How do you speak to trauma victims? How do you carry yourself in their presence? And what do you need to give them to allow them to heal? Dr. Diane Langberg explains. And Brad Hambrick discusses the unique losses trauma victims must grieve. Plus, Dr. Jamie Aten explains why your church should be prepared to respond to disasters in your community, and how to mobilize your church to do it—no matter how big or small your congregation.
Our God describes a good shepherd when He says, “I will feed My flock and … lead them to rest. … I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick” (Ezek. 34:15–16 NASB). As pastors … [Read More]
Most of the losses that come with trauma are not tangible. Rarely do the people in your church have scars or missing limbs that would provide evidence to others of the trauma they faced. It can be argued both ways whether these physical marks … [Read More]
Disasters are on the rise, and as a result there are a lot of hurting people caught in the aftermath. Imagine for a moment that a disaster came through your community in the middle of a record heat wave or freezing temperatures and destroyed … [Read More]