Facing a big decision? Trying to recover from a bad one? Need to make better decisions in the future? Your decisions dictate the story of your life. In the How to Make Big Decisions Wisely course, author Alan Ehler outlines a practical, biblically based model for making life-shaping choices.
3 hours of video
How to Make Big Decisions Wisely
Our decisions determine our lives. Invest in a company that goes bankrupt and you lose your life savings. Say the wrong thing in an interview and you miss the job of the lifetime. Make no decisions and you miss every opportunity. In today's rapidly changing world, the cost of poor decisions (and no decisions) is higher than ever.
In the How to Make Big Decisions Wisely course, author and scholar Alan Ehler lays out a clear approach to making big decisions based on the Bible and recent discoveries in neuroscience and decision science. He presents a simple, four-step process that can be followed to make any kind of decision, whether personal, professional, or relational.
Making big decisions can rewrite lives, careers, families, churches, and businesses. A lot is at stake. Learn how to choose well.
By completing this course, you’ll gain:
Insight into a clear approach to making any decision using a simple four-step process
Understanding of how decisions can be based on the timeless wisdom of the Bible and the apostle Paul
Practical information on cutting-edge discoveries in neuroscience and decision science
Confidence in your growing knowledge through personalized review sessions and unit assessments
Meet Your Instructors
DMin, George Fox Evangelical Seminary
Alan Ehler is a professor and dean of Barnett College of Ministry and Theology at Southeastern University. A former pastor and ordained minister with the Assemblies of God, he is a lifelong student of the science of decision-making.
The Challenge and Opportunity of Big Decisions
When Quick Decisions Are Best
How the Apostle Paul Decided
Our Story-Reading Glasses
Step 1: Read the Backstory
Step 2: Catch God’s Story
Step 3: Craft a New Story
Step 4: Tell the New Story
Shaping Your Own Story: Making Personal Decisions
Shaping Our Story: Making Organizational Decisions
Getting Stories Straight: Resolving Conflict
What’s Your Story?
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