Irene's Most Popular Topics
Why Did This Happen to Me? A revealing message on the sovereign nature of our Savior. Are you looking for answers to the why's in your life? Irene shares her traumatic accident and her miraculous recovery. She shows the participant how to begin focusing on the Lord rather than on the circumstance.
Verses by Accident Surviving an unsurvivable accident is one thing, but surviving unto the Lord is another. After her intense recovery period, Irene dug into the Scriptures and set about memorizing verses that spoke to her special needs. Women are motivated to learn how to hide His Word in their hearts with Irene's easy and fun memorization techniques.
Faith When it Doesn't Feel Like Faith Irene shares her experience of going from zero to four children in one day. This powerful message shows how to exchange troublesome doubts with faith. It challenges us to learn what faith means in our daily walk. What often seems so hard to do will become second nature. Irene offers practical tips for grooming our faith.
Coping With the Unexpected It's the unexpected events that really mess us up. That's when we understand that life doesn't always go as planned. Irene relates her adjustment to her son's suicide death at age 19 and her five-year struggle to accept it as true. She explains how she came to peace.
Seeing Humor in an Impossible Situation Have you ever wondered how to survive your till-death-do-us-part decision? Do you feel hemmed in by those who came in your husband package? And what about HER, your mother-in-law? Irene tells about the glorious and not-so-glorious parts of her thirty-plus years of marriage. She shows the participant how to swim through the muck while sticking with the commitment.
But I Thought God Loved Me When three family deaths came in a six-month time period, Irene nearly lost it all. She outlines her journey through this valley of death and tells how God truly comforted her heart, bearing her up to be strong again. This session will challenge the participant to see how it's possible to always give thanks for everything to God the Father.
Presentations range from 30 minutes to one hour, and can involve one session or a week-end retreat of four sessions. If you have something special in mind, just ask. Topics can be adapted to relate to a special event or a particular interest group. Irene will delight and inspire you with her genuine sharing of how God has comforted her heart.