Spiritual Friendship: Aelred and Ivo’s Example

We all long for soul talk and spiritual friendship. To feel fully alive we need to participate in personal relationships that are based in empathy and draw us closer to Christ. Empathy is listening to another’s emotions, especially their hurt and need, and communicating warm-hearted care. Infants and children need empathy like they need oxygen, food, and water.…

Psychotherapy was a Gift of God’s Grace to Me

As a new parent, young ministry leader, and recently licensed Psychologist I was doing my best to serve Christ but I was struggling with anxiety and depression. God led me to move from the psychotherapist’s chair to the client’s couch. I sought help in my own psychotherapy. Ministry Leaders Need to be Led Being in…