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Learn to Tell the Story

This fall, we’re excited to be hosting a Simply the Story training seminar right here in Northern Wisconsin. Simply the Story is an international ministry that trains storytellers to dig deeply into the narratives of Scripture and uncover spiritual truth for themselves.

Then, these storytellers are equipped to pass these stories and skills on to others, creating a growing impact in their communities, and around the world. For more details on the program and organization, visit their website: simplythestory.org

This opportunity is coming to town in September! There are two tracks you can choose from:

Foundational Workshop

DATE: September 13 – 15
COST: (including registration, meals and snacks, handbook and all training resources) $45
DETAILS: Learn how to easily remember and tell Bible stories and teach discussion style. Practice using questions that help family, friends and gatherings discover spiritual treasure and personal applications within Bible passages.

Full In-Depth Workshop (37 hours)

DATE: September 10 – 15
COST: (including registration, meals and snacks, handbook and all training resources) $45
DETAILS: Receive the Foundational STS training and learn how to slowly hand off your new skills to others. In this 35
-hour training, participants go deeper and become more comfortable with the new STS skills. This Full Workshop also moves you toward becoming a qualified oral strategist.

Ready to register? Click here for our online form.

For full details, click here to view the event brochure. You can also contact Dru for lodging and more information.

Equipped to Fight

Speaker: Dru Lattin
Text: Ephesians 6:10-18
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What does it take to be a warrior? For Fathers’ Day, Dru looks into the classic passage on spiritual warfare to remind dads – and all of us – that we are raising our children on a battlefield. It’s a tough job, but God has equipped us to fight well. Listen below:

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The Lord’s Command

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:26-40
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Around the world, churches meet together every week to worship. Though all true churches are meeting to exalt Christ and learn of him, there’s still a lot of diversity in how each group does this. Is this okay?

In this message, Paul concludes his discussion of church practice, and provides two simple principles for how we should worship together. Listen below to hear what they are, and what it looks like in our church.

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Thy Will Be Done

Speaker: Conroy Loewen
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Doing the will of God brings blessings and glorifies the one who gave so much for us. But what does it mean?

As Conroy continues his series inspired by the Lord’s Prayer, he explores what God’s will is for us, and what we are saying when we pray, “Thy will be done.”

Songs of Victory

Key texts: Psalm 23
Speaker: LaMar Troyer
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In this message, LaMar explores psalms from David, sharing insight about our Lord, who gives us victory and shepherds us day by day. Listen closely for twelve promises from God for those that are his own. Do you know the Shepherd, or do you know only the psalm?

God Is Really Among You

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:20-25
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Among Christians, there are few topics more controversial – and yet central to our experience – than prophecy. In this message, Dru explores the practice in the Bible, focusing on Paul’s teaching to the Corinthian church.

Despite the confusion and conflict, it is important that we understand prophecy. When we embrace this gift to the church, Paul shows that we will be marked as a people that God is truly with.

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Speaker: Conroy Loewen
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One of the most foundational truths for the Christian is that God is our Father. As our Father, we must understand that God gives us good gifts – and that we have a great need for Him.

Conroy continues his series inspired by the Lord’s Prayer, with an encouragement to seek our Father’s blessings as we acknowledge our needs.