By: Lauren Gill, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. A recent NYTimes Op-Ed piece points out that the number of patients receiving psychotherapy treatments has fallen by 34 percent from 1998 to 2007 while the number of people on medications with no therapy has increased by 23 percent. This is not because therapy has been … Read More
By: Josh Gotwalt, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. In 1972, an intrepid reporter named Geraldo Rivera (you really get the mustache when you see a 1972 picture of him), then a reporter for WABC-TV, conducted a series of investigations at Willowbrook State School, an institution for children with intellectual disabilities on Staten … Read More
By Elena Wu, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. The field of Psychology didn’t just emerge from a secular perspective; it was birthed from a strongly anti-theistic point-of-view. Sigmund Freud, the father of Psychology, believed that religion was merely an instrument for the “uneducated and oppressed” who may commit murder if not … Read More
Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Looking for mission-focused tools that integrate faith, work, and economics? Here are three that we highly recommend! THE COST OF POVERTY EXPERIENCE (COPE) Developed by Think Tank, this 2.5 hour simulation invites your congregants into a day in the life of the socio-economically disadvantaged. It offers a glimpse into … Read More
Finding God through STARS (air ambulance), originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. In this message we’re going to look at the story of STARS air ambulance. What does the fact of the existence of such an organization tell us about who God is?
Hearing God through an Audiologist, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. Today we’re going to listen for the voice of a God who wants to restore our hearing. What does the nature of an audiologist teach us about God’s sense-restoring heart?
God’s Healing Presence in a Nurse, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. In this message Pastor John looks at God’s healing presence through the vocation of nursing.
Psychology and The Holy Spirit, originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. We continue our series entitled, God at Work. This message will focus on the vocational calling of a forensic psychologist.