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If Considering Military Service, Prepare for Battle

Whether to satisfy a desire to serve in the military or to attain personal development and future benefits, volunteers need to prepare to meet requirements and to increase chances of serving as envisioned. Preparation is especially needed if the applicant desires to be a special operator or a commissioned officer, and even more so, if the hope is to obtain an ROTC scholarship or an appointment to a military academy.

What Is God’s Will for My Life?

First, you're going to be mad; then you'll be thankful. You're going to be mad because this teaching is going to question much of what you understand about the "leading" of the Holy Spirit. But after a careful examination of the Bible, you'll see decision making in a completely new light. By the time we’re done, you will have the tools you need to make sound choices. You will experience a deeper sense of relief and freedom in decision making than you've ever known.

Don't Fight Your DNA

There is a push to walk and talk and sound like everyone else. Yet, God designed us differently for a reason. This talk encourages kids to stop fighting their DNA and learn to trust God as their designer who created them the way He did—with a purpose. This is a fun, even empowering talk about becoming what you were uniquely designed to become. (

Mind Games: How Media Messes with Your Mind

Unless you’re Amish or live in a cave, you can’t keep pop culture from seeping into your life. The avalanche of cultural images and sounds comes with such frequency and intensity that you can’t help but absorb the culture’s messages about life. So how do we navigate culture and keep it from being a corrosive influence in our lives? This seminar will show you how.

Truth and Love: What Do I Say to My Gay Friend?

Can we oppose homosexual behavior and love our homosexual friends at the same time? Brett will equip you with the biblical and philosophical arguments against homosexuality while demonstrating the compassion so desperately needed in this discussion.

Egyptian Chronology and the Bible

Many will dismiss what the Bible has to say simply because they believe the Bible can't be trusted in the area of historical accuracy. Egyptian Chronology is the lynch pin for this. This seminar includes the latest in archaeology as it relates to Egyptian chronology and is a great help to those teaching early history.

Living for a Cause Greater than Yourself

True meaning in life is only found when you live for a cause greater than yourself. And the greatest cause is the cause of Christ. However, to engage a lost world effectively, there are three important skills you must be growing in: knowledge, wisdom and character. Discover what each one looks like and how together they enable you to be a compelling ambassador for Christ.

All the World's a Stage—You Just Need a Script

Join theatre teacher and playwright, Joshua Rexford, as he talks about the essentials of storytelling. Whether for stage, screen or print, great stories have certain things in common that take them out of their media and into the hearts and minds of their audiences. Learn how characters, setting, description and many other elements must come together to take a story from creative to classic!

Is the Bible Intolerant?

In today’s culture, the Bible is politically incorrect. Its views on issues like homosexuality, gender and sexuality are considered outdated and intolerant. In this talk, we’ll demonstrate how the accusation of intolerance is flawed in three important ways. We’ll examine the true nature of tolerance and raise the most important issue in this discussion: What is true?

Doubting Your Doubts: How to Deal with Doubt

Everyone doubts—it's part of being human. But doubt regarding God must be dealt with before it becomes destructive. To face the issue of our doubt head on, first we must identify the three causes of doubt, and then we'll be able to deal with it in constructive ways that will draw us back to God.