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Our Story

Twenty years ago, while at Fuller Theological Seminary, we realized that many of our peers would experience burnout in ministry in a shorter time than it took to officially prepare for it. From there began our desire to serve Christian leaders, both individuals and couples.

Through the seasons we have personally wrestled exhaustion, overload, and the disconnect that often follows, and we are compelled with compassion for the weary.

In 2005, we moved from Southern California to the quaint town of Prescott, Arizona. Married 25 years, we love to explore new places, read good books on the dock, and have movie nights with our two awesome kids.

Robyn and Joey serve Christian Leadership

Background

Joey and Robyn are Board Certified Christian Counselors and members of AACC.  Their non-anxious presence, gentle truth telling, and personal authenticity foster contagious growth in those around them.

Robyn (MS,Cal Poly/ MsMFT, Fuller) is a professional speaker, teacher, counselor, and coach. (Check out Robyn’s other site to learn about her professional speaking and other ministries specific to women.) Joey (BA, Westmont/ MDIV, Fuller) runs a private counseling practice. He has served as a hospice chaplain, worship leader, and an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University.

Christian leadership recharge in our oceanside retreat settings like this
Christian leadership can restore, replenish and renew at this dockside retreat.

What We Believe

There is a spiritual fight going on.
We need to intentionally stay connected with Jesus.

We live fast-paced lives, distorting our perceptions of ourself, others, and God.
We need to slow down and challenge these distortions.

We have settled for shallow fixes to our anxieties, constraining our soul.
We need space to be honest and care for ourselves.

We are living lives marked by excessiveness and busyness.
We need a place to rest and recalibrate.

We are expected to produce beyond our capacity.
We need permission to acknowledge our limits.

We unintentionally neglect our marriage for the demands of our ministry.
We need to deliberately and regularly nourish our marriage.

We are afraid to stop.
We need to trust and practice Sabbath rest.

 

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