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Out of the Cave: Even Prophets Get Depressed

Out of the Cave: Even Prophets Get Depressed

  After getting all fired up, it was almost inevitable that Elijah would cave in. Depression often comes on the heels of a spiritual and emotional high. Welcome No matter how strong your faith may be, you likely experience times when frantic thoughts keep you awake at night. Times when your emotions overwhelm you and

Mental Health Awareness

  Love your neighbor as you love as yourself. — Matthew 22:39 A big part of loving ourselves (and others) is taking care of our mental health. As believers, we’re called to serve, but no one can pour from an empty cup! October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, a perfect time to

Depression is an important issue for the church to address… rightly. Not with judgement or hiding, but with compassion, help, coming alongside, and kindness. It’s okay to not be okay! If you’re not okay today, know that God sees you and loves you so much! But, He has more for you, a future and a hope! He is calling you out of your cave!

A Word to the Church

  If we really believe the good news is to heal the heartbroken, announce freedom to all captives, [and] pardon all prisoners — Isaiah 61:1 The Message, those of us in the church had better start talking about what people are really going through and find ways to meet them there. We need to show

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Trouble in Paradise: Tell the Truth

  From the beginning of creation, God has asked for honesty — not perfection. I suppose it was easy for Adam and Eve to be honest with God at first, because they had not yet disobeyed Him. They had no secrets or hidden agendas, only full transparency with each other and with God. But after

What’s Next?: Start the Journey

We need to look to God as our ultimate GPS, our soul’s true compass, if we want to live a life that’s purposeful, joyful, and significant for eternity ~ Chris Hodges Getting Started Sometimes, the most difficult part of a journey is the first step. Perhaps you can relate. Maybe there is a place in

The Daniel Dilemma: Core Convictions Shape the Way We Live Our Lives

Convictions require you to decide what’s right ahead of time. They’re not based on what feels good or seems right in the moment. They are, instead, the unmovable foundation upon which our lives are built. We don’t need to be mean or judgmental when we share them with others, but we do need to be

The Daniel Dilemma: In the World but Not of It

Truth without grace is mean. Grace without truth is meaningless. Truth and grace together are good medicine. ~ Chris Hodges Getting Started “Does it really matter what this movie is rated?” “How should I vote on issues that contradict my beliefs?” “When is it appropriate for me to bring up my faith with my coworkers

Some of the Most Anticipated New Books of Fall 2017

Have you found your fall reading material yet? Look no further; we’re rounding up some of our most awaited books of the season! Now is the time to take advantage of our unbeatable pre-order deals and enjoy these highly anticipated books that offer motivation, spiritual guidance, and inspiration for your everyday walk with Jesus. Here are some of our

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