NBCW Talk Highlights

 

Join us once a month for NBCW Talk!  The purpose is to share relevant topics with our congregation regarding how we as believers should understand, respond and initiate discussion and wisdom to those who are in our families, community and sphere of influence. The outcome is to build a biblical view of what God wants the church to believe, live and respond in the most current issues of our community and life experiences.

When - Once a month time to be announced 3 weeks in advance.

Where - NBCW services at 19697 E. Smoky Hill Road, Centennial CO - 1:00 p.m.

NBCW Highlights - Previous Talks Subjects

Talk 1 – Survey Questions

 Do you understand the biblical purpose of the local church?

 Do you understand the vision of NBCW and are you participating to fulfill that vision?

 Do you believe every believer in the Body of Christ should be connected to a local church?

 What questions would you have about the subject of “The Local Church’s Purpose and Voice?”

Talk 2 – Survey Results & Questions Answered

What Can Be Done to Bring Local congregation together for a common purpose?

What’s being done in community outreach that involves the church body?

How can we impact the church as a family?

Should the format of the local church be upgraded?

Why is it important to be Christ centered?

What is God’s purpose, vision and will?

Why are we so seemingly bound to be separate from the world?

Why is it so important to obey God?

How do we find answers to questions in the bible?

How should we balance new believers and those who have been believers raised in the church?

Talk 3 – Influencing the 5 Generations for God

The Builder Generation or Traditionalists

(1929 – 1945)

 

The Baby Boomers

(1946 – 1964)

Generation X 

(1965 – 1982)

Millennials or Generation Y

(1983 – 2000)

 

Generation Z or Centennials

(2001 – 2018)

 

The 4-Trends that shape a Generation. 

  1. Faith (spiritual life)
  2. Family (parenting)
  3. Finances (economics)
  4. Technology (skill and know how)

 

The Six Major things that Influence a Generation.

  • The Core Values of Society- Accountability. Diligence. Perseverance. Discipline.
  • Family life & Work life and Opportunities in life
  • Political Messages and National and World Issues
  • Educational Systems & Media & Technology Influences
  • Churches and/or other Spiritual Influences & Music and Art Influences
  • Global Crisis and Major Events

Talk 5 – Caring for the Family in Today’s World

     1.  Definition of Caregiving

     2. How Many Caregivers in the U.S.

     3. Economic Value of Caregivers

     4. Gender Participation of Caregivers

     5. Care & Support Survey 2017 Stats from 22,500 sources in the U.S.

 Special Guest Dr. Andrea Maikovich-Fong, Ph.D., ABPP

 Andrea Maikovich-Fong, PhD, and ABPP – Andrea is a board-certified clinical health psychologist who has worked extensively with cancer patients and survivors. She is currently working for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado.

Scripture Foundation

1 Tim. 5:3-4, 1 Tim. 5:8; James 1:27

 Statistics in Caregiving

  • 5 million provide unpaid care to and adult or child;
  • 2 million provide unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older;
  • 8 million Caregivers provide care to adults (aged 18+) with a disability or illness or 16.6% of Americans;
  • 7 million Adult family caregivers care for someone who has Alzheimer's disease or other dementia;
  • The value of services provided by caregivers has increased over the last decade, at economic value of $470 billion;
  • At $470 billion in 2013, the value of unpaid caregiving exceeded the value of paid home care and total Medicaid spending;
  • The economic value of the care provided by unpaid caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia was $217.7 billion in 2014.

Statistics in Caregiving

  • 65% of care recipients are female, with an average age of 69.4.
  • 45% of recipients aged 18-45 are male, while 33% of recipients aged 50 or higher are male. 
  • About 14.5 million caregivers are males out of the 43.4% who care for an older family member.
  • Male caregivers are less likely to provide personal care, but 24% helped a loved one get dressed compared to 28% of female caregivers.

Caregiving can be highly stressful for caregivers, especially when caring for someone who is severely disabled or suffers from mental problems, such as Alzheimer’s disease.