How Do We Start A Mental Health Ministry? – By Amy Simpson

I receive a lot of inquiries from people asking for advice about living with mental illness, loving someone with a mental disorder, and doing ministry among people with mental illness and their families. I can’t offer the kind of advice and help a mental health professional can give, but I can point people in the direction of resources that might help them. Sometimes it’s a…

Fondue – By Rev. Amy Bezecny

Fondue – Number 3 in a three part series: Pinkeye, Potluck and Fondue   Many adoptive families celebrate “Gotcha Day” on the anniversary of their child’s final adoption. It is appropriate to remember and celebrate such a significant day. However, “Gotcha Day” didn’t feel right for our family. The memory of seeing my son for the very first time stands out more to me than…

Review: Not Worth Saving – By Dr. Lorna Bradley

From the first page of her memoir, Ann Joyner invites the reader into an intimate story of love, triumph and loss as she shares the story of her son, Matthew.  When Ann’s second pregnancy was very different from her first, her mommy instincts told her something was wrong. Her medical journey took her from doctors dismissing her concerns, to a diagnosis in her third trimester…