A transformative experience that helps people to learn, live, and love their story. Living Story offers budget-friendly one-day conferences and longer retreats to equip people in knowing and understanding the intersection of God’s story and their story. People go away with a deeper knowledge and a greater passion for living and loving in the gospel.
Living Story conferences are centered in the “C” of Christ and geared toward the “C” of community.
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to help you…
- see, hear, and engage God as Author, Jesus as Redeemer, and Spirit as life-giving transformer.
- know your story by seeing how it is fully part of God’s larger Story of grace.
- live the real struggles and joys of daily life more fully and more passionately through the power of the gospel and with a mission of worship.
- love and invite others to join you in living this great story of good news.
- 1. Excellent and engaging teaching on Scripture and story
- 2. Small group discussion and experiential exercises
- 3. Folllow-up materials and tools for continuing the “story”
from the Latin, conferre, “to bring together”
A Living Story conference…
brings you together…
with the Living Story
…the true story Scripture tells of redemption in Jesus Christ
with your story
…to see how it is written into God’s grand narrative of grace
…whose stories are both different and so like yours…
Knowing the story of redemption told in Scripture.
Looking at your story using this framework.
Living in Faith and Hope (using various biblical characters and your story).
Living in Love and Worship ((using various biblical characters and your story).
The Story of Marriage
Understanding the purpose and rhythm and reality of marriage in Scripture.
Looking at your marriage story.
Surrendering in trust as a spouse.
Suffering in hope as a spouse.
Living in love and making your marriage a story of worship.
A Parent’s Story (A Mother’s Story)
Knowing God’s story of grace for parents
Knowing your unique parenting story
Surrendering in trust as a parent.
Suffering in hope as a parent.
Living in Love and making your family a story of worship.
The Story of Sisterhood
God’s design for sisterhood
The Fall of sisterhood
Living in faith and hope as sisters in Christ
Living in love as sisters in Christ
These conferences are designed for 100 or more participants. Suggested fee is $15- $25/ participant.
Suggested honorarium is $1800 plus expenses. (Expenses include transportation, food, and lodging*, and materials fee (about $3 per participant.)
Living Story conferences are exciting and life-changing! Faithful promotion of the event will easily draw the number of participants to cover the costs.
If your church or organization is ministering to people who could not afford the suggested fee, please let us know so we can discuss how to bring this event to them.
*Our speaker is pleased to keep your cost down by staying overnight in someone’s home if you are able to arrange it.
A Living Story conference can be taught in a one-day (Saturday) format from 9 – 3 or in a retreat format as a Friday night and Saturday event.
Please contact Elizabeth to discuss how your church, school, or group can benefit from a Living Story conference or retreat.