Thanks Men of Life in Christ!

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Life in Christ Fellowship

I had a great time with the men at Life in Christ Fellowship on Wadhams Road in St. Clair last week. We had lots of great food and fellowship, and as I shared my own personal testimony I was honored to challenge these men – as I do all men – to learn the meaning of vulnerability and to operate … Read More

Remodeling vs. New Construction

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remodeling

My friends who are in the construction business tell me that they would much rather build a new house than remodel an old. Counseling itself is a lot more like remodeling a house than new construction because by the time a person reports to the counseling office, they have built layer upon layer of old thought patterns, beliefs and defense … Read More

What if hitting my pillow doesn’t work?

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Anger is an emotion common to all, but understood by few. Anger itself is a swear word to some making us prone to denial and minimization when it is experienced. Refer to the next page to take an inventory of your anger symptoms – you may be surprised at what you find! Our goal at Renewal Christian Counseling is not … Read More

Medicine & Faith by Thomas Graves, MD

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When students first enter medical school they are filled with wonder and awe. The human body is so complex. The task of mapping out our entire anatomy from muscles and bones to microscopic cells is daunting. And yet, over the course of four years students master a working knowledge of the body and they begin to grasp how injury and … Read More

Relationship Reminders

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The need to form meaningful relationships with others is built into each of us. The fulfillment of this need is important for the healthy development of the human spirit. We were created as social beings. We enter in to marriage agreements, seek friendships, attend social events, join churches, become club members, play on teams, and have families. It is our … Read More