Our hope for this site is to provide access to an ever-increasing set of resources to support workers and their family as well as to equip congregations to do likewise. It is our hope that by providing resources, and in some cases events or trainings, that we can help to encourage healthier churches and schools in which healthier church workers can serve our Lord Jesus Christ. 

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April 1, 2020

 “Faith Over Fear” is the guiding principle we need to adopt as we encounter these uncertain times. As pastors, we need to focus on our own self-care so that we can be the best pastors we can be for the sake of ourselves, our families, our friends, our co-workers. our leaders, our congregations and schools and the community around us. As the COVID-19 virus spreads and we have to shelter in place, here are some suggestion to keep yourself healthy.

1. Physical Care. Wash your hands frequently (at least 20 seconds while saying or singing Amazing Grace or Happy Birthday twice). Keep physical distance from others (6 feet apart). Exercise. Go for a...

March 10, 2020

Do not be anxious about anything.

Saint Paul wrote the above words to the Philippians (4:6). These are important words for us in the face of growing anxiety, fear and panic as we learn more about the coronavirus spreading throughout the United States. This week (March 1-7) we have learned that financial markets have plummeted; airlines and cruise lines are at risk; sports events have been curtailed; large conventions and music venues have been cancelled; people cannot find hand sanitizers on empty shelves due to panic buying; and there are many more signs of fear and anxiety.

On the other hand, millions are washing their hands more frequently,...

February 18, 2020

We are being bombarded by news reports of the outbreak of coronavirus, now identified as COVID-19. What is the coronavirus, how is it spread, how serious is it, and how do we avoid it? The following information is condensed from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

How COVID-19 Spreads

Much is unknown about how COVID-19, a new coronavirus, spreads. Current knowledge is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people. Most often, spread from person-to...

January 20, 2020

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging a nerve in the back of your eye called the optic nerve.  The symptoms can start so slowly that you may not notice them. The only way to find out if you have glaucoma is to get a comprehensive dilated eye exam. There’s no cure for glaucoma, but early treatment can often stop the damage and protect your vision.  

What are the types of glaucoma?

There are many different types of glaucoma, but the most comm...

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