Self-Care

09.09.2020

In the past month I’ve received phone calls from 5 different church workers who are on the edge and wearing out. Some are dealing with church leadership conflicts while others are facing crises in their homes. All of these situati...

29.07.2020

Comedians suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems. The well-known cases of Robin Williams and John Belushi highlighted this growing issue among comedians. 

In his new book, comedian John Moe, writes about...

01.04.2020

 “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 fami...

10.03.2020

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 throughou...

18.02.2020

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 t...

20.01.2020

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...

07.01.2020

9-8-8 will soon become the national Suicide Prevention Hotline for mental health emergencies. Just like 9-1-1 connects people in need of first-responders for other emergencies, U.S. residents will be able to call 9-8-8 for mental...

10.12.2019

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. But with some practical tips, you can minimize the stress that accompanies the holidays. You may even end up enjoying the holidays more than you thought you...

13.11.2019

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 co...

08.10.2019

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...

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