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By On April 4th, 2017

Apologetic Gambling

  Author: Lydia D’Ross, Brookhaven Hospital, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain   According to Rehab International, research reveals that in America, approximately 2.5 million adults suffer from compulsive gambling, about 3 million are considered problem gamblers, around 15 million adults are under the risk of becoming problem gamblers, and 148 million fall under the “low risk…

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By On March 24th, 2017

Gambling Can Lead to Other Risky Behaviors

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital According to Rehab International, research reveals that in America, approximately 2.5 million adults suffer from compulsive gambling, about 3 million are considered problem gamblers, around 15 million adults are under the risk of becoming problem gamblers and 148 million fall under…

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By On March 23rd, 2017

RENEWAL Devotional: Taking Small Steps

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital We all have dreams about what we want to do or a goal we’d like to achieve. Many of those dreams get tucked away or don’t come true. To fulfill your dreams, you will have challenges on the way, but the…

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By On March 3rd, 2017

RENEWAL Devotional: Personal Encounter

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital There were two criminals on each side of Jesus. Only one changed his heart towards repentance. Recognizing who Jesus was without even knowing him personally, the thief recognized that an innocent man was about to be crucified. The thief said to…

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By On April 20th, 2016

Is Mental Illness A Spiritual Illness?

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Broookhaven Hospital Grof and Grof describe it as a spiritual emergency “…a crisis of the evolution of consciousness – a time when I experienced the highs of spiritual awareness and the lows of spiritual disconnection.” [1990] Everyone has a different experience of their…

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By On February 26th, 2016

RENEWAL Devotional: I am Looking Ahead

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Luke 9:62  Jesus said unto him, “No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looks [looking] back…” We worry about tomorrow. We think about our past, and this can make it difficult to look toward the future. We can’t…

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By On October 16th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: What’s In Your Heart?

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital Luke 6: 45 says, “A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the…

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By On September 18th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital Luke 11:1 – “And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray.” One of the most successful things that Jesus did…

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By On June 18th, 2015

The Fruit of Goodness

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital In what ways is goodness a fruit of the Holy Spirit?  Goodness is a discernment between the flesh and the spirit.  In other words, the spiritual fruit of goodness enables sinful man to do good and to be good. If you…

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By On April 29th, 2015

The Fruit of Love

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital There are nine defined fruits of the spirit that Galatians teaches us and today we are going to be talking about the fruit of love (Galatians 5:22). The Fruits of the Spirit are a character growth process that God expects us…

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