The Family Resource Initiative exists to build bridges of hope that…

  • equip spiritually resilient generations
  • encourage individuals and families
  • empower vulnerable communities
  • expedite access to resources that bring healing


Seminars, premarital preparation, and referrals to marriage and family therapists


Seminars and classes taught by parenting experts

Mental Health

Seminars, support groups and referrals to Christian counselors

Community Service

Service projects and field trips to build bridges between individuals, organizations and cultures


Seminars, classes, a job transition group and tax preparation help


A weekly recovery group for life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups


Seminars, classes and groups for those experiencing loss, and activities for the widowed

Lunch and Learn

One-hour seminars are offered from noon-1, most Thursdays in Room 105 of Wooddale Church.

Financial Peace University

If you’ve ever felt like you just can’t get in control of your money, you’re not alone. You’d be surprised how many people you know are struggling just like you. But it’s time for your struggle to end—starting today. Join my Financial Peace University class at Wooddale Church – Eden Prairie Campus starting on Sunday, January 22, 2023, and learn how you can pay off debt, save more money, and build wealth. Visit to sign up!

Upcoming Seminars and Classes

5 Ways to Help Your Family Embrace the True Meaning of Christmas This Year

Last weekend, my family and I traveled to the downtown section of a Minneapolis suburb for their annual tree lighting ceremony. It was “Small Business Saturday,” and the shops of the town’s main street had been bustling all day long…