Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

~ Colossians 4:6 

Among the most important treasures in life are our relationships with other people. Healthy relationships with our family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, or church family improve the total quality of our lives. At the heart of how we relate to one another is our communication.  Speak Life! is designed to equip people to strengthen and improve their relationships through healthy communication. 

Communication Matters:  Lessons From the Book of Proverbs

Reckless words pierce like a sword. A gentle answer turns away wrath. A gossip separates close friends. Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent. The book of Proverbs is rich with lessons on speaking, listening and being quiet.Communication Matters workshop gives participants the basics of interpersonal communication using the Book of Proverbs.

Communication Matters for Church Leaders: Strengthening the Local Church

Pastors: Do the church leaders in your congregation understand and support your vision? Do church leaders tend to bring you more problems than solutions?  Church Leaders: Is it challenging to get others in your ministry to support the pastor’s vision? Are members drawn to and energized by your ministry? Using the book of Proverbs,Communication Matters for Church Leaders gives elders, associate ministers, deacons, trustees and other ministry leaders the communication tools to work efficiently, support the pastor, and execute the vision God has for the local church.

‘Til Miscommunication Do Us Part: Communication in Marriage
(for couples, women, or men)
Men want to be respected.  Women want to be loved.  Men talk in headlines.  Women give the details of the story.  Men listen to solve problems.  Women just want to be heard.  Men and women DO communicate differently. This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of gender differences in communication, a godly understanding of communication in marriage, and the tools to identify and use the best communication practices for their marriage.

Submission Is Not a Dirty Word: The Biblical Role of a Christian Wife
What is the portrait of a godly wife? What does God require of a Christian wife? Worldly ideas about the role of a wife in marriage abound.  This workshop will explore a wife’s Biblical understanding of her role in the marriage.

In The Company of Women 

Relationships among women can be intimate, rich and rewarding.  They can also be complex, frustrating, and negative.  Using women’s relationships in the Bible between Ruth and Naomi, Rachel and Leah, and Mary and Martha, this workshop will examine women’s contemporary issues as we develop tools to affirm, create intimacy, and build one another up in Christ.

Being A Pastor’s Wife is Easy! Really, it is!
Depending on her husband, church/ministry context, and obligations outside the ministry, being a pastor’s wife can be challenging at best, if not sometimes overwhelming.  However, when pastors’ wives are secure in their identity in Christ, clear about what God has called them to do, and can minister to the needs of her husband, every other expectation becomes secondary.