Originally Posted on dr.abc Date of Original Post | Nov 2, 2015 “Jesus appointed twelve–designating them apostles–that they might be withhim…” (Mark 3:14) Essential to every mentoring relationship is a connectedness that comes from being “with” someone. “Withness” is a core ingredient in mentoring. The ministry of identifying and being present in each other’s life experiences allowsContinue Reading MENTORING: A WITNESS TO “WITHNESS”
Originally Posted on Center for Pastoral Excellence Date of Original Post | Jul 28, 2014 Mental health is an integral part of self-care. In the church we are reluctant to discuss depression. Yet many suffer in silence. Often called the “common cold”, depression quietly lurks in the shadows. One of the contributing factors to depression isContinue Reading Lonely In The Pew
Originally Posted on Center for Pastoral Excellence Date of Original Post | Sep 22, 2014 I often see the most beautiful flowers, and I instinctively reach out to touch them or get close enough to smell them to see if they are real. Sometimes they are silk or plastic, and I realize that, despite howContinue Reading Authentic relationships: Will the “real” you please stand up?