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Lynda Murphy

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Lynda’s Most Popular Topics


Each topic below can be used for a single special  event,  luncheon, or workshop.


(Christmas) The Indescribable Gift    “Thanks be unto God for His Indescribable Gift”  II Corinthians 9:15
This presentation is perfect for a Christmas outreach which concludes with a dramatic narrative to music with PowerPoint telling the story of Jesus from the manger to the cross.

(Christmas) Celebrate Jesus: God of the Impossible  "The angel told Mary: 'Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age, and she who was said to be barren is in her sixth month. For nothing is impossible with God.'" Luke 1:36&37 An encouraging message of hope in difficult times and the relationship that Mary and Elizabeth shared with each other and with the God of the possible. This presentation also concludes with a dramatic narrative to music with PowerPoint telling the story of Jesus from the manger to the cross.
        
You are a Daughter of the King – You Have a Royal Calling       
“…who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?"   Esther 4:14      
Have the ultimate princess party for your special event!  Lynda tells her own humorous Cinderella story, five character qualities of Queen Esther, and concludes with the video  “The Father’s Love Letter.”  

Follow the Yellow Brick Road      “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path”   Psalms119:105
Have Dorothy greet your guests with this fun theme centered on finding courage for each day by looking to the One who created the rainbow, the heavens above, and the earth below. 
                                        
Fill My Cup, Lord - From Tea to Latte’     “...but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst.”    John 4:10 
A tea cup, tea bag, and hot water is used to demonstrate our relationship to God through the story of the Woman at the Well and how our life can be flavored with the best that He has to offer.        

Breaking the Chains of Insecurity     “You are fearfully and wonderfully made.”  Psalms 139:13-16
Learn keys to help you or the ones you love find their true identity in Christ. 

A Woman of Dignity      “Strength and dignity are her clothing. . .”   Proverbs 31:25   
What does it mean to be a woman of dignity? Seven characteristics of “A Woman of Dignity” will be given in an easy to remember acrostic outline. 

W.I.N.G.S.  - Women in Need of God’s Spirit  an alternate title can be Women on the Run – God’s Woman in Today’s World   “He restores my soul”  Psalms 23:1-3 
Between the noise and the business of life today’s women are desperately in need of God’s Spirit.

Everything is Coming Up Roses      "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener”   John 15:1, 2 & 8.
Roses need attention and care, do not thrive on neglect, and they are easily prone to disease just like humans. Learn how to have strong roots and to prune what is unfruitful. 

Stiletto Stampede   “Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:24


Take a western theme to new heights. A stampede, besides a flight of frightened animals, is also “a mass movement of people at a common impulse.”  This presentation will lasso the hearts of women towards loving God and loving others to make a difference in the rodeo arena of their world.

Men and Women – Enjoying Our Differences   
"Wives, submit to your husbands...husbands love your own wife ..."    Ephesians 5:22-23     The needs of men and women are similar, but their priorities are different. Learn from a biblical view about the creation, the curse, the cure, including valuing, enjoying, and getting along with our differences. Lynda tells her own story of the chronicles of a cantankerous woman. This presentation is power packed with scripture along with dots of humor. 

RETREAT PACKAGES              

Follow the Yellow Brick Road      “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path”    Psalms119:105
This is a fun theme to build a retreat around. The topics center around the three main characters in the Wizard of Oz  to find courage for each day, a heart for God, and a Christ centered mind.  A variety of presentation styles gives this retreat impact.             

Yo-uniquely You ~ "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made"  Psalm 139     
Sessions are power packed as each woman learns about and understands her spiritual gifts, abilities, personality, and life experiences which all add up to give her a life with purpose and meaning. Since I was in the image business I would include, if desired, a fun clothing personality assessment. (See more information under Fashion Topics.)                      

Intentional Servant - Spiritual Gifts   “For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10
The course will help you understand and develop your spiritual gift(s), heart for service, abilities, personality, and life experience for kingdom impact.  A personal assessment will be given offering suggestions as to where to use your gift(s) in the church, community, or mission field. 

Dethorning Your Rose   “The seed that fell among thorns" Luke 8:14& 15 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener."John 15:
Scripture tells us that thorns prevent Christians from becoming fruitful, but the Gardner (Father-God),  prunes us to become more like His Son "The fragrance of Christ."  II Corinthians 2:15
The four main topics for the weekend are:
R    Resting in the relationship   
O   Obedience in Abiding in the Vine    
S    Soils of the Heart include a personal meditation time. “
E    En-joy 

THE SECOND HALF: FINDING the FOUNTAIN of YOUTH  TRUTH  “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”    Proverbs 31:25 

"You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” George Burns   Lynda will give seven anti-aging attitudes to “Stay Young at Heart" - a teachable heart, a flexible heart, a realistic heart, a humble heart, a clean obedient heart, a friendly heart, and a heart for service. Add a Total Image FASHION topic: Fabulous After Fifty, Total Image -Accessories, or Total Image Clothing Personality and you will have a fun and informative retreat for women.  (Alternate title  - "Characteristics of the Heart to Stay Young) 


LEADERSHIP TOPICS

The Value and Benefit of Working with Teams                     
“Make my joy complete by being like-minded having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose."    Philippians 2:2


Teams are important!  To establish the reason why a team is important you don’t have to go very far in the Bible to find the first team. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit have been a together from the beginning. Before you start building your team ministry you dare not recruit a team until you believe in the value of a team and you are ready to count the cost.  This presentation will cover the five reasons not to build a team and five good reasons why you should build a team ministry.

From Sheep to Shepherds - Energizing Your Women for Ministry Leadership     “For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10
Learn how to equip, support, motivate, mentor, and release your women to become all that God intended for them to be and do. This is not a class on Spiritual Gifts although gifts will be discussed, but more on how to analyze your woman’s ministry so that it can be a gift-oriented ministry and passionate spiritually.

Intentional Servant - Spiritual Gifts      “For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”  Ephesians 2:10
The course will help you understand and develop your spiritual gift(s), heart for service, abilities, personality, and life experience for kingdom impact.  A personal assessment will be given offering suggestions as to where to use your gift(s) in the church, community, or mission field. 


FASHION TOPICS


Each Edu-tainer presentation will include PowerPoint, handouts and a door prize drawing. Some of the presentations will include a quiz to determine style.


Total Image – Clothing Personality   Do you know your clothing personality? Are you a classic, dramatic, natural, romantic, or a combination of several? Save time and money shopping without making costly mistakes that end up hanging in your closet.

Total Image – Accessories  Make your wardrobe more versatile by adding the right accessories. Information on the latest fashion trends, neckline shapes, jewelry bling, and how to wear that scarf thing.


Total Image – Fabulous After Fifty  "You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” George Burns Informative tips from head to toe of common make-up, hairstyle, and fashion mistakes that women make as they age and how to avoid them.


Total Image – Breaking the Chains of Insecurity    Psychologists tell us that 90% of a persons self concept is built around what they believe other people think of them. Learn the keys to unlock and build a healthy self-image so you can live with yourself and others. (Lynda’s maiden name was Dumm pronounced dumb. She will share her own humorous and entertaining story of insecurity and overcoming a poor self-image.)


Lynda uses multi-media in her presentations to incorporate all learning styles to reach all ages. The Lord has given her a passion to proclaim Him and His Word and it is a gift that she will never take for granted. 

Lynda is willing to develop new messages to fit an event theme, providing there is sufficient time with an advanced booking.


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