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5 Ways to Actually Create a Healing Space for Mental Health in the Church | RELEVANT Magazine

In 1990, The Clergy as a Resource for Those Encountering Psychological Distress found that a person under psychological distress will turn to their clergy before talking to a mental health professional.   And with 1 in 5 adults in the US experiencing mental illness each year, you better believe this exists... Read more

Humble Prayers for Healing America

America is hurting. Pandemics, racial inequalities, job loss, and political division have caused great suffering. We are called to be salt and light on the earth. As Christians, we can begin healing our land through prayer and action. Let us come together not just by words but a faith that produces works. The love and... Read more

Pain fills US streets; Set Free Ministries offers hope, healing – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — Protests continue throughout the US as communities of color demand reform. A new poll finds nearly all Americans favor at least some level of change to the nations criminal justice system. Meanwhile, protestors tear down any and all statues they deem to be racist. Dean Vander Mey of Set Free Ministries says... Read more

A Heartfelt Prayer for Repentance and Healing

My heart is grieving. All around me I hear the cries of those who are feeling deep pain. My ears are finally open to hear and my eyes to see.Jesus was a storyteller. He used stories, such as the Parable of the Good Samaritan, to teach truth (Luke 10:25-37). This parable began when a man... Read more

“Our Focus Now Is on Healing,” Mike Pence Tells Black Faith Leaders at Listening Session

"Our Focus Now Is on Healing," Mike Pence Tells Black Faith Leaders at Listening Session Saying the focus is now on healing America, Vice President Mike Pence took part in a listening session Friday with faith and community leaders at a Maryland church that highlighted strategies to bring the country together following the... Read more

How a pastor found healing and peace when he forgave his wife’s killer

On the evening of June 17, 2015, Myra Thompson was leading a Bible study at the predominantly black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. When a young white man, Dylann Roof, turned up at the study, he was welcomed in by the group. But as the study drew to a close and the church... Read more

Francis Chan did not believe in miracles & healing, ridiculed prophecies & speaking in tongues

(Photo: YouTube/RZIM)Francis Chan has admitted that he did not believe in healing and miracles until recently.Chan was speaking at the virtual International Association of Healing Ministries conference, saying: "What I do know is for many years I didn't believe in healing, I didn't believe in miracles, it was pretty much what I was taught in... Read more

Despite its flaws, God continues to use the Church to bring healing and hope

(Photo: Unsplash/Adi Goldstein)I must admit I was forewarned. I spent time chatting to a psychiatrist friend last week and he told me that he and his colleagues are conscious of the devastating impact the current pandemic is likely to have on the nation's mental health. And sure enough, within a day or so of our... Read more

Waiting for Healing

Ready for Therapeutic

[ad_1] Groaning in Tents I'm not a camper. The few occasions that Ive tried to tough it and sleep outdoors, about ten oclock, I begin asking myself, Now, why am I doing this? I hate the thought that my completely snug mattress at dwelling lies empty whereas Im in a sleeping bag on the bottom.... Read more

TGC Q&A: Suffering, Healing, and the Hope of Eternity

TGC Q&A: Struggling, Therapeutic, and the Hope of Eternity

[ad_1] Nancy Guthrie and Joni Eareckson Tada start their dialog by reflecting on the primary time they met, greater than 20 years in the past. On the time, Guthrie was studying Tada’s ebook Heaven: Your Actual House, as Guthrie’s daughter had just lately gone dwelling to heaven. This reminiscence prompts Guthrie to ask Tada what... Read more

Blessing of Trust and Healing | Devotional by Sylvia Gunter

Blessing of Belief and Therapeutic | Devotional by Sylvia Gunter

[ad_1] Father God has promised that He won't ever go away you or forsake you. He has not deserted you. His good love casts out all worry. Relaxation in His love. Obtain out of your heavenly Father all the daddy’s blessing that you just craved out of your earthly father. Be blessed with life-changing encounters... Read more

Healing Words from a Dialogue with God | by Sylvia Gunter

Therapeutic Phrases from a Dialogue with God | by Sylvia Gunter

[ad_1] … Due to the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising solar will come to us from heaven to shine on these residing in darkness and within the shadow of demise, to information our toes into the trail of peace. Luke 1:78-79 God’s Phrase guarantees, “Weeping could stay for an evening, however... Read more

Healing from Pastoral Hurt for the Long Haul

Therapeutic from Pastoral Harm for the Lengthy Haul

[ad_1] Acts 29: Church buildings Planting Church buildings It took me a very long time to comprehend how wounded I used to be from planting our church. Opening up my life, house, and church to be repeatedly taken benefit of was painful. It damage to listen to that folks I’d spent hours counseling, shedding tears... Read more

TGC Podcast: Trip Lee on Faith and Healing

TGC Podcast: Journey Lee on Religion and Therapeutic

[ad_1] The next is a evenly edited transcript; please verify audio/video earlier than quoting. Journey Lee: Father, thanks in your Phrase. And we pray you'll assist us to see it, to listen to it humbly, and to reply with religion. We ask in Jesus identify. Amen. I wish to learn fromMatthew 8. I wish to... Read more

Healing Racial Trauma

Therapeutic Racial Trauma

[ad_1] The general public outcry over household separations got here from all fronts, from the far left to the far proper politically. The e-book of Lamentations 2:11 captures what number of felt: My eyes are spent with weeping; my abdomen churns; my bile is poured out on the bottom due to the destruction of my... Read more

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Find out how to discover reconciliation, hope, and therapeutic this Christmas

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Between Christmas buying and planning get-togethers with household and pals, its protected to say we're within the thick of the vacation season. Though its generally known as probably the most great time of the 12 months, Ron Hutchcraft with Ron Hutchcraft Ministries says, Typically it’s probably the most wounded time of... Read more