I remember the first time someone asked for my help in overcoming their fear of hospitals. We were standing outside the front entrance to the… Read More »Fear Of Hospitals: Can Someone Please Save Me From This Phobia?
For Thought Leadership to be effective, it must address difficult topics with skill, clarity, and humility. It seeks to be winsome and speak the truth in love.
Sometimes the legal system’s pursuit of justice and the Church’s emphasis on forgiveness can cause them both to neglect the rights of victims. Give me a few minutes and I will show you what I mean.
The use of non-disclosure agreements by Christian ministries has come under scrutiny due to their misuse in covering up financial and sexual scandals. I wonder what Jesus would think about the use of non-disclosure agreements in the church today?
I know that it might sound strange, but sometimes gallows humor can empower abuse survivors and others to manage the stress of a seemingly hopeless situation
Deadly silence. That is the sound heard in many churches when faced with emotional abuse, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. I know there are exceptions. Some… Read More »DEADLY SILENCE OF THE CHURCH ON ABUSE: 5 SINFUL EXCUSES.
A look at the local news or social media shows another account of a sexual assault, domestic violence, or sexual abuse. Most of us will… Read More »Abuse: A look at 9 simple and powerful actions
“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
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.
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.
Dear Pastor, It’s Monday, and you need to laugh at yourself, your congregation, and your critics. I know that you probably taught a mid-week Bible… Read More »Dear Pastor, it’s Monday, and you need to laugh.
We are surrounded by broken people longing to be a little less broken today than they were yesterday. I am one of these broken people. Perhaps you are as well.
Surprise, an unwanted guest is at your door. That is what you want to tell your spouse but something more diplomatic comes out. Guess who’s coming to dinner?
How to be a good neighbor to the sexually abused. If Jesus told the story of The Good Samaritan today, His account might include a church… Read More »How To Be A Good Neighbor To the Sexually Abused