Many times in ministry, or within our organizations, we find ourselves gifted with a sabbatical. This is defined as an extended time of leave in order to replenish, rest and renew our souls allowing space for God to reveal the vision he may have for us around the work to be done within our call.Read More
When I first entered into Spiritual Direction I was nervous and curious about how it might differ from therapy. As my director opened with a guided prayer and silence I was quickly ushered into a space where God’s presence felt close. It was from that sacred space that I began to share.Read More
“I will let people down if I break down; rest is for the weak; there won’t be ‘enough’ if I don’t keep producing; I will somehow lose my creativity or momentum if I have an off day; I can focus on healing that wound or forgiving that person when I take a break this summer; I don’t have enough time!”Read More
It's not hard for us to care about the outcomes of our impact and ministry. It’s important that we do! As our recent survey of this Soul Care community confirmed, many of us are involved in the front lines of service in some way. We’re leaders. We are gifted, wired, motivated, and even called by God to help others and see spiritual lives begin, churches grow, and lives transformed.
We get to be used by God in some incredible ways! It’s amazing and fulfilling, right? But there is a danger… a very real danger.Read More
Our team is blown away by the incredible response to the soul care survey we sent out less than a week ago! And humbled. THANK YOU! The levels of participation were amazing -- over 1 in 8 of our entire list answered the survey. Clearly, you care about this topic!!Read More
This is unusual for me, but my word for 2019 actually three words! Go with me on this. It’s “Conquer with Joy.” I told you was unusual!
But as that relates to you and to Soul Care this year, it means something I am completely excited to share… with joy. OK, and with conquering too… But in all good ways.Read More