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EMOTIONAL WELLNESS IN THE COVID-19 CRISIS

Five letters and two numbers are adding up to an unprecedented crisis. In a crisis, not only is wellness possible, it is essential. And you can be well when everything around you is not. In the midst of uncertainty, utilize a simple tool to consider the various ways this crisis is impacting you. Your well being in the COVID-19 crisis depends on it. (more…)
Bob Jones
March 26, 2020
Health MattersLife Formation

GOD HAS HIS EYE ON YOU

Going to visit an oncology doctor isn't one of most people's favorite things to do on a Friday afternoon. When Kristen Fersovitch was dropped off early for her oncology  appointment she needed something to do to pass the time. (more…)
Bob Jones
March 22, 2020
Health MattersLife Formation

ITS A NEW DAY DAWNING: CORONAVIRUS

The sun comes up, it's a new day dawning. The song lyric came to mind as the sun rose on March 15th. Highway #33 is a familiar stretch of road after eight months of commuting to Barrhead, Alberta. Today, the sunrise was all the more meaningful because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The sun came up today. The sun will come up tomorrow. (more…)
Bob Jones
March 15, 2020
Health MattersLife Formation

2020 MARCH MADNESS: COVID-19

March has always been about madness. Watching college basketball teams from Kentucky, Georgetown or North Carolina play in the annual “March Madness” tournament is a rite of spring. I don’t follow basketball, except in March. Not in 2020. The madness this March is a pandemic named COVID-19. (more…)
Bob Jones
March 12, 2020
Life Formation

THE GOODNESS OF PRAYING: TOMORROW

What good is praying? If God, to whom you pray, knows the future, then the future is already determined. So why bother praying? How can prayer change the future? And if God does not know the future, why bother worshiping? (more…)
Bob Jones
March 8, 2020
Life Formation

24 GOLDEN RULES FOR GETTING ALONG WITH ANYONE

When John D. Rockefeller was asked what quality he was willing to pay for the most when hiring employees, he responded without hesitation, "The ability to get along with people." - See more at: http://ministrytodaymag.com/index.php/ministry-leadership/culture/7294-how-to-pastor-difficult-people#sthash.tJgvCZZK.dpuf When John D. Rockefeller was asked what quality he was willing to pay for the most when hiring employees, he responded without hesitation, "The ability to get along with people." - See more at: http://ministrytodaymag.com/index.php/ministry-leadership/culture/7294-how-to-pastor-difficult-people#sthash.tJgvCZZK.dpuf When John D. Rockefeller was asked what quality he was willing to pay for the most when hiring employees, he responded without hesitation, "The ability to get along with people." - See more at: http://ministrytodaymag.com/index.php/ministry-leadership/culture/7294-how-to-pastor-difficult-people#sthash.tJgvCZZK.dpufLife is relationships - the rest is just details. John D. Rockefeller was asked what quality…
Bob Jones
March 1, 2020
Health MattersLife Formation

6 STAGES OF GRIEF: RICK AND KAY WARREN

Rick and Kay Warren were devastated when their 27-year old son Matthew committed suicide in April 2013. Their grief was unimaginable. Matthew had suffered from depression all of his life. In September 2013 the Warrens gave their first public interview with CNN. Piers Morgan called it “one of the most moving interviews I conducted in my life.” (more…)
Bob Jones
March 1, 2020