CCEF  - Curriculum  - Nov 16, 2015

There are no pat answers or quick fixes for the kind of brokenness that psychiatric disorders describe. People struggling with complex problems hurt deeply, feel socially isolated, and are often misunderstood. They need help with both personal and interpersonal problems. What does it look like to enter into the world of a troubled person? What do diagnostic labels mean for strugglers and for those who want to help? What goes into restoring and rebuilding a life?

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Sep 22, 2015

A ​vibrant ​church ​community ​is ​dependent ​on ​us ​being ​both ​needy ​and ​needed. ​So ​we ​want ​to ​grow ​in ​how ​we ​ask ​for ​help ​and ​how ​we ​give ​help. ​This ​conference ​is ​designed ​to ​guide ​us ​in ​those ​skills, ​with ​a ​focus ​on ​how ​these ​work ​in ​everyday ​friendships. ​Even ​in ​our ​professional ​culture, ​God ​is ​pleased ​to ​use ​needy ​people ​and ​ordinary ​conversations ​to ​do ​most ​of ​the ​heavy ​lifting ​in ​his ​kingdom. ​It’s ​the ​perfect ​system.

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Oct 08, 2014

Over the course of the conference we collected questions from the attendees and the faculty responded to these questions during this discussion time.

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Oct 07, 2014

General Session 1 – All Is Lost - (Powlison)
General Session 2 – I Will Bear Witness - (Lambert)
General Session 3 – Speaking Our Losses and Finding Refuge (Groves)
General Session 4 –  Partners in Suffering and Comfort - (Emlet)
General Session 5 - In it Together - Faculty Panel
General Session 6 - Loss: The Only Door to God (Smith)

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CCEF  - Book  - Jan 24, 2014

Heart of the Matter: Daily Reflections for Changing Hearts and Lives

Change that goes deeper than the surface of our lives happens over the long haul as we daily remember and connect the truths of the gospel to our lives. Every day we need to be reminded—in different ways—that Jesus, God’s own Son, came to this world to save us from sin, sorrow, and death. The promises of God, which are all “yes” in Jesus, change the way we view ourselves, our circumstances, and other people.

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Oct 16, 2013

Here are the remaining sessions.

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Oct 16, 2013

The faculty sits down and discusses relationships in community.

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CCEF, David Powlison, Ed Welch, Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Mike Emlet, Winston Smith  - Premium Resource  - Sep 26, 2013

7 General Sessions.
12 Breakout Sessions.

Includes: David Powlison, Ed Welch, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Mike Emlet, Winston Smith, and more.

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CCEF  - Video  - Sep 12, 2013
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CCEF  - Blog Post  - Sep 10, 2013

We Were Lost. Now We’re Found… in Him.

Everyone has experienced isolation and alienation. We lost more than a nice home when we were banished from Eden. We lost relationship with God and with each other.

But then God did the unthinkable. The Son of God became the Man Christ Jesus: one of us that we might be united to him.

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