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Teaching People How to Forgive

  • November 09, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • St. John's Episcopal Church, Boulder Colorado
  • 20


  • Teach Them How to Forgive workshop facilitated by Rev'd Rob Voyle. Lunch included.
  • Teach Them How to Forgive workshop facilitated by Rev'd Rob Voyle. Lunch included.

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DATE: November 9, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LOCATION: St. John's Episcopal Church, Boulder, CO

Are you tired of living in a world that:

  • Is saturated by resentment
  • Places a huge value on revenge
  • Confuses revenge and punishment with justice
  • Doesn't know how to find the freedom of forgiveness

Then come and learn how to teach people to forgive!

Become a healing presence in your community.

Course Description: Forgiveness Training Program:
Teach Them How to Forgive!

"Jesus told us we need to forgive but he never taught us how." Steve Andreas

Forgiving others is actually quite easy when you know how.
Sadly many in our world and in our communities of faith do not know how.

One of the big contributors to this "not knowing how" is that words like resentment, forgiveness, and reconciliation are used in teaching programs and sermons without ever being defined in behavioral ways that help the hearers implement a forgiveness strategy.

In this one-day training program we will behaviorally define these terms and you will learn specific steps to lead a person from a state of resentment to a state of forgiveness.

Forty years I´ve been carrying this resentment, had therapy with two psychiatrists about it, and now in just a few minutes it´s gone. It´s like a miracle. Diane, a forgiveness retreat participant.

Presenter: Rev. Dr. Rob Voyle

Rob is an international leader in the use of appreciative inquiry in church settings and is the founder and Director of the Clergy Leadership Institute and The Appreciative Way. This program is based on Rob's book: Restoring Hope: Appreciative Strategies to Resolve Grief and Resentment, which is available from

Rob's personal mission is to be "helpful, humorous, and healing," which is manifested in a passion for teaching people how to forgive.

COST: Participating & Professional Members - $55
            Non-Members  - $60

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Lunch included.  After registering your confirmation email will contain a link of lunch options. 

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