What does a Women in Discipleship Event Look Like?
A Women in Discipleship event engages women in discipleship through learning, fellowship, and applying Scripture in creative ways to contemporary issues.
1. Dr Bednar - Leadership Cultivation
Working with those who are raising, leading, training, and mentoring others — Dr. Bednar’s guiding scripture is 1 Peter 5:1-5. In this passage Peter is giving instructions on how to remain committed to Christianity despite their neighbor’s attempt to cajole them back into unchristian behaviors. Dr. Bednar focuses on the role of the mentor. Her speaking points explore a biblical understanding of practical issues and within this role, she provides discussion on these issues from a mentoring perspective.
2. Dr Stafford - Wisdom for Daily Living
Dr. Stafford teaches women by providing discussion and practical examples that both educate and encourage them to follow biblical guidance in their daily lives. Her guiding scripture is 2 Timothy 3:16. Dr. Stafford chose this teaching of the Apostle Paul as he continued to encourage the ministry of Timothy.
3. A Unique Perspective Across All Topics
Drs. Bednar and Stafford have a unique and collective knowledge base that enables them to speak on various issues including family matters, teen pregnancy, substance abuse and addiction issues, parenting, family crisis, trauma, divorce, single parenting, disability, mental health issues, and aging and adult populations.
4. Learning Events — for Women
Women attending events with Drs. Bednar and Stafford are provided with engaging commentary, teaching, and illustrations that empower women through the process of discipleship. With the hope of deepening the women’s relationship with Jesus.
5. Creative Engagements
Dr. Stafford’s teaching ministry includes various forms of performance art, kinetic learning exercises, and engaging examples.