Overview of Topics Covered

Section One: Seeking the Heart of God

Module 1: Storyline

  1. Introduction
  2. A Path Made Just For Me
  3. Your Personal Storyline
  4. Life Journey Statement

Module 2: Timeline

  1. Introduction
  2. Time In Eternity Begins on Earth
  3. Getting in Touch with Your Eternal Timeline
  4. Mid-Life in the Hammock
  5. The Electrician
  6. The Importance of the Right Perspective on Time
  7. Every Moment He Provides
  8. Generations
  9. Conclusion

Module 3: Pursuing the Lion

  1. Introduction
  2. Hitlerian Fruit
  3. How to Get Saved?
  4. World of the Free to Choose
  5. Leaps and Doubts
  6. More Questions of Salvation
  7. Worldviews and Salvation
  8. More Water Please
  9. Salvation and Ministry
  10. Conclusion
Section Two: The Facts of the Matter

Module 4: The Truth

  1. Introduction
  2. Relativism vs. Absolute Truth
  3. I Am Broccoli
  4. I Don’t Judge
  5. And That’s the Truth (Relatively Speaking)
  6. The Truth, Continued
  7. Five Powerful Arguments for God and Christianity
  8. Ending Assignment

Module 5: The Word

  1. Introduction
  2. A Brief Commentary on a Brief Comment
  3. The Story of God’s Love
  4. The Bible for Forgetful Types
  5. God’s Acceptance
  6. Sharing Your Love of God
  7. Leading Others to Christ
  8. Fyodor, He of Clever Thoughts
  9. A Burst of Spontaneous Gratitude
  10. Do We Choose God?
  11. The Church Revisited
  12. Church as a Gathering
  13. Conclusion

Module 6: Walk of Faith

  1. Introduction
  2. Faith
  3. Before We Go…
  4. Faith and Grace: a Few Words of Freedom
  5. Grace and Forgiveness
  6. Grace: the Sun Goes Round and Round
  7. Grace: Let’s Ride!
  8. Faith and the Trinity
  9. Trinity: Holy Spirit
  10. No Substitute for a Friend
  11. Father
  12. Father: Hebrew Words of God
  13. The Church Tango
  14. Conclusion
Section Three: Who Am I?

Module 7: My Identity in Christ

  1. Introduction
  2. Designed for Great PurposeM
  3. Diagrams
  4. I Trust God…
  5. This is Sanctification
  6. “Good People” and Our Identities in Christ
  7. Good People: Gentleness
  8. Good People: Self-Control
  9. Conclusion

Module 8: My Spirit

  1. Introduction
  2. Abiding in the Vine
  3. The Pearl Inside
  4. Saved by Grace
  5. Through the Grapevine
  6. Messages From God
  7. Peace
  8. Conclusion

Module 9: My Body

  1. Introduction
  2. On Getting Older
  3. The Aged, The Wrinkled, The Blessed
  4. Anti-Aging and Comparison
  5. Moving Up the Line
  6. Conclusion

Module 10: My Soul

  1. Introduction
  2. Something We Can Believe In
  3. Strongholds
  4. Soul Man
  5. The Mind
  6. The Will
  7. The Emotions
  8. The Picture of You and Me
  9. Conclusion
Section Four: Breaking Through

Module 11: Loving God

  1. Introduction
  2. Conversation in an Atheist Household
  3. Love and Marriage
  4. A Love Most Inseparable
  5. Conclusion

Module 12: A Life of Relationships

  1. Introduction
  2. Humility Becomes Me
  3. Deep Down We Know
  4. Love My Neighbor or Me First?
  5. Conclusion

Module 13: Surviving the Wild Seas – Act Like Men

  1. Introduction
  2. Peaceful Warriors
  3. Guided Activity
  4. In the Wooze
  5. Purposeful Work
  6. Chariots of Fire
  7. Friendship
  8. My Word!
  9. Stewardship of Financial Resources
  10. Conclusion

Module 14: Marriage

  1. Introduction
  2. Are We Not Men?
  3. Fatherhood/Life Worth Living
  4. The Miracle Leap
  5. Who, Me?
  6. Father of the Fatherless
  7. When We Come Up Short as Fathers
  8. With Hope Through Storms
  9. A Word on Divorce
  10. Conclusion

Module 15: Sex, Love, and Marriage

  1. Introduction
  2. Adultery
  3. Conforming to the Image of Christ
  4. Questions to Ponder
  5. “Act Like Men”
  6. Conclusion
Section Five: Into the Quiet

Module 16: Prayer

  1. Introduction
  2. Honest Prayers
  3. My Simple Prayer
  4. A Time to Run
  5. Thankfully, I Progressed…
  6. Music to His Ears
  7. Answers to Our Prayers
  8. Silence
  9. Praying For Melinda
  10. Leaning to Pray
  11. To Pray is to Dance

Module 17: Quieting the Noise

  1. Introduction
  2. The Pursuing Silence
  3. The Morning Routine
  4. Rest in God’s Love
  5. When God Speaks, His Children Listen
  6. See You Hank
  7. Conclusion

Module 18: The Simple Life

  1. Introduction
  2. Old Times’ Sake
  3. Every Moment He Provides
  4. On Materialism
  5. The Virtue of Slowing Down
  6. Nice to Meet You!
  7. A Tiny Tantrum Toward TV
  8. Casting Off the Clutter
  9. Proudly, I Bleat
  10. A Morning Transformation
  11. A Good Exercise
  12. An Exercise in Gratitude
  13. If Only I Had a Kia
  14. Thankful, My Soul/Conclusion
Section Six: The Challenge

Module 19: Idols

  1. Introduction
  2. There Is a Wall
  3. Not an Idol
  4. Conclusion

Module 20: Letting Go & Surrendering

  1. Introduction
  2. Surrendering My Agenda
  3. The Divine Healthcare Plan
  4. A Good Surrender
  5. This Is Repentance
  6. The Waterfall Smooths the Stone
  7. Conclusion

Module 21: Pain and Suffering

  1. Introduction
  2. Our Greatest Comfort
  3. Life Is Tough
  4. The Bright Side
  5. Hope Into Flames
  6. The Teeth of the Night
  7. The Joy in Hope
  8. These Storms
  9. The Way Out is Through
  10. On Suffering and Time
  11. Jesus All the Way
  12. Conclusion
Section Seven: The Purpose

Module 22: Earth: Traveling Through

  1. Introduction
  2. The Mirror of Paradise
  3. Great Are You Lord
  4. All Things Hold Together
  5. Goodbye Humans
  6. Human Life is Different
  7. Forever and Ever and Ever
  8. The Ordinariness of Noons
  9. Our Country and Its Place in God’s Plans
  10. The Late Great USA
  11. Cat Days
  12. The Winepress/Conclusion

Module 23: Heaven: Our Home

  1. Introduction
  2. Memories Imperishable
  3. The Big Picture
  4. Hell
  5. A Place I’m Passing Through
  6. Beyond the Cross
  7. Exceedingly Sweet
  8. Conclusion

Module 24, Part 1: The Heart of the Matter

  1. Introduction
  2. The Rock
  3. Let’s Review
  4. The Path You Took
  5. Looking for God in a Box
  6. Two Paths, One Choice…
  7. Phantoms, Rabbit Trails, and Whispers
  8. Men Are Made for God

Module 24, Part 2: Overview

  1. Full Program Review