REFUEL By Overcoming Obstacles To Your Calling

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. […]

REFUEL By Clarifying Your Life Purpose

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 […]

Are You Dealing With a Wise or Foolish Person?

The book of Proverbs tells us that there are many different kinds of people that we will encounter. If we are wise, we will be careful to discern the type of person we are dealing with and we will select the appropriate approach to that person. Proverbs 9:7-9 says that ‘whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself […]

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 […]

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 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.

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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

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

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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!

Get REFUEL Today- Paperback or Any eBook Platform!

Well, it has been a few years in the works but ‘REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission’ is now available in paperback and on all eBook platforms! My first shipment of books arrived today- what a deep sense of satisfaction that a milestone has been reached in my life. More so, however, I am excited about […]

Why YOU Should Cut Cable & Start Dating (guest post by Monica Switzer)

What do having cable TV and dating have in common? Well for some maybe nothing. But here is what I am extremely concerned about: I hear so many married couples with kids tell me that they can’t afford, or find the time to go on dates. In fact, we have been looked at by some […]