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Mr. Norm Wakefield:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



Wakefield, Norm

P.O. Box 377
Bulverde, Texas (TX)  78163
United States of America (US)

Keynote PresentationsHomeschool High School Graduation (2015, CA)
32nd Annual CHEA of CA Homeschool Convention (2015, CA)
The 19th Annual Oregon Christian Home Education Conference (2013, OR)
2012 Illinois Christian Home Educator's Annual State Convention (ICHE) (2012, IL)
Prairie States Christian Home Educators 2012 Spring Conference (2012, SD)
2010 Southwestern Indiana Home Educators Convention (SWIHE) (2010, IN)
CHEO's Men of Vision Conference (2009, OH)
2008 Christian Home Educators of Ohio Convention (CHEO) (2008, OH)
Featured PresentationsAnnual Homeschool Leadership Conference (2015, CA)
Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Omaha (2013, NE)
Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Nashville (2013, TN)
Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Spartanburg (2013, SC)
22nd annual FEAST Homeschool Convention & Curriculum Fair (2012, TX)
28th Annual CHEA Convention (2011, CA)
The Old Schoolhouse Expo (May 2011) (2011, WWW)
2011 22nd Annual Heart of Illinois Convention for Home Educators (2011, IL)
2010 Upstate Conference, a.k.a., 26th Annual NYS LEAH Home Education and Family Convention (2010, NY)
2009 Gulf Coast Home Education Conference (SETHSA) (2009, TX)
Workshop Presentations1st Annual 2012 Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Spartanburg (2012, SC)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Revival in America: Building a Godly Legacy for Generations
America is in great need of a spiritual revival. How does the home education movement figure into a coming revival? In this message, Norm will express God’s heart and vision for revival and how God can use the homeschooling movement to transform families, churches, cities, states, and a nation. It is vital that parents see how God wants to use you to express His heart as you build a Godly legacy for the next generation.

Worship and Wisdom with Norm Wakefield
As homeschooling parents, it is easy to get entangled by the educational responsibility of homeschooling our children, when in reality our greatest desire is to “train them up in the way they should go”. This session will be focused on the need for us parents to be renewed and refreshed in our walk with the LORD, to set our hearts and minds aright, before we begin the educational decision making necessary for the upcoming year of homeschooling. Norm will be leading us in a time of worship and sharing pearls of wisdom learned through his home-educational experiences. We promise you will be encouraged and blessed in this special session dedicated to seeking God in worship and the Word.

What’s a Mom to Do With Teen Sons? (Or Husbands when they Act like One)
How does a mother cope with the transition of her little boy becoming a man? What is her role? What can she do to avoid alienating her son as she gives instruction? Answers to these questions and more!

Parents with Special Needs Children:  Life with Amanda
Norm shares lessons he and Alma have learned while educating Amanda, their now 27 year-old daughter who has Down’s Syndrome. They will share insights regarding how to face the challenges of working with a special needs child as well as resources that may encourage and assist.

Curse of the Standard Bearers
The easiest way to parent is to give your children standards to live by; however, it can be the most destructive. Without realizing it, parents may make their identity more about the standards by which they live than about a relationship with Jesus Christ. Norm will share the pitfalls of being a “standard bearer” and the blessing of being a “true image bearer.”

Tearing Down the Walls
When someone criticizes us or accentuates our weaknesses, it can be hard not to put up a wall of protection and close our hearts to them. This happens more often with the people closest to us. You’ll learn what the Apostle Paul called a “divine weapon” for the tearing down of walls.

Leading With Vision: The Key to Family Unity
Without vision each family member is unrestrained. But when they are led with God’s vision, there is order, security, and peace. This message equips parents to resolve conflict and skillfully lead their family.

Living to Love
All parents want to create a loving homeschool environment and teach their children how to love by example and instruction. However, it’s not an easy thing to do. You’ll learn the difference between the world’s kind of love and God’s kind of love, a new mindset for relationships, the love principle, and how to experience and express God’s love. This life-changing message has practical application to marriage, parent-child, and all relationships that are challenging and most important in your lives.

Anchored in Christ:  A Solid Rock in the Storms of Homeschooling
Everyday in life, families receive a series of blessings and storms sent from God for the purpose of revealing the power of a relationship with Jesus Christ. When they come, everyone reacts or responds to them based on what they believe the gospel to be; it's their foundation. God's Word states that believers have an anchor for the soul, but sometimes souls drift because they forget that anchor or because they don't really know how to connect to the anchor. Norm provides practical explanation and suggestions for how to live anchored in Jesus Christ. This results in powerful, peaceful, grace-filled living that attracts others to Christ.

The Calling Out of Sons
How does a father call a son out into manhood God’s way? In this message, Norm reveals what happens if fathers don’t call out sons and then draws insights from how the heavenly Father prepared His son for ministry.

The Power of Humility in Parenting
One of the most powerful ways parents can add value to their relationships with their children is by growing in humility and learning how to express the humility of Christ to their children. Norm gives some practical ways that are sure to impact children and increase parents' value to them.

How to Give the Gift of an Imperishable Relationship
Homeschooling children or teens often develop a wrong understanding about relationship with God from parents who give or withhold acceptance based on performance. Do you know how to give the blessing of an imperishable relationship even when another has disappointed or offended you?

How to Lead Your Homeschool Family with Vision
Without vision, each family member is unrestrained; however, when they are led with God’s vision, there is order, security, and peace. This message equips parents to resolve conflict and skillfully lead their family. A peaceful home atmosphere with order and vision provides an optimal environment for learning.

How to Create a Gospel Culture

A Pastor's View of the Homeschool Movement

An Eternal Perspective

Home-based Discipleship:  God’s Blueprint for the Family

How to be God’s Forerunners for the Next Generation

In Search of Happiness:  World-Proofing Your Children

Preparing Teens for Life

Reality Check:  It’s Not About You

Rethink the Way You Live:  Who is the Teacher in Your Home?

Rising to the Call of Holiness:  Holiness and Home Education

Rising to the Call:  Understanding God’s Callings in Our Lives

Scouts in the Homeschool Wagon Train

Sports and Home Education:  A Balanced Perspective

The Foundational Lesson for Learning:  Having Ears to Hear

Norm's Achievements
  • Founder: Elijah Ministries
  • Author: The Walking Worthy Series
  • Author (amongst other books): Unshakable Faith: A Study in the Foundational Truths in God's Word
  • Author: On Fire for the Gospel: Living Passionately for Christ
Wakefield's Bio
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Norm Wakefield 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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