The Benefits of Overlooking An Offence

We’ve all been offended by the intentional or unintentional words of others. We like to nurse an offence. We like to pull it out over and over again and look at it. We like to tell anyone who will listen to us about it. We allow it to corrode our joy. Proverbs 19:11 says, “Good sense makes […]

Your Associations Determine Your Destination

One of the biggest factors in getting refuelled and staying refuelled is deciding who you allow to influence you– and in what ways you allow them to influence you. The book of Proverbs makes it clear that not only will we encounter people that are wise and supportive to our life mission, we will also encounter […]

REFUEL By Forgiving Your Debtors

Getting rid of bitterness is probably the biggest step you can take towards living freely. One preacher said that in her meetings about 80% of people say that they are carrying some sort of bitterness towards others in their hearts! We are very good at staying mad. We never want to let go of the unjust things […]

REFUEL Through the Healing of the Heart

It comes as a surprise to many people that God cares very much about their emotional and mental well-being! Life throws all of us many curve balls that can surprise and stun us. When I have gone through dark and painful seasons I have found new comfort and strength in the knowledge that healing for the heart […]

REFUEL by Recovering From Disappointment

Ever get hit hard by disappointment? It can destroy you, or you can use it as a launching pad for a better and brighter future! In Psalm 142 we find David hiding in a cave as a fugitive, saying “With my voice I cry out to the Lord. With my voice I plead for mercy to the […]

REFUEL by Renewing Your Mind

One of the most important practices that I talk about in “REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission” is renewing your mind. Renewing your mind is critical in the process of having a rewarding professional and personal life.It is also critical in the process of discipleship. We all need to continually be replacing lies with […]

Limited Time Offer for ROBPARKMAN.COM Subcribers!

I want to personally thank you for being a ROBPARKMAN.COM subscriber! I am grateful to have the opportunity to add value to your life and leadership! Please check out my ‘thank you’ offer below: Who:  ROBPARKMAN.COM subscribers What:  Free eBook copy of “REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission” (note: only available for Apple devices) When:  Email […]

The REFUEL Companion Website is Live!

I am excited to announce that is now live! This website offers a variety of resources that complement the book “REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission” by Rob Parkman (Friesen Press).

Includes on the site are resources you can use to REFUEL yourself, your small group/leadership team or your entire church! From the videos, to the Bible studies and sermons and other items available you will have everything you need to take the content of REFUEL deeper into your own life, the life of your team or the life of your church.

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The topics for the 8 weeks of personal, small group or church study are as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. Renewing Your Mind
  3. Forgiving Your Debtors
  4. Choosing Your Friends
  5. Giving Yourself Permission to Rest
  6. Nourishing Your Spiritual Life
  7. De-Stressing Your Finances
  8. Refocusing On Your Calling

God wants you to be fully charged up and replenished so you can accomplish your God-given purpose and find enjoyment as you do it!

I hope that the materials on this website will be a helpful companion for you in your journey!

Check it out today!


Rob Parkman

Refuel: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission

The Lost Art of Napping

I just woke up! I am at the end of some much needed holiday time and have awakened refreshed after a long, deep, exquisite afternoon nap! I do not nap because I do not have enough to do. Heaven knows that most days I cannot even remember everything that presses its way on to my […]

8 Characteristics of Successful Church Revitalizations
April 8, 2015

I have the privilege of working with several churches that wish to see their churches revitalized. This article captures in a concise way the moves that are most likely to bring life back to struggling or plateauing congregations. I appreciate the simplicity of the points brought forward. It is sometimes difficult to pinpoint the steps that churches/organizations need to take, but these are a great starting point!

If you are interested in finding our more about my work in church revitalization consulting fire me a note at robparkman [at] live [dot] ca!