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Doug Britton Legacy Newsletter — October 7, 2005

(1) Online Parenting Bible Studies

(2) Coming workshops and retreats

October 7, 2005

Dear __________:

Here’s my latest news. I hope the information is helpful.

In this email:
(1) Two new online Bible studies and one updated one – all on Christian parenting
(2) Upcoming counseling and marriage workshops and retreats
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New online Bible study: How to Center Your Family in the Lord
There’s nothing more important to Christian parents than to see their children develop a relationship with Jesus. This study gives parents concrete steps to establish a positive, Christ-centered home.

New online Bible study: How to Keep Your Sanity as a Parent
Whether someone is married or single, parenting is hard work. It can drain parents physically, mentally, and emotionally. This study helps parents stay balanced, overcome guilt about “failure,” and maintain their sanity.

Revised online Bible study: Prepare Your Child for the Real World
Well-meaning parents are often so controlling and over-protective that their children leave home unprepared to deal with life. This study shows parents how to help their children do chores, make choices, and develop responsibility.

More online studies on marriage, anger, jealousy, defeating temptation and other topics
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Upcoming workshops and retreats with Doug Britton:

“Eight Truths for Christian Marriage Educators” and “How to Counsel From Scripture” – Sacramento, Calif.
What: Four workshops. Part of the Lay Leadership Summit, Northern Calif./Nevada Assemblies of God
When: October 7-8, 2005
Friday, Oct. 7
. (1) 8:30 p.m. Eight Truths for Christian Marriage Educators
Saturday, Oct. 8
. (2) 8:45 a.m. How to Counsel from Scripture – Part 1
. (3) 11:10 a.m. How to Counsel from Scripture – Part 2
. (4) 1:30 p.m. Key Biblical Counseling Messages
Where: Capital Christian Center, Sacramento, CA
Cost: $35

“Encouraging Your Spouse” – Granite Bay, Calf.
What: Six-week marriage class
When: 7-8:30 p.m. every Wed. night, October 12-November 16, 2005
Where: Bayside Covenant Church, Granite Bay, CA
Cost: There is no charge

“Getting Started: Taking New Steps in My Walk with Jesus” – Sacramento, Calif.
What: Ongoing class for new believers
When: 9:30-11:00 a.m. Sunday mornings
Where: Capital Christian Center, Room S-10, Sacramento, CA
Cost: There is no charge

“Marriage: How Good Can it Get?” – Sonora, Calif.
What: Multi-church city-wide marriage retreat co-sponsored by:
— Calvary Chapel Sonora (providing lunch)
— Christian Heights Church (providing facilities)
— Sierra Bible Church (providing written materials)
When: November 4-5, 2005
Where: Christian Heights Church, Sonora, CA
Cost: $25 per couple
Information: (209) 532-7305

“How to Counsel from Scripture” – Sacramento, Calif.
What: Workshop for pastors, lay leaders, volunteers and everyone who helps others
When: 9 a.m.-noon, Sat., November 12, 2005
Co-sponsored by:
— Assemblies of God, Northern California-Nevada District Resource Center
— Sacramento Valley Teen Challenge
— LifeTree Institute (Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion from LifeTree Institute.)
Where: Capital Christian Center, Parlour, Sacramento, CA
Cost: Pre-registration – $20; Registration at the door – $25.
— Group discounts: Click web address, below, for information.
— Three ways to register:
—- Online: www.dougbrittonbooks.com/n51007-Nov12-counsel-from-scripture-workshop/
—- Mail: Send payment to LifeTree Institute, 3323 Watt Ave. No. 178, Sacramento, CA 95821.
—- Phone: Call Teen Challenge at (916) 362-2800.
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Do you know someone who may be interested in one of these Bible studies or workshops? If so, please feel free to forward this email to them. Thanks!

May God continue to bless you as you serve him.

In Christ,
Doug

Doug Britton, President
LifeTree Ministries
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Bible-based resources to strengthen individuals, marriages and families

– Books: Practical, Bible-based tools for marriage, parenting and all areas of daily living (www.LifeTreeBooks.com )

– Online Bible studies: Perfect for individual use, group study and church newsletters (www.DougBrittonBooks.com/resources/ )

– Seminars, training and retreats: Marriage, parenting, anger management, Christian counseling, small group leadership, depression, and more (www.DougBrittonBooks.com/workshops/ )