Seven Types of Rest - Secondary Trauma & Self-Care mini-series

Today we’re talking about the seven types of rest every healthy person needs. Where are you struggling? Which of your tanks is easy for you to keep full? Secondary Trauma and Self-Care pt3

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Detox pt2 - Physically, Mentally, Emotionally, Spiritually

addiction trauma Nov 15, 2022


Round 2 as we search for another facility for our client to medically detox, all while praying for the Lord to quickly intervene!

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Detox pt1 - Physically, Mentally, Emotionally, Spiritually

addiction trauma Nov 15, 2022

Learn with us as we walk through our client's physical symptoms and the challenges with finding the right program for her.

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Addiction While Parenting - What do we do with the kids?

addiction trauma Nov 10, 2022

How do we support Mom while also caring for young children? Listen in as Suzanne and Lisa share more of their story AND practical tips for you to consider as you serve your community in wisdom.

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Working w/ Addiction pt2

addiction trauma Nov 08, 2022

We continue talking about one client situation and all that we learned about a lifestyle of addiction. 

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A Day in the Life - Working with Addiction

addiction trauma Nov 03, 2022

Follow along through this season as we share our real-life experiences working with people in active addiction. How we help, how we serve, pitfalls and challenges - we share it all so you can learn and serve more effectively.

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"Let the Little Children Come to ME"

bus kids jesus poverty trauma Oct 25, 2018

He said to them, "Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." Mark 10:14

Have you ever wondered why the disciples were shooing the kids away from Jesus in the first place?  If you've ever volunteered in Children's Church, you know... You instantly understand. 

Children are funny and sweet and adorable and precious and wise beyond their years. They are also loud and obnoxious (especially in packs) and willful and annoying and... You get the picture. I know you do. You've been there. The little wild things may even be your own kids! (Mine sure were at that age!)

 "All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats." Matthew 25:32

The groundwork we lay now, while they are young, can become some of the most fruitful seeds planted in their lives. This is easy to visualize when we look at our own kids or...

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Who Do You Say That I AM?

bus kids jesus poverty trauma Oct 25, 2018

"Who do people say the Son of Man is?"

They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

"But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?"

These verses in Matthew 16 (verses 13b-15, NIV) are some of the best-known in many Christian circles. 

Most of us, who have been Christians for some time, know Peter's response by heart - "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God". 

Often, the sermon that follows these verses focuses on Jesus' response, His agreement that He is the Messiah and that this is the "rock" on which He plans to build His church. 

But, I want to go back and think a little more about Peter's response... and how his answer can strengthen your ministry and your influence in the community you serve.

I heard a pastor say recently, "You can walk the walk and you can talk the talk. But your walk talks louder than your talk talks."

Who do YOU say that Jesus is? Who are your people...

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