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Everyday Peacemaking

06 December 2022
1 day, 08:30 AM AEDT - 03:30 PM AEDT

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Everyday Peacemaking

Tired of being buffeted by conflict around you?  Wondering what God is doing when peace is absent? This first course will help you focus on what God is doing in your everyday relationships and help you be someone who makes peace rather than fakes it or breaks it!

Our presenters

Jeroen Bruins

Jeroen Bruins

Jeroen has a professional background in the oil and gas industry. Jeroen has been a follower of Jesus since he was 18. His passions and giftings are in the area of prayer, spiritual direction and biblical peacemaking, which caused him to be involved in a variety of ministries, including his current involvement with PeaceWise. His deepest desire is to see the Christian faith transform people’s lives and share the good news of Jesus. Jeroen has been married to Eva for over 40 years. They enjoy three adult children, their spouses and six grandchildren.

Li Ai Gamble

Li Ai Gamble

Li Ai gained her legal and commercial qualifications from the University of Western Australia in 1990 and has worked in private legal practice and for the Commonwealth Government. Currently she keeps busy as the Training and Conciliation Manager for PeaceWise and a member on a number of Christian Ministry boards. She is a mother of three adult daughters and mother in law to two sons-in-law. Li Ai loves spending time in God's Word and learning about God so that she can practise her faith in a way that brings glory of God. She attends Providence City Church.

Rachel Edland

Rachel Edland

Rachel is married to Roger and together they have three adult sons and one
daughter. She originates from England where she trained and worked as a
nurse in London, moving to Australia in 1991. After nineteen years as a stay
at home Mum, Rachel re-trained in nursing and now works as a clinical
educator on two busy wards in Midland, Perth. Rachel is a member of Providence Church Midland and has particularly experienced God's grace since adopting the biblical principles of Peacewise in her marriage, parenting, and at work.

Roger Edland

Roger Edland

Roger gained his professional qualifications in software engineering at UWA and has worked for 30 years in the resource and telecom sector both in Australia and overseas. He has been a follower of Jesus since his days at university and is thankful every day for the life changing Love and Grace of Jesus. Roger is married to Rachel and they have 4 grown up children and is an active member of Providence Church Midland. Roger has experienced the impact of biblical peacemaking in his life has a desire to serve Jesus by sharing this with others.

Description

This is a closed event for members of this organisation only. 

In this training, you will:

  • learn a simple framework for understanding and dealing with  conflict
  • gain powerful peacemaking principles and relational tools
  • understand the biblical foundations of peace and reconciliation
  • discover gracious ways to deal with difficult people
  • have time to reflect upon your personal experience of conflict and peacemaking
  • learn how you can begin supporting and building a culture of peace in your community/spheres of influence
  • discover opportunities to glorify God, serve others and grow to be like Christ, even in the midst of conflict.

This level of training is suitable for all Christians as we work together to promote peacemaking in our own lives, families, workplaces, churches and communities.

For persons such as those in full time pastoral ministry, teachers or lawyers, if the content of the training is relevant to your professional development or continuing accreditation or education requirements you may claim one 'unit' for each hour of attendance, subject to the rules of the relevant programme. 

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What people are saying

"Fabulous course. Great framework for understanding a biblical foundation for peacemaking. I love that the material caters for a range of learners."

Tanya
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"It was great to see so clearly that the gospel was driving every aspect of the course."

Mark
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