Reaching Out to Those in the LGBTQ+ Community

Reaching Out to Those in the LGBTQ+ Community

I am often asked questions about how to reach out to those in the LGBTQ+ community. Typically, the question comes from a person who has a gay neighbor, coworker or a family member. Or a transgender man or woman has somehow entered into their life. I believe that many...
Prepare Yourself to Pray

Prepare Yourself to Pray

When a man or woman comes to you with their story of abuse, they are seeking comfort and healing. And if they are people of faith, they hope that you will pray for them.  At this moment, you are God’s eyes and ears.  You are offering His gaze of love and compassion...
Emotional Dependency: A Woman’s Personal Story

Emotional Dependency: A Woman’s Personal Story

When I was growing up, I didn’t have very close relationships with either of my parents. My father was always working and was the designated disciplinarian. My mother was one of those mothers who would say, “Just wait until your father gets home!” I was born 3rd out...