Often, we have someone call our office about making a change in his or her life. We send information and then hear nothing. Two years later, that person calls and says, “Now I’m ready to really create a plan.” What I always wonder is, What did they do for those two years? And usually, when we […]
We tend to look outward for the ‘bad guys’ that are sabotaging our happiness, fulfillment and advancement in life. It is easier to cast the blame on others or on unfriendly circumstances. This may feel good at the time, but does little to move us towards God’s best for our lives. Our greatest enemy is our […]
Recently a friend voiced a question that a lot of people are asking: “No one actually pursues their dreams or their dream vocation these days, do they?!” Behind this question are many other questions that people are asking in our current job market: Is it really possible to do work you love that positively impacts […]
Unfortunately, there are often barriers and obstacles that get in the way when we try to pursue God’s call with our heart, soul, mind and strength. There may be doubt, fear, bitterness, pride, distance, health issues, financial or resource issues, disobedience, rebellion, opposition from other people, our own insecurities or complacency that holds us back. […]
I just finished up a week of teaching young men about how to clarify their life mission/vision at one of the local Christian colleges in our region. It was wonderful to see the ‘aha’ moments when they found out that they did indeed have vision and that it really matters that they protect and pursue […]
In our culture, we wear busyness like a badge on our chest, when in reality it’s not good for our souls; in fact, in today’s culture it’s a much bigger problem for most of us than slothfulness or laziness on the other end of the spectrum. When we are not rested we loose the sparkle […]
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 […]
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The REFUEL Companion Website is Live!
I am excited to announce that therefuelexperience.com 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.
The topics for the 8 weeks of personal, small group or church study are as follows:
- Renewing Your Mind
- Forgiving Your Debtors
- Choosing Your Friends
- Giving Yourself Permission to Rest
- Nourishing Your Spiritual Life
- De-Stressing Your Finances
- 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!
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 […]