Nobody gets married planning to have an affair. I’ve never done a wedding where the bride or groom is checking out other guys or girls at the wedding, trying to hook up with someone new. I’m sure that happens, but 99.99% of people getting married never intend to have an affair. Their eyes start out on their spouse. Yet, over half those people will end up having an affair,...
Author: Jeff Jones
Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Family
Hearing God's voice is essential to your walk with God. There are several basic questions you must ask yourself. Have you trusted Christ? Do you have the Holy Spirit? Have you surrendered yourself to Christ in this matter? Do you see God's mission as primary, not secondary. Is there anything biblical that would disallow it? Will this help you grow? Preached at Bent Tree...
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Acts 9:1-18
Dr. Thomas Griffin and Pastors Roger Barrier and Glenn Barteau address the issue of how to minister to people with brain chemistry concerns. This three-part series includes a wealth of information on brain function, mood disorder symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Who should support a person in crisis? How should church leaders provide effective care?
Dr. Doug and Cheryl Derbyshire lead clinics in Thailand where thousands come to receive medical care and comfort. The patients not only found physical healing, but spiritual healing by meeting Christ at the doctor's office. You can help to share the gospel through medical missions.
Speaker: Julie Barrier
Topic: Church Mission
Depression is one of the most common serious mental disorders, and yet it is often misunderstood, unnoticed, or even ignored. Everyone feels down sometimes, but depressed people have a persistently low mood that affects all facets of their life. If you believe you or someone you love may be depressed, read the following information to learn ways to help someone with...
Author: NIck Stokes
As shoppers walked past, and Christmas music rang through the air, no one seemed to notice the man standing there. Why would they? He looked just like most of the folks out scrambling to get their shopping done before Christmas. Everyone had their mind focused on what they had to get done. Mr. Baker walked more slowly than the rest of the crowd as he began to make his way...
Author: Susan Sneathan
Materialists believe that the mind emerges from the brain and that the mind (soul) is an artifact of the brain. Like the Sadducees of Jesus’ time, they only believe what they can see, feel and touch (Matthew 22:23-31, Acts 23:8). This has been the prevailing paradigm in the western scientific world since Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution became the dominant scientific...
Author: Caroline Leaf
Regarding health, get the facts, understand the layers of health care, explore treatment options, seek wise spiritual counsel and take a personal inventory. Team up with family and friends, support groups and mentors, clergy and prayer partners, doctors, pharmacists, mental health professionals, dietitians and alternative health care providers.
Scripture: James 5
Topic: Emotional Health