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Sat 04 Nov

Burnout or Resilience? LCF Day Conference in Manchester

  • Venue University of Law, Manchester, New York St, Manchester, M1 4HJ Click here for a map
  • Time 9:30am – 3:30pm

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The Christian professional can often feel overstretched, working in an environment that is both demanding and pressured, whilst hostile towards God and those who serve him. Building resilience to deal with the pressures is not an optional extra, but a requirement.

The Bible is realistic about the pressures faced by those associated with serving God and his people in difficult circumstances. For us as professionals, there may be some differences. Yet exceptional mental and physical strain still lead to exhaustion and a sense that circumstances are out of control, even out of God's control. Depression, fear and self-pity can take over and it can be easy to lose eye contact with the Lord in this state of breakdown.

But God has a prescription for our body, mind and soul that is applicable as a remedy as much as a preventative. This leads to a more balanced view of God's world and God's plan for our life and service within it.

Join us for a day of teaching, exploration and practical application, as we grapple with these vital issues and principles, whatever your professional calling and your current circumstances.

This conference is open to all including spouses, and friends.

Programme for the day
09.30 - Registration & coffee
10.00 - Welcome and introduction to the programme
10.10 - Biblical resources for professionals under pressure
10:50 - Breakout session: Common pressures facing professionals
11:40 - Coffee break
12:00 - Dealing with expectations of peers, staff and clients
12:45 - Lunch
13:45 - Burnout or resilience a practical guide
14:45 - Panel discussion
15:15 - concluding remarks and prayer
15:30 - Close