Church Pastors are in desperate need of five things, and it isn’t your money. They need a protected day of rest, deeper connections, constructive feedback, fellow peacemakers, and grace-extenders.
Can we talk about faith and mental illness? You may know someone with a mental illness that has been hurt by a well-meaning but ill-equipped… Read More »FAITH AND MENTAL ILLNESS 13 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY.
I found some powerful and surprising insights from my involvement in sexual abuse support groups. I had assumed that Sexual Abuse Support Groups would typically… Read More »Powerful Insights found in My Sexual Abuse Support Groups.
“DO JUSTICE LOVE MERCY. ” You may have heard the phrase at a protest rally or church or seen it on a t-shirt or billboard. You may… Read More »Understanding The Truth Of Micah’s 6:8 “Do Justice Love Mercy.”
I gave my first American Red Cross donation of blood at the start of the pandemic in 2020 and experienced the six principles of care… Read More »6 Principles of care learned from an American red cross donation
As a Care Pastor, I’ve had the privilege of ministering to many individuals dealing with spiritual crises and mental health issues. I have listened to them,…
What is Church Hurt? Church Hurt is the harm caused by the church or its members to anyone inside or outside of the church, whether… Read More »What is church hurt? help in loving, not harming the wounded
What is Caregiver Syndrome? Caregiver Syndrome is a condition that can result from the stress of full-time or long-term caregiving. Symptoms may include depression, fatigue,… Read More »What is caregiver syndrome? Practical advice for Care Ministry Burnout
Why are some people able to freely express their irritation while others keep their anger hidden? Is there a remedy for hidden anger? You probably… Read More »3 REASONS PEOPLE KEEP THEIR ANGER HIDDEN BUT WHY THEY SHOULDN’T
I have met many people who felt it was their obligation to blurt out an uncomfortable truth but few who could skillfully speak the truth in love.
What is the purpose of anger? Some of you read this and giggled. You cannot consider the phrase, the purpose of anger, without laughing out loud.
How common is Trauma? How do we define and measure its potential impact? How will our understanding of trauma impact us and those in our care?
Here are 5 things that we need to stop waiting for in 2021: the status quo to return, perfection, permission, inspiration, or an invitation to take action.
I have been struggling with how to give to others on a limited income. It saddens me that the amount and frequency of my giving have declined with a shrinking income. Maybe you feel the same.