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Woman Overboard! Discovering A Stressed-Less Life

Frazzled, frustrated, fatigued, over committed, overloaded and overwhelmed. This is how the majority of women feel as a result of being bombarded with relentless stress from everyday life. Sadly, most of us are looking for stress relief in all the wrong places, and the help we may find, is not the help that will get us through. Through this engaging session, you will experience a stress-makeover in heart, mind and soul as you:

• Understand the physical and spiritual benefits of looking to God for stress relief
• Tap into the power and presence of God to regain a life of peace
• Discover how to live a life of joy despite your circumstances through an understanding of how Jesus dealt with stress

Turning Your Past Into Your Purpose
Many women live with the lie that their past defines their future, instead of realizing that their past actually determines their destiny if we allow God to use our experiences to His glory. Believing the promise found in Romans 8:28 allows a woman to find freedom from guilt and shame over mistakes or sin in her life and embrace the gift of knowing that her life has been divinely designed by a loving God. This session will help you leave with a transformed heart as you learn to:

• Embrace inner peace by finding freedom from the debilitating feelings of shame
• Understand that you must forgive yourself as well as accepting God’s forgiveness
• Believe in God’s merciful promise of a designed destiny and will for your life

Empowered By A Whisper
Hearing and discerning God’s voice is the most important part of our prayer and fellowship time with God. Most Christians long to hear God’s voice thundering through the air with the answers to their problems. However, God’s voice is more like a gentle whisper, requiring an intimate relationship in order to hear it. You will be reminded of how God speaks intimately and personally, and learn how to be more aware of His voice in your own life as you:

• Recognize how to hear God’s voice in the unique ways He chooses to speak
• Embrace the importance of prayer and fellowship with God
• Discover the things that may be causing a disconnect between you and God

Embracing The Call
God often calls us to do things that seem beyond our comfort zone or capabilities, causing us to hesitate in our obedience and question our calling. This session focuses on helping you realize that God has been equipping you throughout your lifetime for the purpose He destined just for you, even if His plan does not make sense to you yet. You will be inspired to take a leap of faith in your life, as you:

• Understand how to cultivate a true servants heart
• Replace the fear of failure with God inspired confidence and enthusiasm for purpose
• Recognize how procrastination results in missing God’s best
• Build your desire to faithfully and passionately seek God’s will for your life

You’ve Got A Friend In Me
Women need friendship. There will always be times in life where we don't feel like we can make it alone and need a friend to lean on. Although we all long for those true friendships, they are often hard to find. Fortunately, a friendship with Jesus is available to every woman, and a commitment to building that friendship is not only a key to happiness, but leads to life transformation. This session will empower you to embark on a wonderful adventure of building an intimate friendship with Christ, while enhancing your relationships with others, as you:

• Deepen your relationship with Jesus by learning to break down invisible faith barriers
• Embrace the joy that is found through a passionate pursuit of a friendship with Jesus
• Discover six simple friendship habits which can help your relationships with Jesus and others grow deeper and wider

Loving The Woman In The Mirror
The longing of every woman’s heart is to feel loved, accepted and beautiful, but many of us spend our entire lives seeking these validations from the world, instead of through our identity in Christ. This session leaves women knowing that they are a special child of God, beautiful in every way, and equipped by Him to fulfill a purpose that only they can fulfill. You will walk away with a new perspective on the treasure that you are in God’s eyes by:

• Embracing true self confidence that only comes from a relationship with Christ
• Stopping the unhealthy cycle of comparison and discovering how true value and beauty comes from God
• Position yourself to live a confident life by knowing who you are in Christ

Taking Off The Mask
It begins in adolescence, and continues throughout our lifetime – the art of putting on a plastic smile, hiding our past, covering our flaws, and masking our inner most hurts and insecurities. Your heart will be transformed as you recognize the peace that is available through forgiveness, and the joy of being real with ourselves, others, and God. You will walk away with a sense of excitement and empowerment to use God’s victories in your life to help others see Him as you:

• Embrace inner peace by finding freedom from the debilitating feelings of shame
• Reduce self-condemning thoughts by understanding God’s forgiveness and love
• Discover how God can turn your past into your purpose

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life
It’s easy to be positive when times are good, but when it seems that everything in life is not going well and we run into difficult times and situations, keeping a positive attitude can be tough. We all know that the best way to keep a positive attitude during difficult times is to understand that our joy comes from Christ, not from circumstances, but that is easier said done. In this session you will be inspired to stay positive in good times and bad as you:

• Stop the unhealthy cycle of comparing ourselves and our lives to other people
• Develop positive perspectives on the things that happen in everyday life
• Embrace the ability to look at the future with a renewed hope
• Identify four ways to experience a joy-filled life


The Gifts Under God’s Christmas Tree
The best gifts do not come from a store! This message will tug at your heart and help you pull them back from the chaos of the season to a heart focused on worship. Through laughter and holiday spirit, this message will help you carefully unpack the precious gifts that are promised in God’s Word, and spiritually prepare your heart for the Christmas season by:
  • Encouraging you to embrace the real source of joy during the holidays

  • Understanding how to bask in His presence, instead of the presents

  • Recognizing how Christmas is an outward celebration of an inward love
  • Rekindling our thankfulness for Jesus, and remembering the real reason for the season
A Christmas Perspective
The holidays can often be a time of discouragement, sadness, stress and overload, resulting in anxiety and regrets, rather than peace and hope. With a special emphasis on the movie "It’s A Wonderful Life" (including video clips), this session brings to life the lessons that George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart, 1946) learned when he encountered an angel who granted his wish of having never been born. By focusing on what it really means to embrace the gift of life, this session will help you look forward to the holiday season with a passionate heart for Christ. You will also leave motivated you to live life to the fullest year round by:
  • Letting go of the myths and expectations that women put on themselves during the holidays
  • Becoming more aware of your significance in Gods Kingdom by changing your perspective about circumstances in your life
  • Recognizing how to embrace the gift of life, even when life is hard
  • Positioning yourself to reflect God’s love at Christmas and make a difference for Him all year round

A Cup of Christmas C.O.C.O.A.

During the busiest season of the year, it is easy to get swept up in the seasonal busyness of the holidays, and inadvertently forget why we are celebrating. Using the acrostic COCOA, you will be encouraged to make Christ the center of your holiday celebrations and learn how He can play a part in your family traditions, as you:
  • Rediscover the joy of the season by decorating our hearts for Christ

  • Overcome the temptation to be overwhelmed with Christmas, instead of overjoyed with Christ

  • Honor God in our lives by celebrating His love at Christmas


Learning To Be Me and Loving It
It’s hard being a young girl in today’s society! Constantly trying to please others and fit in with peers is not only emotionally draining, but can result in making bad decisions, feeling powerless to be ourselves, and developing a low self esteem. This session will encourage you to love yourself for who God made you to be, and help you gain a new perspective on living for Christ. You will walk away with a renewed sense of self esteem and confidence to be who God wants you to be by helping you:
  • Understand that true self-confidence is available through a relationship with Christ
  • Overcome the temptation to play the comparison game, and learn to see yourself through God’s eyes

  • Developing an inner strength to be the kind of girl you want to be

Girl Talk for Godly Living

As Tracie shares her personal testimony of mistakes, forgiveness, and finding purpose for her life, you will be reminded of the sacredness of not only sexual purity, but also the importance of purity in heart, mind and soul. Tracie leads you into a new understanding of why a relationship with Jesus is crucial to making Godly choices and living a life that is pleasing to Christ, but that His forgiveness, mercy and grace is always available when you make mistakes. You will be reminded of the treasures that you are in Gods eyes, and walk away with a new excitement for living for Christ by:
  • Understanding the importance of purity in every area of your life
  • Recognizing the depth of God’s forgiveness and mercy
  • Discovering how to navigate adolescence with your faith intact
  • Embracing the opportunity to develop a strong relationship with Christ                                             (this is a purity based, pro-life, anti-abortion message, which shares personal experiences with abortion, forgiveness, redemption, healing, and life purpose. It is a powerful message, geared primarily towards girls between the ages of 14 and 18)

Forever A Princess

Comparing the character traits of beloved fairy tale princesses to how we can live a life that fulfills our calling to be a Princess in the Kingdom of God, is a fun way to engage girls of any age to see themselves through Gods eyes. Who doesn’t want to be a princess? You will leave this session with a fresh and fun perspective about how precious, royal and valuable you are, and how you can discover how your true Prince Charming is Jesus Christ. You will leave this session feeling empowered to live for Christ as you:
Learn how to have joy in life, even when life isn’t a fairy tale
Embrace your value and beauty in Gods eyes by focusing on how He sees you
Position yourself to be a Godly girl by learning how to love Christ in your everyday life

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