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Mr. Paul Downer:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



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Downer, Paul

Discipleship Network of America
100 Downers Grove
Signal Mountain, Tennessee (TN)  37377
United States of America (US)

423-886-6362 Voice
423-886-7063 Fax
Keynote Presentations
Featured Presentations2012 NICHE Conference (2012, IA)
Prairie States Christian Home Educators 2009 Spring Conference (2009, SD)
Workshop Presentations2010 21st Annual Heart of Illinois Convention for Home Educators (2010, IL)
CHEF Home School Convention and Curriculum Fair (2008, AL)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Homeschooling the Strong-Willed Child – I Am One!
Between the ages of 8 and 13, I (Paul) was a terror! I was a liar, a thief, lazy, self-centered, and had a fiery temper that caused constant problems for my siblings and family. But my parents didn’t give up on me. They applied some very specific biblical principles of discipleship which God used to reach my heart, change my direction, and transform my life. Come hear not only my story, but what they did that made the difference.

Raising Dynamic Leaders for Christ in an Entertainment-Saturated World
Did you know that entertainment in our culture is not merely a type of activity, but in fact a subtle, powerful, and holistic life philosophy? It is a philosophy that has persuaded each of us in countless ways (both with and without our knowledge) to buy into a specific belief system regarding every aspect of our culture and lives. Come find out how these forces impact our thoughts (and actions!) regarding ourselves, relationships, the purpose of life, the activity schedule in heaven, the role of pleasure, God’s opinion of technology, the purpose of work, what we can expect out of life, who we should become, and even who we should marry. God has more good news for you on these subjects than you can imagine. Come prepared to be surprised!

Resolving Conflicts & Building Strong Parent-Teen Relationships
This session addresses the vital topics of resolving conflicts with your teenager, opening lines of communication, understanding the barriers that he or she is putting between you, becoming your teenager’s favorite life-coach, addressing negative influences in your teenager’s life without getting pushed away, understanding what your teenager wants most (despite appearances), balancing the growth of freedom and responsibility in your teenager’s life, maintaining consequences without being controlling, and helping your teenager live for the favor of God rather than man.

Discipling Young Men in the 21st Century *among others

Paul's Achievements
  • Director of Operations: Discipleship Network of America (DNA Ministries)
  • Managing Director: Eternal Impact Publishing
  • B.S. in Business Administration,
  • B.A. in Bible
Downer's Bio

Paul Downer is the son of Phil and Susy Downer. Paul and his father, Phil, often speak together at homeschooling conferences, family conferences, and men's retreats.

Notes"I had the chance to listen to Paul at a Iron Sharpens Iron men's conference in Tequesta, Florida on March 21, 2009. Two words quickly came to mind: bold and capable. The majority of the men in the audience were much older than Paul, yet he confidently and considerately spoke the truth. After enjoying his presentation, I remarked to him that he certainly is the son of his father. I'm looking forward to more from Paul Downer." ---Allen Wolfe, Author of Balancing the Sword
Date Created11/3/2008 11:44:12 PM
Date Modified4/12/2012 6:43:58 AM
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Paul Downer and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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