Course Description

"In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." - John 16:33

Overcome is an 8-week series about experiencing the abundant life of Christ in the midst of mental illness. This Facilitator Training is designed to fully equip and prepare facilitators to guide a group of 4-12 people through the Overcome series.

Executive Director

Kimberly Britt

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview

    • Welcome!

    • Say hello

    • Getting to know the workbooks

    • Read: Welcome pages

    • Review: Welcome pages

    • Read: Overview of Overcome

    • Review: Overview of Overcome

    • Understanding the flow

  • 2

    Week 1: Introduction

    • Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Pages 2-3

    • Review: Pages 2-3

    • Introductions

    • Read: Page 4

    • Review: Page 4

    • How to discuss Bible passages

    • Read: Page 5

    • Review: Page 5

    • Read: Page 6

    • Review: Page 6

    • Read: Page 7

    • Review: Page 7

  • 3

    Week 2: Tools & Skills

    • Week 2 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Page 10

    • Red light, green light

    • Review: Page 10

    • Read: Page 11

    • Review: Page 11

    • Read: Page 12

    • Review: Page 12

    • Read: Page 13

    • Review: Page 13

  • 4

    Week 3: Factors & Causes

    • Week 3 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Pages 16-17

    • Review: Pages 16-17

    • Read: Page 18

    • Review: Page 18

  • 5

    Week 4: Control & Relationships

    • Week 4 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Page 22

    • Review: Page 22

    • Illusion of Control

    • Read: Page 23

    • Review: Page 23

    • Read: Page 24

    • Review: Page 24

    • Read: Page 25

    • Review: Page 25

    • Read: Page 26

    • Review: Page 26

    • Read: Page 27

  • 6

    Week 5: Telling Your Story

    • Week 5 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Childhood Story example (video)

    • Childhood stories

    • Read: Page 30

    • Review: Page 30

    • Read: Page 31

    • Review: Page 31

    • Remembering rightly

    • Read: Page 32

    • Today is a gift

    • Read: Page 33

    • Review: Page 33

    • Read: Page 34

  • 7

    Week 6: Telling Your Story Part II

    • Week 6 Overview

    • Getting Started

    • Read: Page 38

    • Review: Page 38

  • 8

    Week 7: Abiding

    • Week 7 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Page 42

    • What does abiding look like?

    • Abiding

    • Read: Page 43

    • Read: Pages 44-45

    • Review: Pages 43-45

    • Read: Page 46

    • Review: Page 46

    • Read: Page 47

    • Review: Page 47

    • What fruit is God producing?

  • 9

    Week 8: Identity

    • Week 8 Overview

    • Getting started

    • Read: Page 50

    • Review: Page 50

    • Read: Page 51

    • Review: Page 51

    • Read: Page 52

    • Review: Page 52

    • Jelly Belly 50 Flavors

    • Jelly Bean Exercise

  • 10

    Week 9: Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • Getting started

    • Read: Page 56

    • Secret ingredient

    • Review: Page 56

    • Review: Page 57

    • Read: Page 57

    • Hot seat exercise

    • Are you ready?