociopathic.” Consider this issue further in this presentation that aims to bridge Biblical teaching and contemporary psychology.

2018-01-31T16:56:08-06:00

Arrested Development

Humans can suffer arrest in their Psycho-Social Development. Did you know that Christians also suffer arrest in their spiritual development as well? When we are in spiritual arrest, we are usually not aware of it. It’s an insidious condition. How is your spiritual condition. This presentation may help you assess.

2017-12-19T16:21:13-06:00

Obsessive Compulsive Behavior

Do you, or do you know people who, focus tightly on order, neatness, and control? If so you might be looking at obsessive compulsive behavior. This type of behavior can be mild or so severe that those afflicted are miserable. The Bible has somewhat to say about the topic. Learn more in this presentation. And learn strategies to overcome the condition.