Counseling · Death · Encouragement · God's Will · Good · Truth

Why Might the Good Die Young

If you have been around for any length of time in life, you know someone who might have passed away at a young age. Now, young is relative. When I was 12,  my cousin passed away at the age of 15. For others, they have lost a spouse in their 50’s or 60’s. Compared to… Continue reading Why Might the Good Die Young

Church Life · Counseling · Culture · Encouragement · Ministry

Creating a Church Culture of Helping People

This post was written for the Foundations Christian Counseling blog and originally appeared on January 18, 2019. Tim Madden is the Pastor of Cornerstone Bible Church in Northeast, PA.  Over the past 10 years, I’ve noticed how he encourages his church to get trained in ministry, even if the training is over ten hours away! … Continue reading Creating a Church Culture of Helping People

Counseling · Praise · Serving · Thankfullness

Dessert First: Creating Hearts of Gratitude

Jeremy Yeckley and I have been friends for years. In 2012 Jeremy and I came up with the idea of producing a regional (to Northeastern Pennsylvania) christian counseling conference. The first conference was at Cornerstone in 2013, and then Foundations Christian Counseling Services took it over in 2014. In the four years of the conference… Continue reading Dessert First: Creating Hearts of Gratitude