Shepherd or Sheepdog? Leadership Matters!

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We have been talking this week about how to deal with disappointment in church leadership, when and how to leave a church, and how to find a church where you can grow in your walk with God.  The reality is that church culture is often determined by how the leaders views themselves.  Do they mimic Christ in the way they … Read More

Stillness: A Discipline for Busy Times

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Stillness appeals to busy people like you. Yet it may sound threatening, doesn’t it? Dr. Donna Hart, PhD., a biblical counselor and speaker, shares how to incorporate this vital spiritual discipline in your life. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. Stillness as a spiritual discipline before God can be appealing and a bit threatening. And stillness … Read More

Perfect Antidote to Stress: Healthy Escape!

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ESCAPE: Who doesn’t want to escape life’s crazy stress? Donna Hart, PhD, shares insights and practical, biblical ideas on escaping stress the better way. Here article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Our American culture is one that often encourages us to escape. When we feel tired and overworked can we say to ourselves, “I … Read More

Fortify Your Life

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Fortify your life is a cry of the Apostle Paul. Just as we need to strengthen our bodies, we also need to fortify our souls. He urges us to actively pursue righteous. Counselor Dr Donna Hart, PhD, shares encouragement as well as steps to fortify your life. Her article appeared here first on her website and is used with permission. … Read More

Showing God to the Hurting

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GOD matters to the hurting, so our counselees and spritual friends must first know “Where is God?” Then they can experience his care personally. In this insightful post, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, helps counselors and spiritual friends discover how to help the hurting. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. We who know God often wrestle with how … Read More

Laughter and Fun Bring Healing

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Laughter heals! In this uplifting post, which appeared first here, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, shares how having fun and laughing is not only good for you but also pleases God.   At a family gathering over the holidays, I enjoyed good food, good friends, and. . .laughter. In a conversation with the family matriarch, affectionately called “Memaw” by her grandchildren, she … Read More