Grief, loss, sorrow, trials, and difficulties are all part of living in this fallen world. God told us that we should not be surprised when troubles come to us, it is going to happen, not if, but when. Jesus told us to "take heart" for He has overcome the world and has sent us the Holy Spirit to comfort, guide and strengthen. These three series are designed to educate, encourage, and strengthen those that hurting. They are excellent tools to aid those that are in pastoral care situations or for any Christian that just needs a helping hand.
Crisis 101 – Making Sense of Life When Life Doesn’t Make Sense: Life in this world does not always make sense. We live in a fallen, corrupt world where circumstances can turn upside down very quickly. Dr. Robert Morgan, author of the best-selling book "The Red Sea Rules", shares 10 strategies for navigating difficult times. Based on Exodus 14 he expounds on how God uses the challenges of life to strengthen our faith and equip us to be a source of comfort to others. 10 sessions, each about 25 minutes.
Crisis Care – Hope for the Hurting: Many churches have used the solid principles and concepts from this classic series to train their Care Teams for ministry. Dr. H. Norman Wright, America's Christian Counselor, is respected across the country for his insight into the heart and mind of the hurting. He will give simple and practical tools for helping those in need. Case studies of real life crisis situations are also shared and discussed. 13 sessions, each about 30 minutes.
The Victory – Overcoming the Trails of Life: Often called Crisis Care – Part II. Dr. Wright continues his journey in this very practical and timely program. Anger, stress, burn-out, marriage, grief, and life transitions are discussed at length in this 12-part series. An entire session is devoted on how to identify and help children that have been through a crisis. Anyone taking this course will find tools that will help them have victory in the everyday trials of life. 12 sessions, each about 30 minutes.