5 Saints Who Struggled with Addiction and Mental Illness

Do you struggle with feeling like a failure as a Christian because you struggle with mental illness? Kristina Robb-Dover shares about 5 saints who struggled the same way.

The High Cost of Domestic Violence

There is more at stake when it comes to surviving domestic violence than just mental and emotional burdens. Often, there is a heavy financial burden for the abused as well.

The Longest Night of the Year

Sometimes the darkness feels like it will never end. Patricia Taylor shares her thoughts on the longest night of the year.

How I Know Jesus Believes in You

In September of 2015, almost two years ago, I sat in a building built of only corrugated metal. The sweat poured down my face, a constant stream flowed down my back. The sign on the front of the building featured a crude painting of a naked woman and the inside contained a row of doors […]

Bring Your Broken Pieces

Are you shattered? Is someone you love grieving or in need of healing? Sarah Damaska shares the beauty hidden in suffering and brokenness.

Pastoral Counseling: Knowing When to Refer

Sometimes pastors are not equipped to deal with the type and intensity of problems a member may be experiencing. Misty Lawrence explains how to know when it is time to refer your member to a therapist.

Suicide: A Conversation Can Save a Life

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Charlotte Easley shares resources that emphasize the importance of having tough conversations and tips on how you can help.

Caring for the Desperate Even When the Desperate is You

Sometimes we like a clean cross with no sign of a struggle at all. Patricia S. Taylor shares what kind of cross we need to encounter when times are dark.

Horses Can Heal

Sometimes, when people are lost or stuck, an alternative form of therapy can be the key to unlocking healing. Charlotte Easley shares how equine therapy has helped her care for the souls of some of the most broken people she has worked with.

The Purpose of Crying Out in Sorrow

What is the role of sorrow in life? We all know it is unpleasant, and we want to avoid it at all costs. But, we need sorrow! Marilyn Elliott shares the benefits of sorrow and how it can open us up to real, authentic life which later leads to joy.