The Pandemic Comes to the Classroom
By Anna Miller | | Children, Prayer | COVID-19, Text
God has blessed us all with great abilities, but the ability to help children through a situation that none of us have experienced is quite a daunting task. I wish I had some amazing insight and advice for parents, but I believe prayer is the best answer to what we are experiencing right now.
Healing Through Relationship
By Rebecca Bakke | | Spiritual Growth | COVID-19, mental health, mental illness, relationships, Text
In helping others to emotionally heal from this pandemic by being in proper relationship with one another, we will also be healing ourselves.
Stewardship in COVID-19
By Mike Blanchat | | Leadership, Stewardship | COVID-19, resources, Stewardship, Text
God has been preparing all of us for this season. No matter what is going on with the world, we are sons and daughters of the King, called to joyfully steward his Church and call all people to his Kingdom of grace and love. And he has given us all we need to not only do this work but to thrive!
TLC Podcast – A Deep Commitment to Personal Development
By Allen+ Hughes | | Leadership, Spiritual Growth | COVID-19, Hebrews. 12:1-2, personal growth, podcast, Proverbs 4:23, Psalm 37, spiritual disciplines
Rev. Allen Hughes discusses A Deep Commitment to Personal Development with Rev. Robert Cook from St. Andrews Little Rock. Robert discusses the scriptural perspective of soul care: Proverbs 4:23 Psalms 37:3 Hebrews 12:1-2 Directives for working on a self soul care plan: Hour of quite time for meditation, thought, and to hear God. 5-10-15 minutes…
The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God
By Ethan+ Harrison | | Scripture, Spirit, Spiritual Growth | anxiety, COVID-19, Galatians 4:4-6, Matthew 6:24-32, mental health, peace, Philippians 2:5-11, Philippians 4:5-7, Romans 5:1, Romans 6:3-11, Romans 8:26-27, Text
To overthrow our idolatry of self and thus heal our anxiety, God’s peace shines forth in the radiance of the mission of the Son, who comes to bring peace through his life, death, resurrection and ascension, and through sending the indwelling Holy Spirit.
Fighting Anxiety With Humility
By Chas+ Williams | | Spiritual Growth | 1 Peter 5:6-7, anxiety, COVID-19, humility, mental health, Text
We are not God. Most of the things that make us anxious are things we cannot fix. Why not let go of them and give them to the one who can?
Grace and Peace in the Time of COVID-19
By Mike+ Smith | | Spiritual Growth | anxiety, Corona, coronavirus, COVID-19, Galatians 6:2, John 14:27, peace, Philippians 4:6, Romans 14:19, Romans 15:2, Text
With so many voices that we hear every day in the media speaking fear, there is also no more important time to remind ourselves and each other of the voice of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, who tells us, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (John 14:27)
Hope in Deep Waters: Resources for a Pandemic
By AMIA Communications | | Spiritual Growth | coronavirus, COVID-19, mental health, mental illness, Psalm 96:1-2, resources, Text
Many of us have cried out to God as David did in Psalm 96:1. We’ve found ourselves sinking as we tread the depths of uncertainty and loneliness. As we navigate these unfamiliar waters we, like David, have become intimately acquainted with anxiety, depression, grief and fear, as well as anger and frustration.
Safe Conversations Workshop
By AMIA Communications | | Alpha, Marriage, Spiritual Growth | communication, couples, COVID-19, marriage, relationships, Relationships First, Safe Conversations, Text, workshop
Now, more than ever, it’s important that couples treat each other with kindness and compassion. But how, when it’s so easy to let the stress of this extraordinary time cause us to lash out or retreat inward instead?