Educational Presentations

Practical Steps to Powerful Prayer
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

Do you struggle to find time to pray? Are you unsure what to pray about? Would you like to deepen and strengthen this aspect of your spiritual life? We will consider the power and importance of prayer, and discuss practical ways to incorporate prayer into our every day lives. You will leave with specific ideas about how to start praying powerfully, and if you are already a prayer warrior, you will be given the opportunity to share your strategies with your fellow believers in Christ.
 

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.
 

The Power of Our Thoughts
Presented by:
Sheryl Cowling, MSW, LCSW, DCC, BCPCC, BCETS
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In this presentation we note the impact of our thoughts on our physical health, attitudes, emotional well-being, choices, and spiritual health. Included is an emphasis on aligning one’s thoughts with God’s thoughts, and developing an even greater attitude of gratitude.

 

Notes: A 6x8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.
 

Self-Worth Built on Christ’s Love
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

This presentation looks at self-esteem from a Christian perspective by examining the signs and causes of low self-esteem, by looking at the reasons we can have self-esteem as children of God, and by considering what self-esteem uniquely looks like in a Christian.


Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.
 

The Three “Mosts” of Motherhood (or Parenthood)
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $100/Non-MAP: $200 (plus expenses)

This is a shorter presentation that is perfect as an introduction or conclusion to a parents’ meeting or mother’s group, or as a devotion for a women’s Bible study or VBS session. In it we consider God’s Word and what he says about what is most important, most comforting, and most powerful for Christian mothers/parents to remember as they are raising their children.
 

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.
 

Addiction: Helping a Loved One Who’s Struggling
Presented by:
Brandon Hayes, PhD, LP, CATSM
Length:
90 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $300/Non-MAP: $400 (plus expenses)

Each year millions of Americans struggle with substance abuse or addiction. In fact, researchers suggest that nearly everyone can identify at least one person they love who is struggling with an addiction. The presence of this addiction is disruptive, not only to those struggling with it, but it often deeply impacts those closest in their lives. Learn ways to lovingly and productively engage, communicate, and establish boundaries with a loved one struggling with addiction.

 


Notes: This presentation is available throughout the Milwaukee, WI and Appleton, WI metropolitan areas. Please contact the presenter to arrange for travel fees/accommodations for venues outside that area. A room containing tables for note-taking and a projector are required. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing for groups outside the Milwaukee, WI or Appleton, WI areas.
 

Christian Courtship: My Story
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Teens and single young adults
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

This presentation is meant specifically for teens and singles and explores the important issues to consider when dating and looking for a spouse. I use God’s Word and my personal story as an example as we discuss how to cultivate important qualities in yourself, what type of a partner to look for and where to find him or her, and how to overcome common obstacles to finding a relationship.

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.
 

He First Loved Us: Building Healthy Relationships
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In this presentation we will consider characteristics of both unhealthy and healthy relationships and discuss practical ways to build healthy relationships in our lives. We will focus on the motivation to love others based on our most important relationship—our relationship with God through Christ.
 

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.
 

Anxiety and Depression in Young Children and Teens
Presented by:
Whitney Donovan, LPC, LMHC, NCC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Parents of middle schoolers or high schoolers
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

Anxiety and depression are struggles that are not only seen in adults, but children and adolescents as well. This presentation looks at the factors that influence anxiety and depression, symptoms that are often displayed, and then identifies tips and strategies to effectively manage them.

Marriage: A Christian Perspective
Presented by:
Sheryl Cowling, MSW, LCSW, DCC, BCPCC, BCETS
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In the presentation, marriage is approached from a Christian perspective with a thorough review of many Scripture passages that provide guidance abut how to have a loving, fulfilling sacred union. Some of the most common challenges to a content marriagemoney, in-laws, and sexare addressed from a biblical perspective.

 

Notes: A 6x8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.
 

Divorce: What Is a Christian to Do?
Presented by:
Sheryl Cowling, MSW, LCSW, DCC, BCPCC, BCETS
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In this presentation, participants will review the biblical basis for marriage, and note what Scripture has to say about divorce. This is followed by a focus on grieving the loss of the marriage, and ways to find hope for the future. The impact of divorce on children and teens is also addressed.

 

Notes: A 6x8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.