Sometimes the darkness feels like it will never end. Patricia Taylor shares her thoughts on the longest night of the year.
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 […]
— March 15, 2017
Are you shattered? Is someone you love grieving or in need of healing? Sarah Damaska shares the beauty hidden in suffering and brokenness.
— October 6, 2016
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.
— September 14, 2016
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.
— June 20, 2016
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.
— April 18, 2016
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.
— April 13, 2016
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.
— March 23, 2016
In some confession liturgies, the congregation asks forgiveness because “we have not heard the cry of the needy.” But, sometimes it can be really hard to listen. Karen Vine shares her experience of finding listening difficult.
— September 16, 2015
Do you know someone who is always obsessed with his or her sin and can never seem to accept forgiveness? Kathy Milans explains that your friend may actually be suffering from a psychiatric disorder known as scrupulosity and that there is help for this problem.