Sonflower Bakery – A New Vision For Special Needs Adult Ministry – By Dr. Lorna Bradley

October 7th, 2015

The Church of the Resurrection in Leawood Kansas didn’t set out to start a special needs adult day program, but recognition of the needs in the community coupled with a bit of inspiration has given rise to a unique community for adults with cognitive impairments. More than six years ago, Jennifer Ross, Director of Matthew’s Ministry special needs program, recognized the church needed to create…

A call to the ministry of healing…one priests journey – By Rev. Kate Picot

October 5th, 2015

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, Psalm 103:2-3   Back in the early 1990s I trained as a nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. I wouldn’t have imagined several years later, I’d be ordained in the magnificent and nearby St Paul’s cathedral (I didn’t even attend church…

The Neuroscience of Love – By Dr. Matthew S. Stanford

October 1st, 2015

If you have ever been in a serious relationship, you know the symptoms: light headedness, upset stomach, loss of appetite, confusion, insomnia, obsessive thoughts and abnormally elevated mood. It’s not a new psychiatric disorder, its love! While our sexual motivation system drives us towards the opposite sex, the romantic attraction system enables us to focus our mating efforts on a preferred individual, Mr. or Ms.…