How Can We Care for Those with Serious Mental Illness?

So it’s like it’s actually proximity, it’s actually being close to somebody. Two words, proximity and eversion. Bear with me for a second, ’cause there’s this idea of being close to people. You know that series that Brux just did, just before this one about John 9, there’s this guy who’s blind and Jesus heals him. Okay, at the beginning…

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Roundtable: Overcoming Fear, Anxiety, and Personal Struggles

Welcome everybody my name is Colby, one of the pastors here at New Life and welcome to round table episode one. Today I’m joined by Pastor Adam from the King George campus. Pastor, what’s your name? Curtis? Curtis from Calvert and of course you probably know this guy’s Pastor Mike from our live play to campus and senior pastor. Today…

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How symbols and brands shape our humanity | Debbie Millman

Thirteen point eight billion years ago, the universe as we know it began with a big bang, and everything that we know and are and are made of was created. Fifty thousand years ago, our brains underwent a major genetic mutation, which resulted in the biological reorganization of the brain. Some scientists call this “The Big Brain Bang.” Others call…

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How economic inequality harms societies | Richard Wilkinson

You all know the truth of what I’m going to say. I think the intuition that inequality is divisive and socially corrosive has been around since before the French Revolution. What’s changed is we now can look at the evidence, we can compare societies, more and less equal societies, and see what inequality does. I’m going to take you through…

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A Community of the Weak

“God chose the weak things of the world “to shame the strong.” And the weak things of the world he’s talking about are the people. “God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised.” Not that God despises them, but the world pushes them aside and say, well that’s not something we care about. And in fact, there’s…

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Peace of Mind 02: Schizophrenia and the Role of Family

Welcome to week 2 of our four week series on mental health and the Church. It’s time to take out the teaching notes and your Bibles. We’ve got so much to learn. And so much growing to do. Today’s conversation is entitled: Schizophrenia & The Role of Family In the book of 2 Corinthians, chapter 12, the apostle Paul talks…

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