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pastoral message – lost and found 9/15/2019

lost and found – recorded on 9/15/2019 a pastoral message about depression. depression is a mental illness. depression is not a sin. how might church communities contribute positively and support those who are already suffering?  

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christianity faith podcast

2020 is the year to start a podcast?

I’ve been preaching more regularly, and I have also been recording my pastoral messages. It occurred to me I could podcast them! Kind of an exciting project to embark on. Setting up a podcast might take a while, but in the mean time, uploading few messages here. pastoral messages from past few months #5 mourning into […]

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anxiety coping skills depression faith recovery

Putting on My Happy Face

I’m not going to lie. Past 24-48 hrs didn’t feel great. Tomorrow until about mid October, I have 2 conferences to present short papers in, a week long seminar/workshop and preaching once.  Well, maybe that isn’t so bad.  But yesterday morning until now, it felt like an insurmountable amount of overwhelming tasks before me. But […]

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Running my first 5K for Suicide Prevention – Sat 9/28/2019 – In Memory of Esther Lee

In Memory of my friend Esther Lee, and in order to raise awareness and financial support for suicide prevention, I plan to run my first 5K this Saturday 9/28 at 9 am in NYC. The official event, Samaritans 21st Annual 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention is taking place in Boston, MA at the same time. If […]

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What if we could offer companionship and comfort to those in need?

“Pastor and Mental Health Advocate Jarrid Wilson Dies by Suicide” – article about pastor Jarrid Wilson from christianity today  From Pastor Jarrid Wilson’s Twitter feed — “Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure suicidal thoughts. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure depression. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure PTSD. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure anxiety. But that doesn’t mean Jesus […]