Tagged: health

Watch/Listen the Gathering on Mental Health and Church 3/28 Event

Watch/Listen the Gathering on Mental Health and Church 3/28 Event

Watch the free webcast for The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church held on 3/28/14, noted as the nation’s first religiously backed conference to address mental health issues.  / [update] Watch/listen to the recordings from The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church...

Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness in Churches

Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness in Churches

March 28th, 2014 is the day when the world could have more safe communities for people with mental illness. The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church is convening on 3/28 from 8:30am to 9:00pm (Pacific Time, UTC-7) Saddleback Church in Lake Forest,...

Pastor Rick Warren Returns for a New Season of Ministry

Pastor Rick Warren Returns for a New Season of Ministry

Pastor Rick Warren returns to the pulpit at Saddleback Church after a 16-week sabbatical. He and wife Kay and family and extended family and church family and God’s family have shared an agonizing experience as we’re grieved together over the loss of...

Where is God when good people hurt?

Where is God when good people hurt?

Very privileged to get a tremendous opportunity last month to speak during a Sunday worship service at an ethnic Chinese church in Austin, Texas. The message was very well received, I think. The sermon was translated live side-by-side, phrase-by-phrase, from English to...

Why we need Asian Americans 2

Why we need Asian Americans 2

The second reason we need Asian Americans to be Asian Americans is health and wholeness. Healthy psychological, physical, and social lives are at stake. Here’s what the data says, via Asian American Health Initiative: Hepatitis B is one of the largest health threats for...

How to survive big changes in a church

How to survive big changes in a church

Through my work with Leadership Network, I’ve had incredible times to connect with church leaders all around the United States, and even a few around the world. I love to connect people to people and people to resources. The resource I want...

emotional maturity and depression

emotional maturity and depression

Continuing the series on “Developing emotional maturity – part 6 of many”. [cf. part 1: what is emotional maturity? part 2: how to develop emotional maturity; part 3: spiritual maturity; part 4: emotional intelligence; part 5: emotional immaturity] Rhett Smith is putting...

how emotionally maturity is connected to spiritual maturity

how emotionally maturity is connected to spiritual maturity

Continuing the series on “Developing emotional maturity – part 3 of many”. [cf. part 1: what is emotional maturity? part 2: how to develop emotional maturity] Peter Scazzero is one of the few authors that compellingly connect spiritual maturity and emotional life....