Posts Tagged ‘Shame’

By On June 4th, 2016

Ending Stigma Around Mental Illness In The Church

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital The church can be the answer for mental illness through education, training and simple community support. Many churches do not understand mental illness and have contributed to stigma around mental illness and individuals dealing with symptoms of mental illness. Prayer is…


By On August 28th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: Is Depression a Sin?

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for Renewal at Brookhaven Hospital “Neither this man nor his parents sinned…but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life” (John 9:3). Is Depression a Sin? Does depression make you want to stay away or isolate yourself from your Christian…


By On February 13th, 2015

RENEWAL Devotional: A Valentine for Jesus

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain and ordained minister Valentine’s Day is a very special day!  There are many ways for us to tell someone that we love them.  For Christians, the origins of this holiday are that St Valentine came from the Catholic tradition, and some considered it a pagan tradition. As…


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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