Norm Wakefield's Biography for Homeschool Audiences
Norm Wakefield has been speaking at Homeschool conferences nationally and internationally since 1992. He launched The Spirit of Elijah Ministries International in 1997 with a desire to see men’s hearts turned to God and to equip them to apply the gospel to their lives. He has a shepherd’s heart and the biblical principles he teaches are just as impactful in the lives of women, young adults, teens, and children. You’ll find Norm’s messages to be powerfully life-changing because all are based soundly on the gospel with a reliance on the Holy Spirit to give understanding and application to his listeners. Norm has served the body of Christ faithfully and brings experience, inspiration, spiritual depth, and practical, simple, profound insight into the Scriptures as he speaks in men’s retreats, father/son and father/daughter events, youth conferences, marriage retreats, family life conferences, and spiritual life events.
Norm and Alma have been married for 52 years, have four children, seventeen grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. They also have experience with children with special needs as well since their daughter, Amanda, has Down Syndrome.
Biography Short Version
Norm Wakefield has been speaking at Homeschool conferences since 1992. He desires to see hearts turned to God and to equip parents to apply the gospel to their lives. He has a shepherd’s heart and offers wisdom and insight from the Scriptures and from his experience walking with the Lord. He is the author of 10 books, 14 audio series, and a daily Live to Love Scripture Encouragements podcast.
Homeschool Keynote Addresses or Workshops
The Transformational Power of Love in Home Education
Anchored in Christ in the Homeschool Storms of Life
The Most Powerful Words You Can Say
How to Listen: A Foundational Lesson for Learning
The Most Powerful Words Ever Spoken
Do you know what words your children are longing to hear? They are the most powerful words ever spoken by God to everyone He called to Himself. I’ll give you a hint. They aren’t, “I love you.” These words express the heart of God as a father to His children, so should be the words that flow out of the mouths of parents often.
The Power of Humility in Parenting
Few qualities in parents elicit more respect from children than humility. Humility doesn’t come naturally to us, it has to be instilled and grown from within by the Spirit of Christ. You’ll be encouraged and challenged by seven aspects of humility revealed in Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Parents who express these qualities of humility add supernatural power to their parenting.
Living from an Eternal Perspective
What’s a Mom to Do With Teenage Sons
The Foundational Lesson for Learning: Ears to Hear
God’s Blueprint for the Family
The Spirit of Elijah - The Turning of Father’s Hearts
The Calling Out of Sons
The Power of Hope in Parenting
Homeschooling by Grace
How to Lead Your Family with Vision
The Purpose of Christian Home Education
How to Create a Gospel Culture
Go With the Flow - How to Apply Jurisdictional Principles in Your Home
It’s a Matter of Identity - Why your children do what they do
Why Home Education? - Should We or Shouldn’t We?
Norm Wakefield - 2021 Convention Speaker
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The Power of Humility in Parenting
The Transforming Power of God's Love in Homeschooling
Sample Keynote - Equipped to Love
Anchored in Christ (All audiences)
It's a Matter of Identity (All audiences)
Calling Out of Sons (Parents/Teens)
Heart Maintenance (Parents/Teens)
What's a Mom to do With Teenage Sons (Parents/Teens)
Called to Be One (Marriage)