Elizabeth’s honest speaking style will have you laughing while you learn. She has served as a keynote speaker, teacher, and panelist at workshops, women’s events, and conferences all over the world. She is comfortable speaking to audiences of all sizes and ages. She loves speaking to grown-ups about waiting on God, overcoming fear and regret, and finding Christ in the chaos of daily life, and she loves speaking to teens and preteens about pretty much anything in the world they want to talk about.
Now booking for fall 2018 and beyond. Fall dates are nearly full for 2018, so please email ASAP if you have an event in mind. Dates are now available for winter and spring, 2019. To contact Elizabeth about speaking, please click here and fill out the contact form.
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Elizabeth can design a class, event program, or workshop around most requested titles or themes. Favorite past topics have included:
TOPICS FOR WOMEN OF ALL AGES:
When God Says, “Wait”: What do you do when God won’t give you what you want, when you want it? How can you navigate life’s detours and delays without losing your faith, your friends, or your mind?
When God Says, “Go”: How do we rise to challenge and change without losing our confidence, our courage, or our cool? How do we move forward when we’ve made mistakes—or we’re just scared to death?
Praying Through Pain: Walking closely with God even when life hurts—strategies for powerful prayer and for finding scriptures that save you during hard times…How can we remain close to God when He feels far away? When He seems silent? When the Great Giver feels more like the Great Withholder?
Grace Overflowing: God’s grace is big enough. God’s grace lasts long enough. God’s grace never runs dry. Let’s take a walk through the stories of Mary Magdalene and the Apostle Peter to see how grace shone through even their darkest moments.
Faith for Doubters: How can you find faith when doubt is your constant companion?
God Can . . . : A faith-building walk through the Scriptures, looking at all the astounding things God has done in the past and all He can still do today
FAMILY LIFE TOPICS
All topics can be adapted for women only, or for coed audiences, when Elizabeth teaches alongside husband Kevin. Most topics can be expanded into full- or half-day workshops.
Parent with Purpose: Intentional, biblical parenting (full workshop, or can be condensed into a class).
Workshop can include any topics listed below, or others by request.
To read workshop reviews, click here.
The Tender Years: Parenting Preschoolers: Key parenting principles for raising godly preschoolers and toddlers
Parent with Heart: Winning children’s and teens’ hearts for God
Parent with Smarts: Age-appropriate parenting
Defeat Deceit: Raising Honest Children
Four by Six: The four most important traits to instill in your children by the age of six: Obedience, Respect, Honesty, Humility
Wife First, Mom Second: Maintaining a strong marriage after babies
Who’s the Boss?: Confidence in parenting
Parenting in the Age of Twitter and Texting: Parenting in the Information Age; teaching kids how to manage technology
What Quiet? What Time? Walking with God, when you barely have time to breathe
What Teens Wish Their Parents Knew: Elizabeth shares stories, insights and principles gleaned from her own upbringing and from her years in ministry, working with other “Church Kids.”
WOMEN’S EVENTS: FULL- OR HALF-DAY PROGRAMS
When God Says “Wait”
What do you do when God won’t give you what you want, when you want it? How can you navigate life’s detours and delays without losing your faith, your friends, or your mind?
God’s grace is big enough. God’s grace lasts long enough. God’s grace never runs dry. Let’s take a walk through the stories of Mary Magdalene and the Apostle Peter to see how grace shone through even their darkest moments.
Mornings for Moms:
Morning programs for preschool moms with one main speech and additional classes or workshops. Perfect for MOPS events.
“Moments of a Lifetime”:
Part comedy routine, part stroll down memory lane, this thirty-minute performance serves as the perfect meaningful entertainment for women’s events, and appeals to women of every age. A humorous and heartwarming walk through the key moments of a woman’s life, it is a one-woman multi-media show, written and performed by Elizabeth. It has been featured at several large Women’s Day and Mother’s Day events, inspiring crowds to mingle sentimental tears with their laughter. Elizabeth can conduct this performance, then address the audience on a spiritual topic.
“Moments of a Lifetime” has been the featured entertainment at church events in Chapel Hill, NC, Athens, GA, and Fort Lauderdale, FL.
“Moments of a Lifetime” Reviews:
Several years ago, our women’s ministry presented the drama written by
Elizabeth Thompson entitled, “Moments of a Lifetime.” It was one of the
most impactful events in our women’s ministry, depicting the different
seasons of a woman’s life. There were about 200 women gathered and not a
dry eye in the house! “Moments of a Lifetime” captures the very heart and
life of a woman, as you recognize God’s purpose through each stage of life.
We definitely will present this drama again for our women!
–Linda Benedict, Women’s Minister
Victory Church, Boca Raton, FL
TOPICS FOR TEENS AND COLLEGE STUDENTS:
Emotional to Spiritual: Making Jesus the Lord of your emotions
Undivided Devotion: Serving God wholeheartedly during your teen/college/single years
“A Mighty, Mighty Good Man”: What we’re really searching for in a man
The Apple of God’s Eye: God’s love for us; putting our confidence in God what God thinks, not what people think
Elizabeth loves visiting schools and talking to students of all ages about books and writing. Favorite topics include:
How to write exciting endings
So you want to be a writer?
The importance of revision
How an idea turns into a book