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By On July 28th, 2017

Biblical Counseling: Helping Others

Author: Dr. Lydia D’Ross, Brookhaven Hospital, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain From Genesis to Revelation, we can read examples of individuals that have faced crises. The Bible does not have a scripture that actually has the word “crisis” in it, but the intensity of crises mentioned in biblical history determines the outcome.   Sometimes it is a…

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By On January 29th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: Iron Sharpens Iron

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” — Proverbs 27:17 How can we help each other become more like Christ?  God has given us a spouse, and we can encourage each other. It sharpens our faith and strengthens our marriage.…

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By On January 3rd, 2015

An Unbroken Champion of Faith

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Recently, I went to see the movie “Unbroken” directed by Angelina Jolie-Pitt version about the extraordinary life of Louis Zamperini.   The film left out the most important chapter on how Zamperini met Christ.  The film shares a story of an American hero whose life…

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By On December 6th, 2014

Times Are Tough: Pastors May Feel Overwhelmed

 Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister It seems at times that our community is bursting at the seams with need.  In many situations, the church becomes an individual’s best chance at receiving help and support.  Pastors get hit hard during these tough times.  You don’t have enough staff, volunteers or…

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By On October 17th, 2014

Warning: Family Under Construction

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Building relationships with those who matter most to you can sometimes feel as if you are in a dangerous construction zone.  Did you ever feel like that? It can be family stressors like a recent divorce, death in the family, financial stress, or the…

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By On October 8th, 2014

RENEWAL Devotional: Go After God’s Heart

  Written by: Rev. Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain, licensed and ordained minister Pain and suffering are sometimes accompanied by guilt which may lead us to feel that God has turned away and no longer cares. But this is a far from the truth, for God is always eager to offer forgiveness and to accept us…

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By On December 3rd, 2013

How Distance Counseling Can Help Patients

Just a few years ago it would have been impossible to believe just how much the internet has impacted our lives. We have reached a point where the majority of Americans spend a huge portion of their time everyday online and many relationships exist almost entirely in cyberspace. As counselors, we can take advantage of…

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