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Thumb canoeing

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Seminary didn’t train me for this! That’s the refrain that begins Tod Bolsinger’s book Canoeing the Mountains. Bolsinger served the San Clemente Presbyterian Church for seventeen years. Now he...

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Two things to know about this resource. First, it was produced with an Episcopal audience in mind. Second, the information it provides about size theory is applicable to almost any Protestant...

Thumb study finds unique positive mental health factors clergy

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Many religious leaders are under constant stress from a variety of pressures: long hours in pastoral care, administrative duties, unrealistic expectations (their own and those they serve),...

Thumb vital merger

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“Leaders never ask participating congregations to commit to merger. They ask faithful Christians to commit to a large, bolder Biblical vision.” Mergers are often last-ditch efforts by dying...

Thumb jesus wept

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Through Barbara Crafton's honesty and compassion about the depths of emotional darkness the reader can sense that she has truly been there and back. As an Episcopal priest and spiritual director;...

Thumb grace for afflicted

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Matthew Stanford is CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in Houston and adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. With...

Thumb fresh hope

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After battling bipolar disorder and finding no spiritual support group for his own journey to wholeness, Pastor Brad Hoefs developed his own support group model and workbook. Fresh Hope combines...

Thumb faith hope life

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Since 2009, suicide rates among youth in Indiana have risen alarmingly. Faith Communities are impacted as equally as schools, businesses and families. As a result, clergy and congregations are...

Thumb blessed are the crazy

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Congregational leaders, counselors, individuals with mental illness, and those close to someone with mental illness, will find the Rev. Dr. Lund’s faith-and-life testimony sobering and encouraging....

Thumb bleak picture

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This searing article is one in a series over several months exploring the human and financial costs that our country pays for "not caring more about the nearly 10 million Americans living with...

Thumb comfort my people

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The Advisory Committee on Social Witness of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) is to be lauded for its exemplary policy statement and follow through with this study guide. The Policy Statement is...

Thumb anatomy of the soul

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Christian psychiatrist Curt Thompson weaves together narratives about the healing journey of his clients with relevant discoveries of neuroscience to illustrate what it and the practice of certain...

Thumb bipolar faith

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Coleman's dramatic story living with debilitating depression and bipolar disorder unveils both the beauty and the darkness, the exaltation and the life-threatening depths of this difficult brain...

Thumb merging congregations

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Literature on synagogue mergers is hard to find. In this contribution, merger administrator, Brenner, offers insights and practical tools to guide leaders thru the intricacies of the merger...

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