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Rest for the Soul

We usually think of stress as being caused by negative pressures or unhappy events of life. Those are easily recognized. However, sometimes we do not realize that even “good pressures” and working for a good cause, such as in service to God, may result in the unhealthy effects of long-standing...

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Balanced Living, Balanced Teaching

It is not easy to maintain balance in a busy life.  But, not being easy does not mean it is not achievable.  Stressful, busy periods of ministering to people may be inevitable and can be manageable in the short-term. But when we don’t take steps to keep the stress levels...

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Educating Health Professionals: Our Mandate

“In the ministry of healing, the physician is to be a coworker with Christ. The Savior ministered to both the soul and the body. The gospel which He taught was a message of spiritual life and of physical restoration.” –Ellen White, MH 111 Considering the high cost of training health...

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Happy, Healthy New Year!

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2017 2017 has flown by, and 2018 will soon be a reality! Christmastide comes so quickly amidst the busyness of travel, planning, caring, and sharing. As we practice Christ’s method of outreach and help extend His healing ministry through Comprehensive Health Ministry,...

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Let Your Light Shine: Community Engagement

“… You shall love your neighbor as you love yourself.”  These words should become part of the very fabric of Christian life; but unfortunately, they have not! Love for God and love for people, all people, are not mere suggestions, yet they don’t seem to be the motivating force behind...

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World Mental Health Day 2018

Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World. Mental health issues are not luxury or exclusive problems. They are serious issues many people of all ages around the world struggle with. October 10th is World Mental Health Day 2018 and the focus this year is on young people. The World...

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Our Journey To Wholeness

People in the world today are broken. The evidence is clear when we see how many are enslaved by addictions and compulsive behaviors. Ever since the fall, the enemy of God has sought to misrepresent His character. As a result, many have misjudged God as distant, unjust, and unloving. In...

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Let’s Talk

In my work as a psychiatrist I met many patients and heard their stories—stories of pain, stories of suffering, stories of struggles, stories of abuse, stories of neglect, stories of being broken people in broken relationships in a broken world. The greatest mystery often was not the reasons why they...

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Focus On a Spirit-Led Revival

United in Prayer United in Prayer and 10 Days of Prayer are programs in which thousands of people worldwide have participated. The goal is to have a broader focus to provide support for both a personal and an interactive prayer community that unleashes God’s power for His will in the world through united...

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Health Ministry Resources

World Refugee Sabbath is June 16 and World Refugee Day is June 20. There are plenty of ways that your church can show your support. ADRA is partnering with other faith-based organizations in promoting a Pray for Refugees campaign. You can find daily prayers at www.prayforrefugees.com. Do you want to share a...

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