We will look at five common PTSD myths that some in the Church have accepted as truth and present evidence to help us separate fact and fiction. As we debunk each untruth, I will explain… Read More »These 5 PTSD Myths Are Harming People in Our Churches.
To Know and Be Known
To know and be known. Discovering who we are and being vulnerable enough to share it with others.
What can we do to help others and ourselves when grief is unbearable, especially now when we seem to be suffering from an endless series of escalating losses?
Why do we feel lonely? If you’re like most of us, you’ve had this silent dialogue with yourself. Why do I feel lonely? Why, despite having friends, do I feel lonely? What is wrong with… Read More »Why do we feel lonely? 4 Common Causes + Powerful Solutions.
Some people believe that writing an apology letter is a waste of time. They quickly point out three perceived errors in the process. One, writing the letter. Two, signing the letter. Three, mailing the letter.… Read More »AN APOLOGY LETTER: MOST PEOPLE MAKE THESE 6 STUNNING MISTAKES
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 a well-meaning but ill-equipped faith community has hurt. Maybe that person is you. Faith and Mental Illness: What… Read More »FAITH AND MENTAL ILLNESS 13 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY.
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,…
Why can some people freely express their irritation while others keep their anger hidden? Is there a remedy for hidden anger? You probably know someone who has a temper that explodes without the slightest provocation… Read More »3 REASONS PEOPLE KEEP THEIR ANGER HIDDEN BUT WHY THEY SHOULDN’T
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.