The story of Paul and Ananias teaches us much about healing relational scars. Take your hurt and be honest in the presence of God. Articulate your pain and anger to Him. Allow God to bring His redeeming love into your story. When we are in pain, we pull away from others, the very people God brings into our lives to help us to receive healing. Because Saul was able to receive...
Speaker: Heather Zempel
Scripture: Acts 9:1-7, Acts 9:10, Acts 22:11-17, Psalm 3:7, Psalm 22:1
Topic: Emotional Health
"Thorns in the flesh" contemplates Paul's struggle with handicaps and his healing through the grace of God. No matter what obstacles we face, God is there beside you to carry you and comfort you.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 2 Corinthians
"Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you. So we say with confidence, 'The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.'" Hebrews 13:4 NIV Caring for the terminally ill is not an easy task. The caregiver must come to terms with his or her mortality in order to ministery to the dying. This is easier said than done. But having a spiritually mature person to talk with will...
Author: John Kie-Vining
I’ve never been a fan of Winnie-the-Pooh. Or Tigger. Or Piglet. Tigger was always too spastic. Piglet too nervous. And Pooh, just too pooh . But Eeyore? He was my kind of guy with his tacked-on tail and gloomy outlook, “Why bother? What’s the point? It doesn’t matter anyway.” As a kid, I had a little stuffed Eeyore. He was made of corduroy and filled with sawdust. (An...
Author: Michele de Miranda