Mental Health is a wide varying term. Truth be told, it impacts all of us in a variety of ways. I’ve spent time in both marital counseling and personal counseling. For a couple of years, I had a professional coach. Professionally, I’ve worked with individuals suffering from depression and a host of other clinical and […]
One semester in seminary, I had to take a class on the spiritual disciplines. Over the course of the semester, I had to regularly engage in historical and traditional aspects of the Christian faith. There were retreats of silence and contemplation. There were periods of devout study, and it was when I first regularly began […]
We need to remove the mystery of tracking our spiritual health and growth. For most elements in the Health and Integrity Pyramid there are readily available ways of discerning health. For example, our physical health can be measured and tracked in many ways. Did our caloric consumption today consist of broccoli or Twinkies? Was our […]
We often look for God in the spectacular. If only we’d see him while on a nine month hiatus from life as we lived off the berries of the land in the back country! If we could do that, than certainly we’d know his will for us!
Heeding the call of God in our lives means that we must learn to listen for his divine intent and purpose. We have, as image bearers of God, been given a mission and vision for who we are, who God wants us to be, and the impact we are to leave on the world. Frederick […]