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WHO YOU GONNA TRUST?

During COVID the one thing that is certain is uncertainty. Politicians and world health leaders flip-flopped on protocols. Experts disagree on everything from the use of masks to school closures. So, who you gonna trust? (more…)
Bob Jones
July 12, 2020
Health MattersLife Formation

MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CHURCH

Think about how we respond to mental illness in the church. A woman diagnosed with cancer experiences sympathy, hugs, prayers and casseroles. A woman diagnosed with a mental illness experiences silence, suspicion, blame, and far too often, shame. That’s called “stigma.” There is no stigma with cancer, heart disease or diabetes. How did we get to the place where those who are struggling with their mental health feel like they must hide in shame? (more…)
Bob Jones
May 8, 2020
Health Matters

9 BENEFITS OF CHOCOLATE IN ISOLATION (OR ANYTIME)

We've learned a lot about ourselves during the past six weeks. How to use our elbows in non-hockey plays. The proper way to make and wear a mask. Zoom is more than the sound an imaginary car makes. And how to lead like Dr. Deena Hinshaw. On the lighter side, here are nine benefits of chocolate I discovered in isolation that can be applied anytime. (more…)
Bob Jones
May 3, 2020