Saturday, January 20, 2007


Speaking Products for
Dr. Charlie Self
“Messenger to the Thoughtful” TM

Calling all to “Think Deeply and Act Decisively” TM

Keynotes for All Audiences
“The One-Hour Focus: Get Clear Now”
Featuring the Faithful Life Quadrant
Distill the Past and Determine a New Future
Humility is the Key to Honor
Healthy Self-Esteem: Real Affirmation
Happy Relationships: Free to Love
Hopeful Living: The Life You Were Designed For
Direct, immediate, personal benefits:
The One-Minute Refocus: start and restart your day well!
Place the Past in Perspective
Get free of self-destructive habits and relationships
Start Your Life-Plan
The Lasting Source of Joy

“The Global Update: Your 21st Century Life”
Seven trends that are transforming our world and what they mean to you
Seven hopeful signs and how to make a difference in your world
Seven virtues necessary to navigate the rapids
Direct, immediate, personal benefits:
Learn to distinguish good information from bad – crucial in this Internet Age
The right and wrong kind of “global citizenship”
Raising a healthy family under stress
Living Your Plan – to the benefit of others

“All We Need for Divine Fulfillment”
Seven Resources for Living the Life God Designed for You
Not the Life You Want – Something Even Better!
There is an Entire Team on Your Side!
The Real “Secret” to Fulfillment

“Cool Heads and Warm Hearts: Living a Passionate and Principled Life”
Let’s Unlearn Some Lies! Exposing False Thinking:
Ideal vs. Real
Head vs. heart
Theory vs. Practice
Spiritual vs. Material
Business vs. Charity
Success vs. Significance
Seven Keys to Clear Thinking: Sorting through the Mess
The Imagination Age – 21st Century People and Products
The Product is the Story
True Wealth – Creativity

“Back to the Future: History and Hope” (this is an entire series and can be adapted to the audiences)
The Premise for this Series: Current challenges must be met with BOTH distilled wisdom from history and discovery of future possibilities!
Some examples:
“Balanced Living: Insights from the Benedictines”
Social and Spiritual Transformation: the Amazing Grace of Wilberforce
Beyond War: Peacemakers Change History
The Pilgrims Still Speak: Plymouth Plantation and 21st Century America

“Christianity and Islam: Coexistence and Conflict”
Three types of Muslims
The Real Crisis in the West: The Moral and Spiritual Vacuum
The West’s Self-Destruction: Inevitable without Awakening
Three Keys for Living with Our Deepest Differences
Conflict: Two Views of the Future
Coexistence: First Principle

“An Evening with Dr. History”: An Intimate Dialogue on History and Hope
Maximum of 20 People
120 minutes of food, conversation, with a special presentation and time for Q & A
Topics chosen in collaboration with Dr. Charlie and the Hosts

Coming Soon: “Tears in God’s Bottle – Experiencing the Holocaust and the Passion” – a multimedia presentation featuring Dr. Charlie Self’s poetic narrative of a Jewish survivor and the poignant charcoal images of Kathleen Self. This is an unforgettable experience of history and hope, image and word that will leave you determined to build bridges of compassion and understanding.


Coaching and Master Planning Products
Offered by

Dr. Charlie Self
Phone: (408) 307-1339

Please note: All facets of my Coaching and Master Planning assistance are tailored to the unique needs of the individual or organization. Listed below is a summary of the types of experiences available. Please call or email to schedule an initial complimentary consultation.

Coaching Services: The focus here is one personal and vocational excellence, with the aim of creating personal and family plans that are ambitious and doable.

Coaching services consist of
· Bi-weekly or Monthly Consults – 90 minutes
· Half-day Intensives
· Free phone or email access and dialogue

Master Planning:

The Executive Briefing: 90 minutes of high-level clarity

The Envisioning Event: a three-hour empowering event in which Purpose, Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Goals are Clarified, Discovered and/or Refined

The Advance: 1-2 days with core leadership, further advancing the Mission and establishing The Scorecard of Success for the organization

I look forward to serving you!



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Our Proverbs

Our Proverbs
"Faith, Focus and Follow-Thorugh"Our audience is all thoughtful peopleWe aim for clarity, not clich├ęsOur environments – speaking, writing, web, radio, TV – are “Insult-Free Zones”We believe in going “back to the future” for wisdom; that is, wise choices are only made when history is united with hope.

Meet Dr. Charlie Self

Meet Dr. Charlie Self
Charlie is a minister, professor, author and speaker. He is a “Messenger to the Thoughtful” committed to empowering all people to fulfill their destiny. Charlie’s presentations call us to “Think Deeply and Act Decisively.” Charlie serves individuals and organizations with Coaching, Strategic Planning and Keynote Speaking. He is presently the Associate Professor of Church History for the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. He is a speaker with MVP Seminars in Berkeley, CA.

Charlie and Kathleen, (a professional artist, see, are celebrating 30 years of marriage and have three adult children. Kathy has completed several commissions and her work is in collections around the world. She has the unique calling to “bring beauty to a broken world.”

Charlie has been a minister since 1979. He has served local communities as a pastor and missionary in Belgium, Northern California, Washington, DC and Oregon. Charlie is also a coach and consultant to organizations, helping with Vision and Master Planning. He is an associate of The Institute for Innovation, Integration and Impact. ( and

Charlie has four earned degrees: BA, MA in History; an MA in Theology; a Ph.D. in History. The History degrees were earned at University of California Santa Cruz; Theological studies were completed at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. He appears frequently as “Dr. History” on the Brian Sussman Show on KSFO Hot Talk 560 AM in the San Francisco area (see

Charlie has been involved in professional post-secondary education since 1981. He has been a professor of Bible, Theology, History and Philosophy at Bethany University, Continental Theological Seminary (Brussels, Belgium), George Fox University, Western Seminary, Northern California Bible College, and The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.

Charlie is the author of two published works, The Divine Dance and more recently, The Power of Faithful Focus (co-authored with Les Hewitt). Both are available on Amazon.

Charlie is available to speak and is booking 2011 dates now. Contact him by email at or by phone at 408-307-1339.

Donate to Charlie and Kathy’s efforts! Send tax-deductible contributions to: Vine Associates 3777 Fujiyama Way Redding, CA. 96001. Include a separate note with Charlie’s name.

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We chose a simple matrix of color to emphasize the creativity, diversity and unity of a healthy life.The four areas of the matrix embrace and integrate our spiritual, psychological, relational and vocational lives.

Dr. Charlie Self is the creator of the “Faith Life Quadrant© ” ™, a unique system of personal development that is featured in the forthcoming book, The Power of Faithful Focus, which Charlie is co-authoring with world-famous author and coach Les Hewitt (Chicken Soup for the Soul; The Power of Focus)

This same Quadrant© is focused on love for God, Self, Others and Our Purpose. Watch the website for updates to this ever-growing understanding of wholeness!

Our Partners

Kathy's website,

The Institute for Innovation, Integration and Impact -

Attaine -

The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary -

The Power of FocusWe're experts at teaching people how to focus and follow through. We've been doing it for 22 years. The Power of Focus Inc. (formerly known as Achievers Canada ) first opened for business in 1983. The company was founded by entrepreneur and international bestselling author of The Power of Focus book series, Les Hewitt.
The Art of Kathleen SelfWindows of color and light“Every one is an original”Original charcoal, oil, pastel and watercolorsThe Institute for Innovation, Integration and Impact (dba, The Institute),Brett and Lyn Johnson consultation and business leadershipAttaine Performance CorporationDr. David Seregow“Inventing the Future and Developing the Power to Get There”Strategic Consulting ServicesMessenger FellowshipSteven L. Fry“A Safe Place for Spiritual Leaders”A network for spiritual leaders to convene and co-mission togetherSteven Fry Ministries“Awakening the Nations…Restoring the Church”Amazing worship and teaching resourcesHeart Sound ™ MusicKen Johnston to lift the soul a new place for creative communityBethel Church of San JoseLoving God and Loving People Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Radio KSFO 560 The Bay Area’s Talk Leader Communications Inc cutting-edge resources for growth, includingthe forthcoming (2004) release, The Power of Faithful Focus by Dr. Charlie Self and Les Hewitt, co-author of the Chicken Soup series and the Power of Focus, founder of Achievers Coaching www.achievers.comScott Morris, founder of iThinkK resources for faith and leadership


Support Dr. Charlie as he brings his message of thoughtful faith and values to audiences across the nation and around the world.

All donations are tax-deductible.

Make checks payable to Vine Associates; include a separate note designating Dr. Charlie Self as the recipient

Please send donations to

572 Mountain View Way
Emerald Hills, CA. 94062