In this marriage-makeover DVD and study guide from Northpoint Resources, Andy Stanley ’s three key teachings help you transform your expectations and examine the “I’s” of marriage: “Keeping My ‘I’ On You,” “Putting Your ...
Author: Andy Stanley
Until Expectations May You Part Giddy with excitement and burning with love’s fire, engaged couples are filled with desires and expectations! Wonder and eager anticipation propel them forward. Then comes the marriage and if they take the wrong approach, those unrealized expectations and unmet wants can turn a life-giving covenant relationship into a dead-end contractual agreement. Suddenly your marriage has no love, joy, or peace. In this marriage-makeover DVD and study guide from Northpoint Resources, Andy Stanley ’s three key teachings help you transform your expectations and examine the “I’s” of marriage: “Keeping My ‘I’ On You,” “Putting Your ‘I’ Out,” and “It Takes Three.” Broken into six DVD sessions with discussion questions, this is one lesson your marriage won’t survive without. Until Expectations Do Us Part Standing at the altar we all had a picture of what our marriage would look like. The problem is this picture of marriage ends up as expectations that we unload on our spouse. The weight of these expectations will rob your marriage of love and joy. As a spouse you never feel like you measure up and you never feel like you are good enough. So what are you to do with your expectations? You can’t deny them because most expectations started out as God-given desires. In this six-session companion study guide to the DVD, Andy Stanley explains that you must instead learn to transform your expectations and look to God if you are to experience marriage as it was designed. This study guide is complete with a leader’s guide and six lessons including conversation-starting exercises, discussion questions and application steps. Story Behind the Book Andy Stanley is the senior pastor of three North Point Ministries campuses, with a cumulative congregation of more than twenty thousand. As couples voiced their various marital struggles to him, the common root problem became undeniably clear. The “me” syndrome, or the “I” effect, was tearing apart husbands and wives who were once head-over-heels in love. To help couples step back from their immediate circumstances and realize the bigger picture, he preached a series called “iMarriage.” This DVD and study guide will empower couples everywhere to transform their marriages into the one God intends for them.
How Forgiveness can Transform Your Marriage Gary Smalley, Ted Cunningham ... Anytime you put your expectations for helpin thewrong place, ...
Author: Gary Smalley
Did you know that spiritual, emotional, physical, and relational exhaustion lead to anger? And unresolved anger leads to sin. All couples deal with anger and how they respond (stuff it, spew it, or study it), can make all the difference in their relationship and in their lives. In From Anger to Intimacy, Gary Smalley and Ted Cunningham explore this often maligned and God-given emotion that, unless dealt with, can strip us of everything we love. Now couples can learn the skills to: -resolve conflict, hurt, and pain in a healthy way -master their internal buttons so as to overcome feelings of anger, frustration, and rage -use five specific tactics to deal with anger and rage when they rear their ugly heads -walk in the freedom God intends by learning the three essentials of forgiveness and five keys to nurturing a forgiving spirit -craft the perfect apology -remove the roadblocks to forgiveness once and for all -break sexual addiction and heal after an affair -and find answers to big questions about anger and forgiveness in their marriage
As a result of their obedience to this call, this study guide was birthed. ... in the couples to see the powerful transformation from great expectations to ...
Author: David Dasari
Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
Have you ever wondered whether your marriage could have an impact beyond yourself and your immediate family? This question became embedded in our minds after listening to a talk by Gary Thomas (author of Sacred Marriage & A Lifelong Love), on a Christian radio channel where he asked listeners to ponder the question of whether God created marriage for our holiness rather than for our happiness. The idea for this marriage programme was therefore birthed from pondering the question: ‘What if...’
Discover the Power of Purity Rebecca St. James ... because your expectations of him are higher, and the pain of being disappointed by him is twice as bad.
Author: Rebecca St. James
Publisher: HarperChristian Resources
Sexual purity is one of the greatest gifts teens can give their future husband or wife. But in today's society, they are told that it is worthless, although Christian musical sensation Rebecca St. James begs to differ. In this Study Guide, she helps teens discover practical ways to wait in a sex-consumed society, how to trust in God's wonderful promises and plans, and how to believe in the joy of pure romance!
Transform your expectations and your achievements. Bring hope and delight to others. Learn to live in joy and abundance – in the REAL world.
Author: Alex Kent
Publisher: DragonRising Publishing
Explains EmoTrance as well as the many applications that have led people from different walks of life to embrace EmoTrance as the true emotional healing technique for the 21st century. This guide provides information about the International Annual EmoTrance Conference, alongside innovations such as Energy Dancing, The Love Clinic and Beauty T.
groups have different expectations on how telemedicine applications can affect their ... A semi-structured topic guide was drafted by the study team, ...
Author: A. Ugon
Publisher: IOS Press
The current trend in health and social care systems is a shift from care provision to citizen-driven health. Only a few years ago, the high-tech devices used in healthcare were limited to health cards and personal portable devices. These have since evolved dramatically to include wearables, sensors and devices for measuring health values. The application of such technologies has, for the most part been welcomed by both patients and professionals. It is the fact that these devices can be connected to and communicate with other connected devices and systems which has been the game changer in healthcare technology, not least because it has empowered and will empower patients to take more control of their own healthcare management. This book presents the proceedings of the Special Topic Conference (STC) of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), held in Paris, France, in April 2016. The special topic this year is 'Transforming Healthcare with the Internet of Things'. The papers are divided into four sections: transforming healthcare with the Internet of things; societal dimensions of the Internet of things; ontology and decision support; and clinical information systems and data reuse; with a further section for poster presentations. The book will be of interest to all those involved in the provision and delivery of technology-based healthcare.
Annotations and Study Questions 39 traditional one . ... change and continuity in the goals and methods of Presbyterians seeking to transform culture .
Author: Milton J. Coalter
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
This practical resource will assist individuals and adult groups in church school classes, sessions, and retreats by clarifying some of the major themes of each chapter inThe Re-forming Tradition: Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism. Study helps for the other volumes of The Presbyterian Presence: The Twentieth-Century Experience series are also included. The writers offer excellent suggestions to spur discussion and list additional resources for further study. Through its examination of American Presbyterianism, thePresbyterian Presenceseries illuminates patterns of change in mainstream Protestantism and American religious and cultural life in the twentieth century.
Transforming Congregations for the Future Gilbert R. Rendle ... as a time of summary, you may want to go back and review the suggestions found there.
Author: Gilbert R. Rendle
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Church boards, congregational planning groups, judicatory study groups, and people exploring their own religious experiences in the congregation will find themselves in new territory, using their own insights as well as Mead's. Can be used independently with either or both of Mead's books; includes suggestions for Bible study and group exercises.
Some time later a stranger visits Pip and informs him that an anonymous benefactor would like to transform him into a gentleman. The stranger, a lawyer ...
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
A Study Guide for Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
A Leader's Guide Walter Wink ... What is indicated about developments in the church by the expression “those outside”? The Parable of the Seed Growing ...
Author: Walter Wink
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Both participants and leader will be transformed through this revolutionary approach to group Bible study. Far-reaching in its concept and implications, this innovative group-encounter method makes particular use of split-brain theory, emphasizing the province of the brain's right hemisphere -- synthesis, imagination, feeling, etc. It also blends biblical form criticism and Jungian psychology with a zealously inquisitive spirit. Wink does well to integrate the social with the personal, as well as the relevance of a scripture passage in its original cultural context with its relevance to our contemporary context. Numerous examples and exercises are given, along with helpful appendices. If you are involved in clergy or lay study groups, teaching a church class, or conducting a prison ministry, Wink's study will open the door to a radically new understanding of the Bible. In the end, the transformation of study methods will lead to the transformation of participants.
How could a practice of reading Scripture or focusing on God help you to produce this fruit of ... Ask him to transform your heart according to his Word.
Author: Max Lucado
Publisher: HarperChristian Resources
"Happiness happens when you lose the weight, get the date, find the mate, or discover your fate." But, does happiness happen, really? "The pathway to happiness is desire, aspire, acquire, retire." But, does that path deliver? Don’t let your life be mired by dissatisfaction, discontentment, or disappointment any longer. In How Happiness Happens, Max Lucado looks at several “one another” statements in the Bible that reveal how the happiest people on earth aren’t those who have the most but those who are willing to give the most away. In this 6-session study, Max shows us how to address some of the most common sources of unhappiness: Difficult people - "Accept one another" (Romans 15:7) Pet peeves - "Be patient, bearing with one another in love" (Ephesians 4:2) Stress - "Serve one another" (Galatians 5:13) Holding a grudge - "Be kind to one another, forgiving one another" (Ephesians 4:31) Difficult circumstances - "Carry each other's burdens" (Galatians 6:2) Low self-esteem - "Love one another" (1 John 3:11) God wants to bring joy to the people of this generation, and in his Word, he has given us practical and applicable ways to quarry that joy by sharing it with others. Although the world can be a lonely and disappointing place, we can be God’s representatives to bring about a cascade of kindness! While we won’t be able to solve every problem, we can bring a few smiles to a few faces–and in this way, we might even initiate our own quiet revolution of joy. Sessions include: Accept One Another Bear with One Another Serve One Another Forgive One Another Carry One Another’s Burdens Love One Another Designed for use with the How Happiness Happens Video Study (9780310105732), sold separately. Streaming video access included.
An Essential Guide to Study Abroad Jeffrey S. Lantis, Jessica DuPlaga ... of the potential for the study abroad experience to transform your worldview.
Author: Jeffrey S. Lantis
Travel abroad has become a standard feature of global citizenship and many seek help in making sure their travel experiences are fulfilling. University based tours and travel programs are among the most popular for the educated sojourner. This book is aimed at students, professors, and study abroad professionals, but anyone who wants help in preparing for informed and culturally sensitive travel will benefit from its extensive resources. Both a primer for a holistic experience abroad and a practical guide to issues that arise in any travel setting, The Global Classroom is an essential travel companion. It explores the philosophy behind overseas travel, the potential value of the experience, practical preparation for study abroad, selecting the right program, actively engaging in foreign educational settings, reorientation challenges, and exploring pathways for integrating the experience into careers as engaged global citizens. The guide concludes with an appendix containing valuable resources for easy use by all.
You can start this conversation in the following way: "...as you know, I have recently passed the CCBA® or CBAP® exam, which means I am now internationally ...
Author: Esta Lessing
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
A handy, on-the-job reference filled with real-life scenarios to help you achieve the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA®) certifications Key Features Gain expert guidance from Esta Lessing, a CBAP® trainer with over 18 years of business analysis experience Understand BABOK® knowledge areas and tasks through examples and real-world scenarios Learn business analyst skills such as stakeholder engagement, strategy analysis, and requirement elicitation Book Description Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) is a certification from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) for professionals with extensive experience in business analysis. The CCBA® and CBAP® validates your proficiency in various aspects of business analysis and your ability to tackle challenging projects, work effectively with stakeholders, and identify and deliver business value. You’ll start by learning about the benefits of CCBA® and CBAP® certifications for your career progression before focussing on the six core knowledge areas explained thoroughly in each chapter. These include topics such as business analysis planning and monitoring, elicitation and collaboration, requirements life cycle management, strategy analysis, requirements analysis, and design definition as well as solution evaluation. The book includes the essential underlying competencies and techniques to ensure a complete understanding of the BABOK® v3 guide content. Each chapter delves into the essential concepts and business analysis task considerations utilizing practical examples. Finally, you’ll assess your knowledge through mock exam questions based on real-world case studies. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained the business analysis skills needed to prepare for the certification exams and to advance in your career. What you will learn Assess the IIBA® requirements for applying for the CCBA® and CBAP® exams Navigate through the sections of the BABOK® v3 Guide Understand business analysis concepts, practices and analysis techniques Be able to relate concepts, tasks, and techniques to real-world practical situations Understand the application of 50 practical techniques concerning the BABOK® v3 Guide knowledge area tasks Identify the challenges that could hinder a business analyst from delivering value and effective business solutions Who this book is for This book is for business analysts, business consultants, trainers, project managers, and business professionals who are interested in preparing for the IIBA CBAP or CCBA exams. The book assumes business analysis experience.
I'm grateful to report that God is using this message to make that transformation truly accessible. Now, I confess—the book moves quickly through stunning ...
Author: John Eldredge
Publisher: HarperChristian Resources
Jesus said, “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” That’s the offer of Christianity, from God himself. Jesus touched people, and they changed: the blind had sight, the lame walked, the deaf heard, the dead were raised. To be touched by God, in other words, is to be restored, to be made all God means us to be. That is what Christianity promises to do?make us whole, set us free, and bring us fully alive. In this revised and updated study guide, bestselling author John Eldredge takes you deeper into the secret of finding that life, identifying the battle over your heart, and embracing all God has in store for you. Packed with questions, stories, and discussion topics, this study guide features: The Big Ideas: The eye-opening central truths of each chapter Mythic Parables: Classic stories from Scripture as well as fairy tales, old and new Heart Monitors: Barometers for evaluating your feelings, struggles, and passions Leader’s Guide: A new leader’s guide to help you guide groups through the material No matter what you’ve known so far, an abundant and glorious new life is waiting for you—if you open the eyes of your heart and see.
Transform Your World, One Small Risk at a Time Jason Jaggard ... They expect to be following a detailed study guide and wonder why we don't have one.
Author: Jason Jaggard
Develop the Art of Self-Challenge Tired of dreaming about changing your life? Ready to change it? You came to the right place. Jason Jaggard has developed a simple, direct way to practice the art of self-challenge. It requires a willingness to take healthy risks and is energized by the involvement of a small group of fellow risk-takers. Here are just a few of the Spark insights that lead to lasting change: · More resources are available to you than you realize. · Living a changed life works best when a few friends get involved. · When you relearn what “good” is, you experience more goodness in your life. · Taking a healthy risk is always worth it, even if you fail. When you practice the art of self-challenge, you notice that your life and the world around you start changing for the better. It involves doing the one thing that only you can do: take responsibility for your life. So go ahead and take your first risk: open this book and start reading.
''Broaden and of the growth. your study ''Move horizons. ... on its Urged own on by such culturally salient expectations and advisor support, U.S. students ...
Author: Victor Savicki
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Enrollments in international education programs are projected to grow exponentially as students, parents, and university personnel seek to prepare future leaders who can live and work effectively in a global environment. What do we know about the outcomes of such programs, and how can educators become more intentional about designing, and assessing, the impact of such courses? How can we help students achieve the intercultural growth and transformation that they may envision as they set forth on their international sojourn? International education provides opportunities for students to grow personally, and to learn in a rich and intense educational environment. The outcomes of such opportunities emphasize not only traditional academic competence, but also changes in motivations, attitudes, self-identity, and values. It is these latter, co-academic, concepts that are the focus of this book. Its goal is to give solid substance to the growth and transformation approach to study abroad. It defines the central concept of intercultural competence, sets it within the framework of transformative learning theory, and offers ideas and strategies for facilitating its development. In doing so, it goes far beyond traditional emphases on the achievement of such formal skills as foreign language acquisition or specific knowledge of course content in national literatures, arts, or history. This book provides study abroad educators with a theoretical framework and examples of practice to craft more meaningful activities that will make a long-term difference in the quality of student experiences, and set the stage for transformative change. If we plan to send a million students a year to study abroad within the decade, we need approaches to maximize student growth outcomes in an efficient and effective way. It is also relevant for anyone engaged in courses in adult education, college student services, comparative and international education, international business, intercultural relations, and service learning that involve study abroad, and that raise corresponding issues of curriculum design.
Experiencing the Marriage You've Always Wanted Dr. Gary Smalley, ... expectations and into an abundant, lifegiving marriage whereyour needsare met and your ...
Author: Dr. Gary Smalley
Designed as a companion to the As Long as We Both Shall Live Study Guide, this DVD is a collection of six sessions of teaching from Gary Smalley and Ted Cunningham. Gary and Ted share personal stories and keen insights into the concepts explored in each session, adding a fresh dimension to the Bible study and discussion format of the study guide. Couples and small groups won't want to miss the biblical teaching offered by these two trusted authorities on successful relationships--and they will be glad they didn't miss it when they experience firsthand the contentment and beauty of a life-giving marriage!