CCEF 2016: Emotions – Main Session Summaries

By | October 13, 2016

ccef-screen-shotFor those of you who missed #CCEF16, or this year’s Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation Conference, below are summaries of the main sessions. This year’s theme was “Emotions: Engaging the Expressions of the Heart.” I hope these concise summaries will be a blessing to you. You may purchase the conference audio directly from CCEF here.

Winston Smith – General Session 1 – Feeling Bad about Feeling Bad?

“Our negative emotions are designed to deepen our relationship with Christ and to each other.” – Winston Smith

Joni Eareckson Tada– General Session 2 – Emotions in the Face of Suffering

“There is nothing more sweet than finding Jesus right with you in the middle of your splashes of hell.” – Joni Eareckson Tada

Alasdair Groves – General Session 3 – Why Do I Feel How I Feel? Understanding Your Emotions

“Our life is to be a life of worship. And our emotions are perfectly situated to drive us into fruitful obedience, to drive us into worship in action.” – Alasdair Groves

Alasdair Groves – General Session 4 – What Do I Do With My Feelings? Engaging Your Emotions

“There is nothing you can feel that you can not take to God.” – Alasdair Groves

Winston Smith – General Session 5 – Emotions and Relationships

“Emotions help us to enter into the lives of and connect with others.” – Winston Smith

Aaron Sironi – General Session 7 – For Better or For Worse: Emotions in Marriage

“This is the essence of marriage, a husband and wife, clinging together.” – Aaron Sironi