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Dr. Jeff Myers:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



Myers, Jeff

Myers Institute for Leadership & Communication
PO Box 7
Dayton, Tennessee (TN)  37321
United States of America (US)

Keynote PresentationsNorth Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference & Bookfair (2008)
2012 CHOH Conference (2012, HI)
2012 Mid-Winter Home Educators Conference (2012, MI)
CHEF Home School Convention and Curriculum Fair (2009, AL)
2009 South Carolina Home Educators' 19th Annual State Convention (2009, SC)
2009 FPEA Florida Homeschool Convention (2009, FL)
Featured Presentations2012 California Great Homschool Convention (2012, CA)
2011 Chicago Homeschool Expo (2011, IL)
2011 Southeast Homeschool Expo (SE HS Expo) (2011, GA)
2010 Upstate Conference, a.k.a., 26th Annual NYS LEAH Home Education and Family Convention (2010, NY)
2010 MidWest Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati (2010, OH)
2008 Texas Home School Coalition's State Convention & Family Conference (2008, TX)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Discernment—Raising a "Thought-full" Child
Movies. Music. Television. Advertising. Help your children know how to respond intelligently and appropriately when they are confronted by secular thinking, without becoming cynical and hard-hearted. This seminar includes the wildly-popular "four deadly questions" that will help ensure that you are never taken captive by hollow and deceptive philosophies again!   

Rescuing Your Children from the Culture of Irresponsibility
We hear it all around us: "It's not my fault!" American culture promotes irresponsibility and is teaching it to children at every turn. Learn the top ten strategies for encouraging "response-ability" in your child.

The Blessing--How to Transform Your Home, Church and Community
God blessed Abraham so that all nations of the earth would be blessed through him. That same promise is available to Christians today if we could only figure out what the blessing is and how to give it to others. These principles have transformed families, churches and even entire cities. (works best as a keynote, not a workshop)

The Christian Worldview--A Call to Reason
Christian young people are at risk in a battle for their very minds and souls. To equip them effectively, we must show them that God's Word offers a powerful, life-changing view of the world and for the world. In this seminar Jeff reveals the nature of the battle facing youth, shows how to understand the worldviews of our day, and gives a reasoned defense of the Christian worldview.

Breakthrough Leadership-Four Steps to Cultivating Your Child's Leadership Ability
Discover the four areas of life that all successful leaders carefully cultivate. Learn practical strategies to help identify and unleash your child's leadership gifts so he can make a difference in the world for Christ.

From Playpen to Podium: How to Give Your Children the Communication Skills They Need to Succeed
Speech-making terrifies most Americans. Learn the powerful tips that led Jeff Myers out of severe speech anxiety to speak to audiences of thousands. You'll be in stitches as he unravels the mysteries of delivery skills and shows you how to develop positive communication skills through everyday activities.

What Happened When We Kissed Dating Goodbye
When God brought them together, Jeff and Danielle Myers had both been searching for alternatives to the dating game. Listen to them tell the funny, heart-warming story of how they got to know each other through an incredibly romantic, old-fashioned courtship. Discover how you can use this same approach in your own life and/or encourage it in others. (works best if Danielle is at the conference)

Guy/Girl Relationships: A Twenty-First Century Guide for Homeschool Teens
Jeff has been working with young adults for a long time and has helped thousands navigate the treacherous teenage years in a way that prepares them for what Proverbs calls "good success." Topics we'll focus on are: the differences between God's design for men and women, how to maintain purity in a culture that is trying to take you down, how to have healthy relationships with family and friends and how to prepare for an awesome, God-focused marriage.

Why Kids Walk Away from Their Faith (and What to Do about It)
The need for Christian leaders is desperate, yet up to 80% of young people raised in Christian homes end up rejecting their faith. Drawing on his twenty years of research and writing, Dr. Myers explains why kids walk away from their faith and what you can dono matter the age of your childrento help your kids hunger for truth and righteousness.

Passing the Baton of Godly Faithfulness to Your Children
In the Old Testament, we see story after story of bad "baton passes"people with great power, knowledge, influence and wealth followed by generations of spoiled, cruel and godless offspring. Jesus, on the other hand, chose twelve ordinary men, charged them to change the worldand they did it. Dr. Myers will reveal seven things Jesus did differently and demonstrate how we can apply these principles to equip our children to be culture-shaping leaders.

Growing Wiser: How to Play It Smart in a World of Fools, Idiots and Buffoons
The pop culture is bent on turning children into fools. Yet Scripture promises life, honor and good success to those who will seek wisdom. In this workshop, Dr. Myers shows you a step-by-step process of seeking mentors and coaches who can help you pursue authentic success and keep the world's mindlessness at bay.

Communicating the Truth without Fear
The ability to communicate gracefully without fear is a key to a young adult's success in life. Communication is the foundation of leadership, and in this session, we'll examine the communication style of six world-changing leaders to see how they conquered fear, organized their message, reached their audiences and kept them interested and moved people to action.

Cultivating Character: Raising Kids to Make a Difference
Teddy Roosevelt said, "To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." Based on his twenty years of working with thousands of young adults, Dr. Myers shares the character qualities that are essential for success in life, and offers specific, practical ways to develop them in your home. Topics include: honor, servanthood, courage, discernment and wisdom.

Newer topics:
Discovering your Child's Gifts: Cultivate Your Child's God-Given Identity
A child's God-given gifts are a secret source of inspiration for learning and influence in life. Discover how to recognize your child's motivated abilities, cultivate his God-given gifts, and avoid the cultural traps that the culture uses to distort his identity.

Thirsty for the Truth: Raising Kids Who Want to Live Right
The popular culture coaxes children into an almost irresistible foolishness. Is your family strong enough to resist? These strategies equip kids to discern right from wrong, prefer what is right, avoid Satan's counterfeits, experience heart renewal, and reach out to a culture that needs Jesus.

Hungering for God: Imparting Spiritual Principles to Children
It's not just Bible knowledge, but the ability to apply wisdom to every area of life. Here are time-tested techniques, starting with toddlers, for answering kids hard questions about God, teaching Bible themes, and helping kids apply God's truth to life. (works best as a keynote, not a workshop)

Everyday Sages: Learning to Walk with the Wise
Proverbs says we grow wise by walking with the wise. Learn from inspiring stories of wise mentors who have lived out seven wisdom principles and be encouraged that you, too, can raise generations to pursue true riches, honor and good success. (works best as a keynote, not a workshop)

Generations of Influence: How to Start a Legacy of Four Generations
Explore the tremendous spiritual power of "four generations" and discover the world-changing legacy you can have on the lives of your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hear stories of how past generations did it, and what we can learn from them. (works best as a keynote, not a workshop)

Kids Who Care: Developing a Servant Mindset in a 'Me-Centered' World
When the world promotes an "it's all about me" mindset, our families suffer. Jeff sought the counsel of wise parents who helped their children conquer the whining, squabbling, pouting, me-centered attitude-and develop a servant leadership attitude.

Centers of Influence: How Your Family Can Make a Difference

At about age ten, every child decides to either be an "influencer" or one of the "influenced." "Influencers" are most likely to lead, whereas the "influenced" are most susceptible to peer pressure. Here's how to help your family cultivate the art of positive influence.

Rites of Passage: Rituals that Make the Passage to Adulthood Unforgettable for Teens
Jeff interviews wise parents to find out how they helped their children become successful adults. Learn practical, memorable, uncomplicated strategies that draw parents and teens together and establish a foundation for successful adulthood.

Wise, Not Just Smart: The Characteristics of Kids Who Make a Difference
Teddy Roosevelt said, "To train a child in mind and not in morals is to train a menace to society." The biblical idea of wisdom gives four guidelines for raising kids to live meaningfully and make a difference-here's practical ways to apply them in your family.

Cultivating Kids—Raising Children to Live Fruitful Lives
This generation of children has greater potential and opportunity than perhaps any generation in American history—and yet they’re growing up in a culture of aimlessness and passive consumerism. As one of the world’s leading authorities on youth leadership development and a homeschool dad, Dr. Myers weaves together fascinating biblical insights, penetrating social commentary and hilarious personal stories to help you see your child’s potential in a whole new way.

How You Can Personally Equip Your Children to be Culture-Shaping Leaders

Bringing Transformation to Your Family

Reaching the Hearts of the Emerging Generation (PASSING THE BATON)

Answering the “What Should I Do With My Life?” Question (PASSING THE BATON)

Growing Wiser:  Preparing Kids to Be Wise in the Age of “Duh”

Preparing Children to be Servant Leaders

Mastering the Hidden Curriculum

Raising Boys to be Godly Men

Jeff's Achievements
  • Homeschooling father of four
  • President:  Myers Institute for Communication and Leadership
  • President:  Passing the Baton International, Inc.
  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts:  Bryan College
  • Chairman of the Board:  Summit Ministries
  • Author:  For Such a Time as This: Becoming a Millennial Leader
  • Author:  Understanding the Times
  • Author:  Handoff: The Only Way to Win the Race of Life
  • Author:  Secrets of Everyday Leaders: Create Positive Change And Inspire Extraordinary Results
  • Author:  Secrets of World Changers Learning Kit: How to Achieve Lasting Influence As a Leader
  • Author:  Secrets of World Changers: How to Achieve Lasting Influence as a Leader, (CD/DVD Set)
  • Author:  Cultivate: Forming the Emerging Generation Through Life-on-Life Mentoring
  • Author:  Secrets of Great Communicators: Simple, Powerful Strategies for Reaching The Heart Of Your Audience
  • Author:  From Playpen to Podium
  • Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Denver
Myers's Bio
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Jeff Myers 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.

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