Faith & Mental Health Series Part 1
Be Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind Topics of mental health, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, grief, PTSD, and suicide are everywhere in the news today. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, the total age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States increased 35.2% from 1999 to 2018. According to the CDC, there were reports
God hears our prayers but are we praying? Are we really praying?
Jesus tells us to love our neighbors, as ourselves. Great! But how do we do that, when we do not first love ourselves? And for that matter… how do we love ourselves? Is it about a pampered day at a spa? No - unless of course you plan to love those around you that way, and
Why Pastors Need to Stop Preaching What People Want to Hear – Joe McKeever Christian Blog
Why Pastors Need to Stop Preaching What People Want to Hear - Joe McKeever Christian blog and commentary on Crosswalk.com. — Read on www.crosswalk.com/blogs/joe-mckeever/why-pastors-need-to-stop-preaching-what-people-want-to-hear.html
What Are You Building For – Eternity or Now?
We have choices each day and they matter greatly. When we choose the God-Centered path our lives are building for eternity. When we go off on our own, what we are building will never last. I was reading a 2 Chronicles 36 today and it is the tragic story of the fall of Jerusalem after King
Anybody Smell Smoke? There Is Fire & You & I Started It
Before Ashes – There Was A Fire In the passage - Isaiah 61:1-3 - we all want to rush off to the “Beauty… and the oil of joy… and the garment of praise’ Before there could be an exchange for beauty – there had to be a fire to create the ashes. That means that something went
“How Can This Be A Good Thing?” Tests & Trials
There are many times when we go through things and we have no idea why. In fact, we may voice the following to God – “Why would You allow me to go through this? What did I do to deserve this?” In previous posts we have talked about King Jehoshaphat and the trouble and the trials he
Why Write This Story – This Book? Good Question!
THE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT The question was asked: “Why? Why would you write this book? Why would anyone want to read it?” I have to say that, I was a bit startled by the question. The man asking the question was not only challenging the work that I committed myself to do for several years but, to me, it
Victory Can Be Yours! Morning Bible Study Thoughts
As I was studying this morning I thought I would start writing about what I am studying. Since it is God's Word I believe that it is significant. I began this morning in the Old Testament book of 2 Chronicles chapter 14. In it we find the story of King Asa of Judah. We will stick