Category: Holistic Ministry

I Need to Breathe Deeply

By Ted Loder Eternal Friend, grant me an ease to breathe deeply of this moment, this light, this miracle of now. Beneath the din and fury of great movements and harsh news and urgent...

John/Elijah

By Laura Coulter Every Saturday, by the highway near Wal-Mart, you see him standing there alone. Not much to notice about him, nothing leaps to the eye. Wiry hair gray as storm clouds. The...

The Prayer Wall

by Joshua Carson I inherited a lot of things from the previous Youth Pastor at my church. My favorite piece of that inheritance is a section of a wall in our Youth Room that...

Write After Breakfast

by Courtney Mandryk Every Tuesday morning, I enter the basement auditorium of Saint Andrews Church in Ann Arbor, Mich., where up to 200 people gather daily for the free breakfast served each morning to...

A Safe Place to Grow

At Children’s Garden in Manila, young lives reach for the light Story and photos by Whitney Bauck Today’s young people have sometimes been referred to as “Generation Me,” and their use of social media...

“Faith” Healing: An Animal Experience

Animal-assisted therapy unleashes unconditional love by Robin Tierney Since the first Battle of Flowers Parade in 1891, Fiesta has blossomed into San Antonio’s signature festival, a family-friendly alternative to Mardi Gras. This year’s celebration,...

Go and Do Likewise

The “Justice for Our Neighbors” National Network      by Todd L. Lake It is one thing to wring one’s hands about the plight of undocumented immigrants, but quite another to actually do something to help...