Balance in the Circus of Life: Thriving Amid the Tension
Life is a circus. You’ve got so many things going on, so many opportunities to choose from. Is it possible your life feels overwhelming because you’re in the wrong circus act? Identify which circus act you’re currently performing in and discover God’s desired place for you. Learn to make intentional choices that focus your life, allowing you to find joy and rest amidst the tension.
NEW! Journaling the Bible: Meeting God in New Ways
Discover how journaling—through words, art or even music—can enhance your relationship with God as you explore his word. This interactive retreat provides opportunities to experience a variety of journaling styles that bring fresh insights from God’s word, allowing you to hear from God in new forms and express your heart to him in ways that uniquely encourage and refresh you.
Vanquishing the Vampires: Fighting the Fears That Suck the Lifeblood Out of You
Have you ever been afraid? Has worry ever kept you up at night? Whether we call them fears, worries, cares, or concerns, we all find them preying on our minds and hearts. Together we’ll explore how two familiar passages—The Lord’s Prayer and Psalm 23—offer practical help in slaying fears and living in God’s security. Discover how to keep joy-suckers at bay and live confidently.
“Working with Carol to plan our retreats was amazing and pain-free! She (and husband, Les, at two events) spoke and led interaction at three Pastor’s Retreats we held: first, ‘Finding Balance between Family Life and Pastoral Needs’; second, ‘Finding Friendships that Nourish the Soul’; and third, ‘Couple Identity.’ Her firsthand knowledge of the topics and her humor struck a chord with everyone! Our attendees walked away with meaningful, biblical ideas to bring balance and a harmony within their family life and ministries.”Jill Robertson, Reading Berks Conference of Churches, Reading, PA
What Kind of Girl Are You?: Becoming the Woman You Want to Be
Ever feel that someone else’s attitude could use an adjustment? How about your own? It’s easy to let “respectable” sins like gossip, materialism and jealousy be ways we get what we want in life. Understand the qualities God desires to implant in our lives that enable us to be women of power, abundance and attitude who change the world for him.
Power Cleaning for the Soul: Getting Your Life Aired Out
Feel like your spiritual life could use a little power cleaning? Learn God’s plan to clean out the dirt, remove the excess clutter and remodel your inner “house.” Find out how you can simplify your life and beautify your spirit. Feel refreshed and ready to welcome the guests God brings into your life.
Being the Friend I Need: Discovering the Secrets of Great Friendships
Who doesn’t need friends? But friendships don’t simply happen. How can we ensure that we find the friendships we crave? How do we become the friends others need? Discover the secrets of profound friendship as we look at the life of Jesus and learn how to create lasting, meaningful relationships.
I’m No Mother Teresa: Serving the Way You Were Designed
Do you want to make a difference in your world but have no desire to move to the slums like Mother Teresa? Are you tired of responding out of guilt to the needs you see around you? Uncover your own unique design for service in the world. Learn how to avoid guilt and the good intentions of others so you can serve passionately and freely.