The Maine Baptist Association
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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DVDs Alphabetical Listing

Browse below or click on the links below to see only a portion of the list.

A-E     F-J     K-P     Q-T     U-Z 

Be Still

Dallas Willard, Dr. Henry Cloud, Richard Foster, Judge Reinhold, Amy Reinhold, Priscilla Shirer

One of the greatest challenges in the world today is to stop, to be silent, and to listen in the midst of the noise and distractions of our 24/7 society.

Many Christians may long for greater intimacy and depth in their spiritual lives, but they have a difficult time incorporating silence and meditation on Scripture into their schedule-driven days. Invite your congregation to this extraordinary event and discover together how the discipline of contemplative prayer can make a profound impact in your life and the life of your church!

Becoming One Flesh: A Marriage of Spiritual Friends

Steve and Valerie Bell

CCN invites the married couples in your community to discover how it's not only possible but enjoyable to build a closer, more joy-filled and intimate marriage by making practical room to experience God in relationship with one another.

Becoming Women Who Change the World

George Barna, Michelle Borquez, Constance Rhodes

Like never before, women are in a position to influence the Church and literally change the world.Women represent the majority of Christians in America. They also represent the backbone of the community of faith in terms of their time, money and personal investment in their devotion to Jesus Christ.

According to researcher and cultural analyst George Barna, "Millions of women are seeking new ways of experiencing God in their life and expressing their faith in daily circumstances. These new approaches to faith are revolutionizing the Church." In the CCN broadcast, Becoming Women Who Change the World, ministry leaders will explore the unique ways in which women are representing God in the marketplace, through their efforts to worship, evangelize, serve, support, and interact in new ways.

Better than Good

Zig Ziglar

In Better Than Good, leaders from the marketplace will learn to confront and transform the obstacles that stand in the way of success. Zig Ziglar will look beyond models of worldly success to offer a practical and spiritual vision of what can happen when leaders allow purpose and passion to permeate their souls.

Beyond the Cosmos: Origin of the Universe

Dr. Hugh Ross

Dr. Hugh Ross explains that what seemed impossible in the four-dimensional world of length, width, height, and time become answerable in the context of extra-dimensional reality. Find out what science has learned about extra dimensions that will strengthen one's faith in a personal Creator.

Boundaries with Teens

Dr. John Townsend

Parents, youth workers, coaches, teachers, family and friends will learn the critical skills of when to say yes and how to say no to the teens in their lives. 

Children’s Ministry: What Matters Most – Building Transformational Partnerships with Volunteers and Parents

David Staal

You can’t run a dynamic children’s ministry without two key groups of people: volunteers and parents! David Staal will walk your leadership team through the tteps of building this strong base of support. Learn exactly what it takes to develop quality relationships with parents and inspire lasting commitment in your volunteers. 

Cosmic Fingerprints: An Astronomer’s Quest

Dr. Hugh Ross

Most people think scientists reject Christianity because they’re too fact-based and skeptical. Hugh Ross says the opposite. His own story demonstrates that when scientists apply their own research method to an evaluation of both the biblical text and the record of nature, they discover a stunning consistency! 

Conversations that Change Lives: The Art of Engaging in Spiritual Conversations

George Barna, Jim Henderson, Steve Russo

Spiritual topics do not have to be a conversation stoppers. Join research expert George Barna and evangelism guru Joe Henderson in a live broadcast that will train your leadership team to talk with seekers about Jesus in ways that will open doors to deeper relationships and more conversations—ultimately, faith in Christ! 

Creating Innovative Outreach Events

Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg 

Evangelism experts, Mark Mittelberg and Lee Strobel take the CCN stage together again! This practical seminar will help you and your leaders identify the most critical elements in creating outreach events that are the best fit for your church and community. Whether your church is planning to reach out through small groups, medium-sized gatherings or blockbuster events, this practical program will ensure your success by helping you make the right decisions at the right times. 

Culture Shift

Wayne Cordeiro, Robert Lewis

 Pastors Robert Lewis and Wayne Cordeiro will offer practical steps to shift the culture of your church to the kind of community that transforms lives. Coming from two vastly different yet thriving churches, Dr.’s Lewis and Cordeiro share the common commitment of protecting and enriching church culture first! Church leaders will discover the importance of becoming value-driven rather than program-driven. 

Dual Revelation: Christ and Creation

Dr. Kenneth Samples

The doctrine of revelation -- divine unveiling and self-disclosure -- is key to understanding of our relationship with God and how He makes Himself known to us. Samples says there are two important ways God reveals Himself to us:

  • General Revelation: Discover how the created order, nature, history and the inner human conscience tell of God's existence.
  • Special Revelation: Learn how God has made Himself known in special times and ways to His covenant people, through the incarnation of Christ and the preservation of Scripture. 

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Pete Scazzero, David Kinnaman

Pete Scazzero says the bottom line is this: "It is not possible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature." Find out how you can:

  • Develop spiritual practices that provide a structure and direction for growth in Christ. 
  • Establish daily actions which will help you intentionally pay attention and remember God in everything you do. 
Energizing Your Family’s Spiritual Life: The Power of Being There(currently unavailable)

Dr. Jim Burns

Invite the parents (and grandparents) in your church and community to join Dr. Jim Burns for a HomeWord Marriage and Family training seminar.

"Contrary to what some of us in youth ministry used to think, parents and grandparents set the pace when it comes to leading kids in faith. They don’t have to be perfect, but they do need to try and be authentic," says Dr. Jim Burns.

Parents will learn how make their faith a real part of the home by:

  • Putting God first in family life
  • Making spiritual matters a natural part of conversation
  • Paying attention to their own spiritual health 

Every Woman's Battle

Shannon Ethridge

Equip and encourage the women of your church to find the freedom, joy and victory that God intends for all aspects of their lives, including their relationships. Invite both single and married women to join award-winning author, Shannon Ethridge, as she offers frank and practical insights for women who want to pursue God-honoring values in regard to sexual integrity and purity.

Note: This program candidly addresses the sexual temptations women face and may not be suitable for all audiences. 

Experiencing the Nativity

Erwin McManus, Mike Rich

Seekers and believers are invited to come explore the questions:

  • Why did the Nativity happen?
  • Why would God choose Mary, Joseph and a virgin birth? 

Exploring Judaism

Mark Mittelbert, Dr. Michael Rydelnik, Michael Cohen

Evangelism expert Mark Mittelberg with his special guest, Michael Rydelnik, professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute. Michael will give Christians a more complete understanding of the beliefs that are held by our Jewish friends, neighbors, and coworkers. Michael will share natural and sensitive ways to overcome tensions and barriers and to communicate our faith --including who Jesus is and why we believe He is the Messiah for all people. 

Extraordinary Women 2005

Lois Evans, Ruth Graham, Natalie Grant

 "The speakers and their content were fabulous in their encouragement, vulnerability and presentation of God's grace.Thank you for how you ministered to our hearts and souls." 

Finding Joy at Work: Equipping Leaders in the Workplace

Dennis Bakke, Brad Smith

What is the purpose of our work? Is the workplace primarily a mission field, an arena to carry out the Great Commission? Or, is it simply the means to support our families and the missions of our local church and para-church organizations? Could it be that secular work is the primary mission or ministry to which God has called most people? God has created us with the ability to reason, to make decisions, and to take responsibility for our actions. When these things come together, we all can experience Joy at Work

Finding Your Destiny: Discovering God’s Plan for Your Life

Steve Fitzhugh

 Seasoned youth ministry expert, Steve Fitzhugh, coach students and student leaders through the exciting process of finding God’s unique plan and purpose for their lives.

The Christian life will come alive for your students as they realize the startling fact that God has equipped each one to serve a unique role in His kingdom! 

Generous Giving: Creating a Culture of Generosity in Your Church

Dr. Joseph Stowell, Bob Coy

Imagine a congregation joyfully encouraging one another toward ever-increasing, lavish giving—a church that mirrors Jesus’ ultimate sacrificial generosity. Sound too good to be true? Explore how it is possible to create a culture of financial faithfulness and generosity in your church. 

Good Sense Retirement Workshop

Dick Towner

Most people have some ideas about retirement. Retirement can be a tremendous time in life when there is greater freedom and resources to serve, give, reach out to new people and embrace new ministries. How can you equip your congregation to make their retirement years some of the most joy-filled and fruitful years of their lives? It's never too early nor is it too late to make realistic plans for retirement! In this workshop, your entire congregation will receive a proven, biblical resource for changing hearts and lives in the area of finances. 

Groups that Grow – the first in the small group series

A Place to Belong

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Small groups are designed to be a "sticking" place. They are a place where new people can begin to feel known and at home in your church...And they'll want to stick around. But how do small group leaders create a program and an environment which are both welcoming and open to newcomers? How do new people move from the feeling of stranger and visitor to the feeling that this is "their church": A Place to Belong?

Building Authentic Relationships in your Small Group

Dr. Bill Donahue, Greg Bowman

Each one of us is created with a longing to experience authentic and dynamic community.

In fact, our ability to grow and develop Christ-like character depends upon the relationships we build in the Body of Christ. And this is the mission of the small group: Draw people together so that they can draw closer to Christ! So, how do small group leaders move their groups beyond superficiality to life-transforming community?

Small group expert, Bill Donahue, continues the Groups That Grow series by training leaders how to foster authentic relationships in their small groups with several important disciplines.

Coaching Life-changing Leaders

Bill Donahue, Henry Cloud

Don't overlook your small group leaders! Providing care, accountability, development and support for your leadership team is essential to building healthy small groups. Learn exactly what churches can do to ensure that leaders get what they need to grow in both small group skills and character.

Creating an Environment for Spiritual Growth

Bill Donahue, Henry Cloud

Bring your small group leaders together for an evening of training with Dr. Henry Cloud and Bill Donahue in this rebroadcast of the first installment in the Groups that Grow Small Group Leadership Training Series. This first program will help you and your leaders create an environment that encourages and equips group members to move beyond skin-deep change to real spiritual transformation.

No Perfect People Here

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Is your small group a place for real people? It's critical that small group leaders understand that pain and brokenness are a part of the human experience and a normal part of group life. If the good news of the gospel is for those who need a Savior, then why do we pretend to "have it all together"? When people discover that God's love and grace is available to them just as they are, exciting things happen. Life-transforming change begins in authentic relationships with God and others.

 

Four Meetings That Will Change Your Group Forever

Part 1-Getting Connected from Day One

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Small group leaders will learn how the power of each member's story can help grow community.

Discover how these stories can:

  • Create a platform for authentic sharing
  • Encourage participation among members
  • Reduce anxieties about being in a small group
  • Build community

Part 2-Starting at the End

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Small group leaders will be trained to create a process for defining their small groups' purpose.

Learn how to:

  • Begin with the end in mind
  • Uncover and articulate the group's main goals
  • Design group elements to support purpose
  • Anticipate and overcome obstacles to achieving goals

Part 3-Building the Guardrails

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

This meeting is critical to help shape the values and ground rules that will enable your groups to achieve their purposes.

Learn how to:

  • Invite participation and ownership of the process
  • Identify the core values and ground rules which are necessary to every group's success
  • Articulate the specific values and ground rules which will support your unique purpose
  • Foster a spirit of unity and consensus

 

Small Group Leadership Training Series

Going Deeper

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

How does a group move from superficial levels of interaction to a deeper connection with God and others in the group? Train your small group leaders in a process that will help you integrate scripture, prayer and authentic relationships into your group experiences.

Turning Questions into Transformational Discussions (part 2 of 4)

Dr. Henry Cloud, Bill Donahue

Bill Donahue and Dr. Henry Cloud continue their small groups series by helping leaders better understand the importance of deep discussions. Learn the type of questions that enhance and lead to thoughtful discussion.

Sharing the Leadership Load

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Shared leadership and mutual responsibility are the hallmarks of a maturing, healthy group. Small Group experts Henry Cloud and Bill Donahue will provide your small group leadership team with some proven strategies to help build vital, new leaders in your groups.

 

What to Do When “Life Happens” in your Group

Part 1- Responding to People in Pain

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue

Learn how to come alongside someone who is experiencing a crisis in life.

Part 2- Dealing with Difficult People

Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Bill Donahue 

Learn how to confront challenging personalities and behavior with grace and truth.

 

Healing is a Choice

Stephen Arterburn

Jesus once asked a man who had been sick for 38 years if he wanted to be healed. Now, the "Healing is a Choice" programs address the same critical question to your community: "Do you want to be healed?" Based on the book by the same name, this program launches a review of the ten choices that can transform the lives in your congregation. 

How Music and Media Influence Youth

Dr. Jim Burns

 It's not just the movies and the music that has today's parents worried; now it's the internet, the gaming systems and all that technology brings. And it's complicated. All secular music/media is not bad; all Christian music and media is not necessarily good. In this session, parents and youth ministry teams will find out how modern technology really influences our kids' lives, and how we can help them understand its impact on their lives -- both positive and negative. 

How to Get a Date Worth Keeping

Dr. Henry Cloud

If there’s one topic that remains central to the hearts, minds and souls of singles –even more than anyone dares to admit - it’s dating! We love it and we hate it! Dating is awesome in its potential for good and frightening in its potential for pain and set back. At its finest, dating is an exciting path towards personal and spiritual growth, great life experiences and discovering a partner for life! Dr. Henry Cloud, clinical psychologist and best-selling author, tackles the key question that everyone can relate to, “How should a person date?” 

How Parenting Styles Affect Children

Walter L. Larimore, MD

Is one style of parenting better than another? Dr. Walt Larimore is back to explore the ways that individual parenting styles do affect children. Combining the newest, most helpful parenting research with time-tested biblical truth, one of America’s best-known family physicians will train parents and ministry leaders in the do’s and don’ts of parenting. 

How to Grow a High Impact Church

Law of Focus

Chip Ingram

Find out how to lead with an outward focus. Learn how to identify and deploy those with a gift of evangelism. Discover vital elements of evangelism that will lead to an increase in your membership.

Law of Purpose

Chip Ingram

Rediscover the importance of an ongoing commitment to both the great commission and the great commandment, and learn how to retain that focus.

Law of Expectation

Chip Ingram

Status quo is not an option. Learn your direct role and function in church growth and what it takes to set the tone and attitude of your current congregation so they expect change.

Law of Dependency

Chip Ingram

Discover creative ways to implement spiritual vitality in your deacons, leaders and lay people to create dependency between all of you.

Law of Inspiration

Chip Ingram

Discover how to organize your service so that form follows spirit to encourage a meaningful worship experience: worship that breaks monotony and creates increased desire for corporate worship.

Law of Structure

Chip Ingram

Learn how to see growth barriers before they occur, and find out how to break through them.

Law of Intentionality

Chip Ingram

Learn how to plan and develop a ministry with clear goals and a strategy to fulfill your vision. Discover how an intentional plan for preaching, assimilating new members and discipleship will help you attain maximum impact in your community.

The Law of the Kingdom

Chip Ingram

Did you know that forming relationships with the other pastors and churches can actually help you grow your church? Learn how growing churches don’t view other churches as rivals or competitors but as an opportunity to join forces: to gather with those who are like-minded for regular times of prayer, worship, and interaction, to offer practical help in times of need.

 

Integrity: The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality

Dr. Henry Cloud, Ken Blanchard, Bill Hybels, John Maxwell, Zig Ziglar, Ronnie Lott

Integrity. It's more than simple honesty. It's the key to success. You have heard all your life that “character counts.” You have desired integrity in yourself and in the people with whom you work. You have felt its effects, suffered when it has not been present, and benefited when it has. You know that it is real. In this 2-hour event based on Dr. Cloud’s newest book, leaders throughout your community will find out how character integrity is the bedrock of success in all of life - especially in one’s work, career, or leadership. 

Just Walk Across the Room: Stepping into the New Era in Personal Evangelism

Bill Hybels

The next era of personal evangelism is here! In this exciting broadcast, Bill Hybels takes a lifetime of evangelism experience and boils it down to something simple that every believer can do: Just Walk Across the Room! In this transformational program, you and your congregation will learn how to reach out to people who are far from God in a humble and natural way. 

Lift up your Voice: A Call to Prayer

David Jeremiah, Jerry Rankin, Beth Moore, Carrie McConnall

Every day the world seems to become a little smaller, a little more reachable, and its events come a little closer to home. Even in the Church, there is a thirst to be a part of what God is doing around the world like never before. We are also at an amazing juncture in history. Come together to celebrate and connect with God’s work around the world in a CCN special event: Lift Up Your Voice… A Call to Prayer

Listen to your Life

Valorie Burton

In this wise and practical program, Valorie will show how each woman can achieve the ultimate life makeover by listening to and acting on the messages that God sends her way through everyday experiences. 

Lose it for Life

Stephen Arterburn

Join author Steve Arterburn for this exclusive special LIVE training for all Lose it for Life small group leaders. Lose it for Life offers hope and direction for anyone tired of struggling with their weight. More than a diet plan, this proven program focuses on the factors underlying unhealthy eating habits and provides biblical answers to these challenges. 

Making Your Marriage your Top Priority

Dr. Jim Burns

Invite the couples and families in your community to discover the tools they need to survive the stresses and pressures of 21st century family life! Marriage and Family expert Jim Burns offers straight forward and practical help to couples who want to make their marriage all that God designed it to be. 

Maximizing Your Impact

John Maxwell

Speaking from his personal experience and the hard lessons learned from failures, leadership expert John Maxwell offers leaders in your community the insights they need to create maximum impact at work, in their community and in the home. 

Ministry and Marriage: When Leaders Live Together

John and Nancy Ortberg

There is a challenge and an opportunity that come from being both married and in ministry. Is it possible that the experience can both enrich the ministry and deepen marital intimacy and joy?What are the unique demands that ministry couples face? Are there certain practices which can help protect the marriage relationship?CCN invites ministry leaders and their spouses to join an experienced ministry couple, Dr. John and Nancy Ortberg, for an honest, encouraging and straightforward seminar on Ministry and Marriage: When Leaders Live Together. 

Myths and Management of ADHD

Walter Larimore

 Dr. Walt Larimore, one of America's best known family physicians, provides a realistic and encouraging perspective for parents, family members, teachers, youth leaders, church leaders and pastors who have the privilege of working with ADHD in children. Filled with insights, personal stories and sound medical expertise, this program provides hope that breaks through the "hype". 

Narnia Outreach Event

Doug Gresham, Michael Flaherty, Steven Curtis Chapman, Paul Lauer

Great fiction often carries great truth, and a story told in film can make those truths come alive in powerful ways. In the CCN broadcast, Narnia Outreach Event, you and your leadership teams will learn how you can use this film as an outreach opportunity and invite your community to explore its messages of reconciliation and forgiveness, love and grace. 

New Life After Divorce

Bill Butterworth

Few experiences are more painful than divorce. Like the death of a loved one, divorce brings grief and loneliness, heartache and depression. For the newly divorced and/or their loved ones, this hope-filled broadcast affirms that there can be new life, healing and joy ahead. 

Non-Commercial Thoughts on Christian Spirituality

Donald Miller

Invite your community to join Donald Miller for a fresh, frank investigation into the ways our commercial culture affects how we view and relate to God. 

Off-Road Disciplines: Spiritual Adventures of Missional Leaders

Earl Creps

Learn about “paradigm crashes” – disconnects between the American church and the culture it is commanded to reach. You’ll explore the three paradigm crashes that impelled Earl on his own rocky but exhilarating path to discovering twelve off-road disciplines.

Then, you’ll investigate two of those disciplines:

  • Reverse mentoring (a personal discipline)
  • Performance assessment (an organizational discipline) 

Pastor to Pastor: The Spiritually Vital Leader

HB London, Dallas Willard, Dr. John Ortberg

As pastors, there is a subtle pull to be more attached to ministry than the One who calls us to ministry. It can be a struggle for pastors to focus on their own spiritual vitality while serving. Our hearts long for intimacy with God, but how can pastors and ministry leaders foster spiritual vitality in the midst of so many ministry agendas? The pressures of people, church management, and leadership seem to prevent us from drawing near to God. Reviving, strengthening and protecting the spiritual health and vitality of leaders is the focus of this session of the Pastor to Pastor series 

Preparing your Daughter for Every Woman’s Battle

Shannon Ethridge

As parents, we know that our girls are growing up in a sex-saturated world, but we don’t always know what to do about it. Now you can offer the parents in your congregation the encouragement and support they'll need to talk openly and honestly with their daughters on this important topic. Counselor, youth leader, author and speaker, Shannon Ethridge will equip parents and student ministry leaders to help adolescent girls (ages 8-13) have victory over the sexual and emotional temptations that they’ll inevitably face as young women. 

Preventing & Treating Childhood Obesity

Dr. Walt Larimore

The mushrooming childhood obesity epidemic is destroying children's lives, draining family resources and pushing America dangerously close to a total health care collapse. The good news? There is something that you and your church can do about it. Invite the families in your congregation to to join Dr. Walt Larimore, one of America's best known family physicians, as he presents a clinically proven, step-by-step lifestyle change program that's designed for the whole family. He invites parents and churches to work together to avert the coming crisis! 

PyroMarketing

Greg Stielstra

 There's nothing like the combustible power of the customer evangelist. Drawing from the principles learned while promoting the runaway success of The Purpose Driven Life, Greg Stielstra reveals a new way to fuel interest in your services and products. Reach out and invite the leaders in your community to learn how to implement the four steps of PyroMarketing:

Gather the Driest Tinder – Promote to the people most likely to buy.

Touch it with the match – Give them an experience with your product or service.

Fan the Flames – Help them tell others.

Save the Coals – Keep a record of who they are. 

Reasons to Believe

Hope, Purpose & Destiny

Dr. Hugh Ross

The physics of space and time reveal that time is not eternal: it had a beginning, and it will have an end. New discoveries also show that the universe is expanding, ultimately to the point where life, including humanity, cannot exist. At the same time, science is leading scholars to believe that humanity must possess an ultimate purpose. Discover how science supports the good news of the Bible: that our ultimate purpose lies not in this creation but in the new creation to come!

ET- Is Anyone Out There?

Dr. David H. Rogstad

With science now estimating there are as many as 10 billion trillion planets in the universe, it seems unlikely that only one planet would be life sustaining. But Dr. Rogstad believes that science can help people understand that “the more we learn about our universe — and Earth specifically — the more we realize the likelihood that our planet is unique and one-of-a-kind.” Among the scientific evidence for the uniqueness of Earth’s life-sustaining capabilities: 300 parameters within the fields of physics, chemistry, astronomy, and biology that must all be perfectly matched in order for advanced life to exist! Encourage your congregation to invite their friends in the community to the next program in the Reasons to Believe series as we look at the potential for life … out there. 

The Origins of Life

Fazale "Fuz" Rana

Life instantaneously arose on Earth? Early in its history? In a complex form? In hostile conditions? Since this theory contradicts any possible naturalistic explanations, origin-of-life researchers are now looking beyond Earth for the answers. This has exciting implications for believers! Join us to learn more about a testable scientific model that boldly predicts what future scientists and people of faith will agree is the answer. 

Revolution

George Barna, Dwight Gunter, Robert Lewis

We live in the midst of a revolutionary age. You’ve heard of the Information Revolution and the Technological Revolution … But did you know that there is a Spiritual Revolution taking place in your church? According to researcher and cultural analyst George Barna, North America is in the early stages of what may well become the most significant spiritual reformation of the past hundred years. This Revolution represents an explosion of spiritual interest and activity that is reshaping Christianity - both personal faith and corporate religious expression.

Revolutionary Parenting

George Barna

 The revolution is underway, but in this new era, how can parents make a lasting impact in the spiritual lives of their children? To find the answer, George Barna researched the lives of thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood. He also learned surprising truths about which popular parenting tactics just aren't working. Revolutionary Parenting goes beyond youth group and Sunday school and shows parents how to instill in their children a vibrant commitment to Christ. 

Seismic Shifts

Kevin Harney 

Little changes can make a huge difference. Invite your entire community to join Pastor Kevin Harney to learn how small changes can lead to deeper levels of lasting joy, a more expansive faith, new levels of health and rest. Discover the kind of changes that open the floodgates of true riches and transformed relationships. 

Sex Needs of Men & Women, Part 1

Dr. Gary and Barb Rosberg

What’s God’s plan for sex? In their latest book, nationally known counselrs, authors and marriage experts put it this way: “Discover the Secret to Great Sex in a Godly Marrriage.” They also recognize that it’s not as simple as it sounds. In this four-part series, Gary and Barb Rosberg help the couples in your congregation redefine sex in a way that leads to greater understanding, intimacy and fulfillment. They also offer help and hope to couples whose intimacy has been neglected or damaged. 

Shaped by God's Heart: The Passion and Practices of Missional Churches 

Milfred Minatrea

Drawing on his extensive two-year field study of hundreds of US churches, missiologist, urban strategist and ministry practitioner Milfred Minatrea will help church leaders move beyond mere survival and maintenance. Learn how you can make the shift to a thriving, missional mode of ministry that will re-energize Christian spirituality in your congregation! 

Solutions offers practical tools for handling issues that are common to all relationships and to people of all ages, such as:

  • Communication
  • Intimacy
  • Conflict
  • Boundaries
  • Success
  • Honesty
  • Emotional issues
  • Expectations
    …and more

Spiritual growth and transformation are encouraged through relevant, relational topics presented in a casual and friendly atmosphere.

 

Series # 1: Creating Extraordinary Relationships (4 weeks)

Love’s Essential Values (1st week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Maintaining a relationship that brings love, satisfaction and joy is no easy achievement.  And if you want to make it truly extraordinary, there is something you cannot do without: a common set of values.  Discover the specific values that separate ordinary relationships from extraordinary ones -- and learn how these values can transform your relationships!

Unlocking Potential (2nd week)

Dr. John Townsend

We often see such great potential in others, yet notice that over time it never develops. Is there something one can do to help? Or perhaps you yourself are bursting with potential, but time passes, and your potential lies dormant, untapped. Join us for this dynamic program to learn to unlock untapped potential in yourself and others.

Give Up the Blame Game (3rd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

When a problem arises in your relationship, are you quick to blame, or do you carefully consider how you may be contributing to the problem?  Giving up the blame game is critical if you want to create the right environment for an extraordinary relationship to flourish.  Learn practical ways you can stop blaming others, "own your own stuff" and help a good relationship become great! 

Series # 3: Maximum Success for Life (3 weeks)

Reality, the Key to Success (3rd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Learn to embrace reality and achieve your goals. 

Series # 4: This thing Called Love (5 weeks)

Two become One (5th week)

Dr. John Townsend

Marriage can be the most rewarding and fulfilling relationship on earth. 

Series # 5: The Emotional and Spiritual Connection (6 weeks)

Dark Night of the Soul (2nd week)

Dr. John Townsend

Join us to learn about the causes and cures for depression.

Erasing Guilt Messages (5th week)

Dr. John Townsend

Learn how to erase the guilt messages that keep playing over and over and discover more freedom in your relationships.

Grief: The Good and Bad News (6th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Learn how to look at painful experiences through a wider lens to get past pain to better relationships. 

Series # 6: Protect Your Love Life (2 weeks)

Love’s Executioner (1st week)

Dr. John Townsend

Your love life is one of your most prized possessions, and when we value something, we generally provide a safe place for it.  How about your love life?  Have you allowed personal issues to damage the love life you once cherished?  In the best love connections, both people experience lots of choices and lots of freedom.  In such an atmosphere, love thrives.  But when one person is running the show, making most of the decisions and insisting on doing things a certain way, the other may feel that he or she doesn't have enough control, or worse, is being controlled.  Control is a love-killer.  You'll be given the keys to making your relationship less controlling and more supportive.  It's easier than you think.  Don't let love's executioner take the joy out of your relationship!

Hard Habits to Break! (2nd week)

Dr. John Townsend

Can you think of even one person who has no bad habits?  Bad habits are just part of being human.  Unfortunately, bad habits can be deeply ingrained and hard to break. They can cause pain both to ourselves and those we care about.  Smoking, drinking, overeating, being in toxic relationships, indulging in Internet pornography--whatever the habit, it gets a foothold in your life. When your bad habit starts affecting those you love, it's time to take action.  Don't let a habit ruin good relationships.  Join us and learn how to finally kick that bad habit for good!    

Series # 7: Solutions for Life (3 weeks)

Balancing Work and Life (3rd week)

Bill Butterworth

Is it really possible to have it all – success at work and a fulfilling life outside the office? Bill Butterworth says YES! Reach out to the marketplace in your community with the good news existence is possible! People in all professions will receive the practical instructions, tools and mind set they need to integrate their work and their life. 

Series #8: Key to Intimacy (2 weeks)

Trust; Once Burned, Twice Shy (1st week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

This program will teach you how to trust again without getting burned in the process. 

Series # 9: Relationship Myths (4 weeks)

What about Me? (1st week)

Dr. John Townsend

Bust the myth that its selfish to have one's own needs met.

The Behavior Trap (2nd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Bust the myth that having positive behavior on the outside will change us on the inside.

The Waiting Game (3rd week)

Dr. John Townsend

Join us for a fresh take on "the waiting game" and "just giving it to God".

Forget about It! (4th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Looking back can help us evaluate our present relationships and avoid some of the mistakes and poor choices we made in the past. 

Series # 10: Unlocking Love’s Door (6 weeks)

Where are you? (1st week)

Dr. John Townsend

Learn how to move from disconnect to the closeness you desire.

Ouch, That Hurts (2nd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Find out how to eliminate judgmental criticism, while gaining the skill needed to give and receive the truth in a way that heals.

Who’s the boss? (4th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Discover practical strategies that will move you towards adult-adult connections.

I deserve better than that! (5th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Learn how to avoid entitlement and unlock a free and honest relationship.

Your issue hurts us! (6th week)

Dr. John Townsend

Everyone experiences difficulties, learn how to help the struggler and improve the connection, get healthy and stay attached.

 

Series # 11: What Season is Your Relationship in? (5 weeks)

The WOW season (1st week)

Dr. John Townsend

Learn how this highly valuable season can be the start of a long-lasting attraction.

Can I trust you with me? (2nd week)

Dr. John Townsend

Find out what's required to enter this important relationship season.

Wait a minute, we’re different! (3rd week)

Dr. John Townsend

Don't interpret the "not like me" stage as a sign that the connection isn't working, learn to reap the rewards of the differences.

Imperfection knocks at the door (4th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Imperfection doesn't have to be a deal breaker, and there are some very helpful tips to help get you through.

Deepening in intimacy (5th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

It's what God intended, and it's available to all couples. 

Series # 12: It's Not My Fault (4 weeks)

Principle #1-You Can Own Your Own Life, Principle #2 - You Can Always Find a Choice

Dr. Henry Cloud

We live in a culture of blame and this is a major handicap in the relationships and success we all want. Based on Drs. Cloud and Townsend's latest book, the INMF Series will help you identify areas of blame and passivity and unlock keys to empowerment, ownership, change and success.

Principle #3 - You Can Learn to Think Differently, Principle #4 - You Can Stretch and Risk

Dr. John Townsend

We live in a culture of blame and this is a major handicap in the relationships and success we all want. Based on Drs. Cloud and Townsend's latest book, the INMF Series will help you identify areas of blame and passivity and unlock keys to empowerment, ownership, change and success.  Principle 3: ""..sometimes our minds say, "I just can't..." or "He made me..." or even "I got manipulated into doing it..." That sort of thinking won't get your anywhere. Instead, learn how to train your "thinker" into saying and perceiving reality in ways that get you moving, instead of keeping you in jail!"" Principle 4: ""So many times we are reduced to a sub-par relationship or life, not knowing what else to do. Yet often the cause is that we are afraid to take risks and do things differently. Learn how to safely stretch, risk and get out of the boat into the water.""

Pinciple #5 - You Can Deal with Failure, Principle #6 - You Can Persist and Persevere

Dr. Henry Cloud

We live in a culture of blame and this is a major handicap in the relationships and success we all want. Based on Drs. Cloud and Townsend's latest book, the INMF Series will help you identify areas of blame and passivity and unlock keys to empowerment, ownership, change and success.  Principle 5: "There are ways to face failure, and even better, use it to your own advantage. Learn how failure can be your friend, and how it can help you to improve your relationships and your life path!" Principle 6: "Persistence and perseverance are actually skills that can be learned and applied to any area of life: work, love, family or goals. And those who learn these skills get the payoff. Be a finisher, not a starter, and reap the rewards!"

Principle #7 - You Can Get Connected, Principle #8 - You Can Learn to Say "No

Dr. John Townsend

We live in a culture of blame and this is a major handicap in the relationships and success we all want. Based on Drs. Cloud and Townsend's latest book, the INMF Series will help you identify areas of blame and passivity and unlock keys to empowerment, ownership, change and success. Principle 7: "One of the main culprits of 'It's Not My Fault' thinking is the lack of a well-functioning support team. But how do you make and develop the right connections? That's what this part of the talk is about: you need certain types of relationships that will encourage you, keep you focused, and help you move along.." Principle 8: "You need a "no muscle" to protect your dreams and goals! Learn how to refuse, what to allow, and how to keep your desires alive!" 

Series # 14:Hope (2 weeks)

Hope Springs Eternal (1st week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

We learn about hope from a very young age. As a child, we may hope for a special toy on our birthday. As we grow, we hope for bigger things: a certain job, finding the right person, buying our dream house, and the list goes on. Without hope, life would be dull indeed. Yet, sometimes it seems we may be hoping in vain. Is it possible to invest our hope in a desire or goal that can't ever be achieved? Join us as we look at when eternal hope makes sense and when it doesn't.

Is Time on Your Side? (2nd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Time rules our lives; we count time in minutes, days, weeks, months and years. It drives us, motivates us and can even frighten us. Time influences every area of our lives and can be our friend if we truly understand its eternal purpose in our life. Join us as we explore the mysteries of time and learn how to make sure time is on your side. 

Series # 15: Risk & Understanding (2 weeks)

Risk Factor (1st week)

Dr. John Townsend

How do you react to situations that demand you take a risk and stretch beyond your comfort zone? Believe it or not, it's not as important how you feel about taking a risk – as long as you don't let your feelings keep you from doing it. Discover how risk-taking can affect your relationships in surprising ways!

Places in the Heart (2nd week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

In seeking meaningful relationships and fulfillment, we often move between four different places emotionally. Help your community identify the places they've settled into and learn what it takes to feel good about their relationships and life. 

Series # 17: Seasons of Life (2 programs)

Seasons of Life (2nd program)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Learn to look at the changing seasons of life from an eternal perspective and avoid getting stuck in one particular season. 

Series # 20: Secrets of the Good Life (8 weeks)

Heart so Pure (6th week)

Dr. Henry Cloud

Even when we think that our motives are pure, we often carry hidden agendas and expectations of which we aren’t even aware. Getting rid of those expectations can bring some unexpected fruit in our relationships. Discover how uncluttered motives are another secret to the good life.

 

Strategic Leadership

George Barna, Rudy Rasmus, Greg Hawkins

Many overlook the importance of strategy in ministry.Congregational needs, existing programs, budgetary constraints - all play a part in determining the focus and the direction of the church. Leaders are often in a position of responding and reacting rather than initiating.So where do strategic thinking and long-range planning fit in?What difference can a well-conceived strategy make in the life of a church?Pastors and ministry leaders will be invited to explore three distinct but compatible perspectives on the role of strategy in leadership. 

Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch

Lee and Leslie Strobel

When spouses disagree in matters of faith the entire balance of the relationship is affected. How can couples continue to grow in intimacy and unity when there is a growing difference between them? Faith, marriage and sometimes both will often suffer as a result. No one knows this struggle more personally than Lee and Leslie Strobel. Leslie's decision to become a follower of Jesus brought heated opposition from her spiritually skeptical husband. In this intensely personal and practical broadcast, Lee and Leslie Strobel will offer a message of hope to couples who are out of sync in their faith and provide practical tools for Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch

The Be-With Factor - (youth)

Bo Boshers

Have you ever thought about how Jesus would lead your youth ministry? Join Bo Boshers to discover the "Be-With Factor" - a powerful, practical, and sustainable mentoring approach that's patterned after Jesus’ example of “being with” his disciples in real-life settings. It’s not another program; it's a way of doing life with students. Faith that's seen in everyday situations has the power to transform a generation! 

The Case for Christmas

Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg

Who was REALLY in the manger on that first Christmas morning -- a prophet, as Muslims claim, a mere human being, as atheists believe, or the unique Son of God, as Christians have proclaimed for 2,000 years? In this CCN live broadcast, award-winning author and journalist, Lee Strobel will present the evidence that changed his own beliefs as an atheist and convinced him that Jesus is divine. This timely event will separate Christmas lore and legend from the trustworthy, historical facts surrounding Jesus’ birth. This exciting evening is designed to bolster the faith of Christians - and - offer spiritual seekers a unique opportunity to hear the persuasive case that Jesus is God's Son! 

The Case for Easter

Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg

Each Easter season, major magazines feature Jesus on the cover page with articles debating who he was and what he did: his historical reality, his teaching, his followers and more. At the center of the debate is this question: Did Jesus really rise from the dead? On this question, Christianity stands or falls. award-winning author and former atheist Lee Strobel will present The Case for Easter - a clear headed, no-holds-barred look at the evidence for the resurrection and, if true, the implications for our lives. 

The Case for The Real Jesus

Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg (host), and Downhere

From college classrooms to best selling books, the historic picture of Jesus is under intellectual onslaught. This fierce attack is confusing spiritual seekers and casting doubt among Christians – but can these radical new claims and revisionist theories stand up to sober scrutiny? Invite seekers, skeptics and believers to hear Lee Strobel’s latest findings: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ. 

The Character of a Leader

George Barna, Dr. Kevin Mannoia

Nothing affects the ability to lead as much as character. In fact, according to renowned research analyst, George Barna, your influence as a leader is largely determined by public image, and that public image is a reflection of your character. Leaders in the church and the community are invited to join the CCN broadcast, The Character of a Leader and take a closer look at the core character traits of leaders and why they matter so much. 

The Effective Pastor, part 2

Kevin Mannoia, Larry Walkemeyer, and H. B. London (host)

Dr. Kevin Mannoia gives pastors an indispensable set of tools to help them thrive, both personally and professionally, in pastoral ministry. Joining Kevin will be Larry Walkemeyer and host H.B. London, offering road-tested wisdom that is designed to help pastors develop habits that will sustain a lifetime of fruitful ministry. 

The Emotionally Healthy Church

Pete Scazzero

There is a vital link between emotional health, relational depth, and spiritual maturity. This reality sheds new light on many of the painful problems you encounter as both a church and a leader. In this insightful and transformational CCN seminar author and pastor Pete Scazzero will explore the impact this truth has on both our lives and our churches, as he helps pastors and leaders answer the question: So what does it take to lead your congregation into wholeness and maturity?

 

The Family Life of Leaders

George Barna, Dr. Gary Rosberg, Tim Smith

Second only to your relationship with God, family is your most important calling. It is impossible to succeed in ministry, unless your family is a place of support and joy. So how do you make sure that your family thrives in the midst of ministry? Marriage and family experts Tim Smith and Gary Rosberg will join host George Barna to give ministry leaders the encouragement and help they need to renew and strengthen their family lives. Discover how to deal with the unique struggles and challenges that ministry families face.

 

The Four Laws of Effective Outreach

Scott Evans

Become a church that reaches out effectively!This fast-paced, practical seminar focuses on the core principles of effective outreach for any size church and will give you a blueprint that you can begin to implement right away.

The Four Laws:

1) Create a church identity for outreach

2) Attract visitors by communicating your identity

3) Connect visitors to your church

4) Equip your members to be inviters 

The Organic God

Margaret Feinberg

Help your congregation discover God in a new, fresh way! In this transformational program, Margaret Feinberg points the way to a "a real relationship with Him – a relationship that isn't altered by perfumes, additives, chemicals, or artificial flavors that promise to make it sweeter, sourer, or tastier than it really is." She desires to help your church body know and experience the One True God – who in his fullness allows himself to be known. 

The Papa Prayer

Dr. Larry Crabb

Like millions of Christians, Dr. Larry Crabb considered his prayer life a weakness—dull, crisis-driven and mostly lifeless. But something new happened when he began practicing what he calls the PAPA prayer—a conversational approach to talking with and enjoying God. He discovered that the heart and the fuel of true prayer is relational. It's not a formula or technique. Rather, it's a way to relate to God that lets us hear him speak. 

The Power of Getting God’s Word from Your Head to Your Heart

Gary Smalley

Discover the life-changing difference between head knowledge and heart knowledge in this practical and inspiring evening with award-winning author, Gary Smalley. Gary will use his own testimony to teach your community how to take hold of the Word of God in a personal and powerful way. 

The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church

Reggie McNeal

There are the Truths of the Bible. Then there are the "truisms" of churches. You'd be amazed to know how many church leaders have fallen captive to some of the following "truisms" about churches:

  • If you build the perfect church they will come
  • Growing your church will automatically make a difference in the community
  • Developing better church members will result in greater evangelism
  • The church needs more workers for church work
  • Better planning will get you where you want to go

If you believe these ideas, get ready for a CCN broadcast that will challenge your thinking. Reggie identifies important realities that church leaders must address. Reggie believes that by changing the questions church leaders ask themselves about their congregations and their plans, they can approach the future with new eyes, new purpose, and new ideas. 

Trends of Consequence

George Barna, David Kinnaman

Want to know which way the spiritual winds are blowing—and how your church can best take advantage of them? If you want to chart a course that will get you to your ministry destination, you’ve got to know how the currents and winds are changing. What you knew about our culture three years ago is nearly irrelevant today. This dynamic, fact-filled seminar will explore the latest trends in people’s self-perceptions, preferences in entertainment and leisure, religious beliefs, faith practices, and more! 

Ultimate Leadership

A Growth Path for Leaders

Dr. Henry Cloud

Strong leadership emerges from persons who are deeply committed to their own emotional, spiritual, personal and professional growth. Without this quality, both leader and leadership stagnates. However, it's definitely not as simple as it sounds. Leaders in both ministry and business arenas often have difficulty finding the time, energy and resources to pay attention to fostering their own growth. Once they do, it can be equally hard to evaluate whether they are on the right track. Dr. Henry Cloud lays out a practical and doable solution in A Growth Path for Leaders.

You and your leadership team will learn how to set your own personal growth plan into motion while discovering:

  • Key ingredients which facilitate growth
  • Core issues which all leaders must confront and resolve  

A Leader Who Confronts Successfully

Dr. John Townsend

Effective leaders do not shy from confrontation because they also have the necessary skills to handle conflict successfully. Ironically, many leaders don't have the training or experience to do this important task well. Give the leaders on your team the skills and the vision they need to make confrontation work to everyone's advantage!

Become a Leadership-lifer

Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend helps leaders in both business and ministry will learn exactly what is required to sustain a lifetime of successful and productive leadership.

Becoming your own Growth CEO

Dr. John Townsend

All leaders are looking for some kind of growth as a result of their efforts: financial growth, corporate growth, spiritual growth, increased numbers, increased products, changed lives.Yet, the often-neglected growth path is the personal and spiritual growth of the leader.

Organizations, ministries and churches which experience the best and deepest growth tend to have a leader who is also changing, becoming the person that he or she is designed by God to be. If you’re a leader in business or ministry, you won’t want to miss Becoming Your Own Growth CEO. 

Ultimate Leadership (Series)

A Structured Plan for the Care and Development of a Senior Pastor or Leader

Dr. Henry Cloud

How does your organization care for its leader(s)? What structure do you have to help you thrive and grow in your leadership role? Dr. Henry Cloud will present a model for a leadership growth structure that is vital to the well-being and success of any leader in any organization.

Enemies and Idiots: How to Deal with Toxic People

Dr. Henry Cloud

Wouldn’t it be nice if you never had to deal with problem or difficult people as a leader? However, the reality is that people are often very difficult! They might be people with whom you do business every day -- people in your workplace, neighborhood and in your church. Oftentimes, the most difficult people may also be the key members of your organization. The good news is that there are some very concrete, loving and appropriate tools for managing the difficult or toxic people around you.

Dr. Henry Cloud will help leaders gain the critical discernment and necessary skills for handling difficult people successfully. You will learn the difference between people who intentionally seek to undermine your leadership and those who simply lack adequate relational skills. Leaders will discover when it’s time to sever relations and when it’s appropriate to go the extra mile. In this broadcast you will find answers to the tough questions:

  • Are all difficult relationships “fixable”?
  • When is it time for grace and when is it time for hard truth?
  • When is it time for patience and when is it time to “pull the plug”?

Don’t let difficult people stand between you and effective leadership! Receive the keys to healthy, productive leadership

Good Outcomes Require the Right Kind of Time

Dr. John Townsend

Instant results are generally useless. Bearing fruit in leadership definitely takes time. Yet time alone is not enough to guarantee the results you want! In this presentation, leaders in business and ministry will learn how to harness the passage of time both wisely and productively in order to generate good outcomes.

How Good Leaders Handle Negative Realities

Dr. Henry Cloud

Discover what effective leaders do when things "go bad"! "...sometimes those negative realities have the power to overcome leaders’ abilities to deal with them, and they are either stalled, defeated, or destroyed in the process," says Dr. Cloud. Dr. Henry Cloud will tell how successful leaders process and deal with negative realities in ways that enable everyone involved to move forward with resolution.

How to Handle Conflict as a Leader

Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend, bestselling author and clinical psychologist, will train leaders to enter conflict, model it, and teach it in healthy ways.

"...those organizations who have a leader who is competent in conflict are fortunate, in that problems are solved, disagreement is seen as productive, and the church or company can continue moving forward," says Dr. Townsend.

In this broadcast you'll receive practical tools that will help you:

  • Address your own reservations about conflict.
  • Learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy conflict.
  • Utilize healthy conflict as an opportunity for growth.
  • Find solutions during conflicts.

Leadership is for Grown-ups

Dr. John Townsend

Leadership demands grown-up skills, maturity and resources. If we are to succeed as leaders, it is vitally important to take a good look our own adult capabilities and pay attention to the areas in our lives where we still may have some growing-up to do. Dr. John Townsend, award-winning co-author of the Boundaries series, will present the blueprint for an adult leader. Leaders will gain both the understanding and the tools needed to become a competent and effective leader in a grown-up world.

Taking Ownership of the Outcome

Dr. Henry Cloud

Dr. Henry Cloud, bestselling author and clinical psychologist, will help leaders make the important shift from being "good" to being "fruitful". Leaders will learn the importance of:

  • Putting the mission ahead approval or people-pleasing
  • Valuing the outcome more than the rewards of doing a good job
  • Becoming a faithful steward of their calling

The Authentic Leader

Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend, bestselling author and clinical psychologist, will help leaders avoid the pitfalls of trying to support an ideal image:According to Dr. Townsend, "This leads to organizational and ministry problems, as people then do not know who they are following."In this practical broadcast you will learn how to:

  • Live and lead with your real self.
  • Utilize your true leadership capabilities.
  • Allow the "ideal person" to become a motivating goal rather than an obstacle.

The Relationally-based Leader

Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend, bestselling author and clinical psychologist, will give leaders a clear understanding of the advantages of relationally-based leadership versus performance-based leadership. In this practical broadcast you will:

  • Learn how to form healthy relationships with those you lead and those you serve
  • Discover how healthy relationships can help your ministry or task achieve success
  • Learn to deal successfully with the relational struggles that leaders face. 

 

Unlocking The Da Vinci Code

Lee Strobel, Dr. Erwin Lutzer

CCN invites you to spark a life-changing spiritual discussion in your community by hosting Unlocking the Da Vinci Code. This major outreach event is designed for both Christians and seekers who have read the book, seen the movie, or are curious about the tremendous response to this popular work of fiction.

 

Understanding Islam

Mark Mittelberg, Dr. Ergun Mehmet Caner, Shirin Taber, Dr. Viggo Olsen

 You invite your new neighbor to your church for this weekend's service. He gratefully accepts, with one condition: you join him at his mosque the following week. Islam is not only in the daily news, it is in your world. From neighbors, to coworkers, to frequented business establishments, we interact with Muslims on a regular basis. We know that Islam is one of the world's fastest-growing religions, but what do we really know about it? Get ready for an exciting broadcast that will open up your understanding of Islam. 

What Every Mom Needs

Elisa Morgan

Gather moms of all ages and seasons together for a special time of teaching, worship and encouragement that's designed to celebrate the life-long calling and joy of motherhood! 

What's really holding you back?

Valorie Burton

Join nationally-recognized life coach Valorie Burton as she challenges and equips everyday people to break through the obstacles that keep them from fulfilling God's dream for the lives: in their career, in their relationships and in their finances. 

Why not you? Building Authentic Confidence (part 1)

Valorie Burton

 Join author and life-coach Valorie Burton as she details a 28 day plan based on spiritually centered trust in God and honesty with self. She'll provide the tools needed to conquer the doubts, hesitations and insecurities that undermine daily efforts to succeed. 

Why not you? Building Authentic Confidence (part 2)

Valorie Burton

Reach out to the women of your community and invite them to live out their God-given purpose! Author and professional life coach, Valorie Burton, sends a message of hope and challenge: through a spiritually-centered trust in God and honesty with self, anyone can develop the C.O.U.R.A.G.E. to take their career, finances, and relationships to the next level. 

Willow Creek’s Group Life Conference: Ancient-Future Community

Bill Donahue (host), Scott McKnight and Mike Breaux

For the first 300 years, the church didn’t have small groups – it was small groups! Explore how the early Church inspires and directs the future of small group ministry! This conference provides an outstanding opportunity to refuel, equip, and connect small group leaders at every level throughout your entire church body. 

Young People’s Attraction to the Dark Side

George Barna, David Kinnaman, Steve Russo

According to the Barna Research Group, fully four of every five teenagers reports encountering the supernatural in the media.  What's more, even churched teens report that, in this area, their churches don't give them much help. You and your church leaders can investigate the eye-opening statistics in teen involvement in the supernatural. And you'll learn what drives teens to do so: a deep hunger for spiritual experience that hasn't been satisfied—or in some cases even addressed—by the church. The spiritual curiosity and searching is a wide open door of opportunity for God's truth and light.