Healthy Lifestyle in Ministry

November 13, 2019

Therapists have known for years that gentle and soothing music has a positive effect on their clients That is why counselors often recommend instrumental and vocal music to enhance good moods and thoughts. Over the years I have compiled CD’s of various types of music w...

November 6, 2019

Palliative care is not hospice care: it does not replace the patient’s primary treatment; palliative care works together with the primary treatment being received. It focuses on the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness most often as an adjunct to curative care...

October 8, 2019

Each year several pastors or church workers ask me questions about “spiritual warfare.” There are different reasons this topic comes up.  Sometimes a person feels under demonic attack. Sometimes a person asks about the connection between his or her behaviors and the fo...

October 7, 2019

Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical...

September 9, 2019

Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the main building blocks of bone. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone diseases such as osteoporosis or rickets. Vitamin D also has a...

August 14, 2019

August 18 is Children’s Health Day

 

 

https://www.iabhp.com/national-wellness-observance-calendar/childrens-health-day/

Monitoring What Your Child Eats

In general, it is the parents' job to monitor what their child eats, while the child is in the best position to decide ho...

August 14, 2019

The seed was planted early for me to enter church work. There were the older members of the congregation who, when I was a second grader, pinched my cheek after I said my lines in the Christmas program and remark, "What a nice voice! You should be a pastor!" Then there...

July 31, 2019

On the night of April 14, 2014, evil came unexpected to 276 school girls living in dormitories in a northern province pf Nigeria. These girls, 90% of them Christian, had finished their prayers and had gone to bed. Then suddenly awakened to the sound of gunfire and shou...

July 16, 2019

Overview

Each year foodborne illnesses sicken 48 million Americans and lead to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.  A small percentage of these illnesses are the result of identified foodborne outbreaks, which happen when two or more cases of similar illnesses re...

July 8, 2019

I recently had my first experience going through the call process and transitioning from the ministry that I had loved and served for 11 years to a new call.  Anyone who has gone through this process, especially with kids, knows that this is at the same time both excit...

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