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Faithlife Ebooks Weekly Deals: June 2–5, 2020 – Christian Article

These deals are so good, they won’t stay around long! Add new favorites to your library before the bargains disappear. *** Outrageous Grace Every Day: Daily Reflections on the Gospel’s Hope Popular author, storyteller, and prayer warrior Mary DeMuth brings a message of hope and love in this 90-day devotional. Through Romans—a story of God’s redemptive love—you’ll be reminded that nothing you can do will alter the life-changing reality that Jesus accomplished on the cross. $14.99  $1.99Read more   Prayers…

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Hope For Today’s Anxious Teen – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Let’s be honest. Anxiety among teens was a hot topic before the pandemic. Teenagers today seem to be more anxious than those of any previous generation. Adding isolation and uncertainty about the future just throws dynamite into an already raging fire.  Now we all know that, for some students, the pandemic has been a welcome change. Students might be enjoying the extra time at home. There are lower expectations from school, and the chance to binge-watch favorite TV shows. But…

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Caring for our neighbors in a COVID-19 mental health crisis – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

How can the people of God provide the most tangible care and support to their friends and neighbors in the midst a long and drawn out medical and mental health crisis? For the last couple of weeks, our team has been wrestling with the short and long-term mental health implications of COVID-19. We know churches are the first place many will turn to in the days and weeks ahead as life becomes more difficult. Even the American Psychiatric Association (APA)…

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Kids Ministry with No Kids! – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

This is such a strange time we are living in right now.  I hope you and your family are safe and healthy.  I don’t mind working from home, but I miss seeing my teacher friends and all the children. We have had online services for three weeks now and next week we will miss waving palm branches in the worship services, as well as Easter. It is very strange. I’m sure you are coming up with ways to stay connected to your…

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Flattening the curve of the COVID-19 mental health epidemic to come – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The SRRS score is based upon stressful life events that occurred in the last twelve months. Scores of 150 or below suggest a low probability of developing a stress-related disorder. Scores of 150 to 299 suggest a moderate level of stress, and chances of developing a stress-related disorder of approximately 50%. The likelihood of stress-related disorders is around 80% for scores of 300 or above. Here are some stressful events associated with the response to COVID-19 and the associated point…

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Seven ways to support kids with anxiety about the coronavirus – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

  We’re busy preparing for a different type of epidemic in our practice than the one our pediatric hospitals are readying themselves for. Talk and preparation for the coronavirus will very likely exacerbate anxiety symptoms for many of the children we’re treating, and precipitate anxiety in kids predisposed to anxiety who have never before exhibited symptoms. What can parents do to support the mental health of their kids amidst talk of the coronavirus in the weeks and months ahead? Here are…

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Mental Health Matters | Youthfront – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Mental Health Matters | Youthfront > Blog, Parenting > Mental Health Matters Our Blog Lent: A time to slow down, notice and connect Mental Health Matters by Caroline Oas, youth pastor and counselor Parents, and those who work with teenagers, I have a question. What’s scarier: a horror movie or a hormonal teenager? It’s a tough call sometimes! We can all agree that middle schoolers and high schoolers often struggle with their emotions. We can chalk it up to “hormones”…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: No More Autopilot – Youth Ministry Christian Article

When something is beyond our control, our initial reaction to this is one filled with fear. Yet, during these times, our dependence on Jesus is what helps us through. What would it look like to start “scaring” ourselves in a good way, so that we can grow closer to Jesus? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Diving into the Gospels, we’ll look at examples of how…

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Ask Rooted: The Pressure to Perform – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Knowing that parents are always eager for wise perspectives on how their teens think and feel, we asked our Rooted youth ministry writers what they would tell parents about the pressure today’s kids feel to perform. We. think you’ll find some insight here, as well as some conversation starters. Liz Edrington, Fellowship Groups Director and Young Adults Coordinator at North Shore Fellowship in Chattanooga, TN: As a counselor, I come across so many teenagers who feel invalidated by their peers…

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Blog #2 – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Stress. Anxiety. Lonely. Lost. Do any of these words spark a fire? If so, congratulations. You’re human. We all have moments in our lives where we feel these things and that’s okay. What’s not okay is when we let the enemy, Satan, take advantage of our feelings and tell us that we are the only one who feels this way. He convinces us that we are alone, and so we may forget that God…

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How to Overcome Anxiety and Depression: An Interview with J.P. Moreland – Christian Article

Nearly 20% of Americans suffer from mental illness—including anxiety and depression—according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and people in church pews are not immune. Because prominent philosopher, author, and professor J.P. Moreland experienced it himself, he has now explored the spiritual and physical aspects of mental illness, and has discovered sound sources of information, treatment, and recovery. Bible Gateway interviewed J.P. Moreland (@jpmoreland) about his book, Finding Quiet: My Story of Overcoming Anxiety and the Practices…

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Church Can Be A Scary Place For Those With Mental Health Issues Like Anxiety, PTSD or Depression… – Healthy Mind Ministry – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); For someone living with the many different forms of anxiety or depression, attending church can be next to impossible. We must start accepting the fact that as diverse as the human race is physically, it is also diverse mentally. There are many people who cannot attend a social function of any sorts, no matter if it is in the name of worshiping God, or not. Crowds, noises, and other stimulation become too much for…

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Christians Dealing with Anxiety – CrossTalk S3E17 – Christian Article

Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Today I would like to invite you to listen to a conversation I had with my friend, Caleb Cochran. This is a conversation about suffering with various types of anxiety. Caleb isn’t a psychiatrist or medical professional, he’s an evangelist for the church in Rockville, Maryland and he has personally suffered with anxiety, so he has a heart for ministering to others who suffer…

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The Bible Verse of the Year for 2018

Clarke Dixon is a Canadian pastor, friend, and — compared with everyone else I interact with online — we’re practically next door neighbors. His writings appear every Thursday at our sister blog, Christianity 201, but this seemed like a great choice to start the new year. I figured he gave us permission for one part of our blogging network, so that included Thinking Out Loud as well, right? His writing appears at clarkedixon.wordpress.com or if you prefer, you can read…

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