The Church’s Call to the Mentally Ill. Part 4 of 4

Often times we will rush to the bedside of those ravished with illness and disease but we tend to throw shame, blame and/or pat responses at those who’s illness is hidden, but Jesus always saw the hidden and was willing and he’s calling us to do the same.

Is The Church a Safe Place to Heal from Mental Illness? Part 1 of 4

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults or 18.1% of the population every year. In the U.S OCD affects 2.2 million adults, or 1.0% of the U.S. population and my question is: Is the church a safe place to heal?

Deeper Still – A New Year’s Resolution for the Soul.

My fearless friend, you’ve weighted your schedule and plate with resolutions to fix what you think isn’t good enough about you. You’re letting your shame of not being enough to declare this a new year to fix your body, your weight, your bank account, your lack of friends, your lifestyle, your external happiness. And underneath this heap resolutions based on insecurity is a soul begging for nourishment and a spirit longing for connection.

Commit these 15 words to memory

  Fear.  If it’s not rising tide levels, it’s wars and rumours of war. Everything from germs in the water…

Self-Pity is Not Prayer

I had spent many, many years whining & complaining before the Lord and the whole time I thought it was…

Being Thankful For The Process

My confession is that I don’t handle waiting for things very well.  I don’t handle waiting for situations to get…