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The COVID-19 Vaccines

The COVID-19 Vaccines Sorting Through Facts, Sharing Our Mission There’s no doubt that a vaccine has been much anticipated ever since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic. In this webinar, we will hear from renowned experts, Dr. David Williams and Dr. Roger Seheult, [...]

Where the Journey Began

Where the Journey Began The Keynote of Our Story Every story has a beginning.  In this presentation, we will explore the story of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery program, learning why it is founded on the principles of 12-step recovery programs.  Learn how [...]

All Tangled Up

All Tangled Up Minimizing Stress and Pursuing Joy During the Holiday Season Ever have tangled feelings about the holiday season?  Come join us as we discover God’s design for unwinding. Meet Our Presenter Adelaide C. Durkin, MS, RN, CNE, DNPc [...]

Trauma And the Sanctuary

Trauma And the Sanctuary Creating an Environment of Support for Traumatized Individuals in Faith Based Organizations Trauma is an epidemic in the world today. New research continues to testify of the dramatic effects of trauma upon the brain and body. This presentation will provide [...]

The Other Way Around

The Other Way Around Gaining Support For Recovery Ministry Every story has a beginning.  In this presentation, we will explore the story of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery program, learning why it is founded on the principles of 12-step recovery programs.  Learn how [...]

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement A Christian Response Heightened partisanship has made many wary of political engagement. Others feel disenfranchised due to a lack of representation by their government leaders. But there are many reasons to celebrate our opportunities for political and civic engagement, the primary of [...]

Building Resilience

Building Resilience In At-Risk Youth What builds resilience among at risk youth? Resilience is defined as the ability to overcome a difficult environment and thrive amidst surrounding chaos.  Decades of research demonstrate that all of our youth are at risk for substance abuse and [...]

Enough!

Enough! How to bring more than enough joy into our lives and the lives of others. Have you ever been caught short on time, money, or materials? Perhaps you didn’t have enough time to meet a deadline, enough money to cover an expense or [...]

Caring For the Elderly

Caring For the Elderly Ministering to A High Risk Population In the COVID-19 Era COVID-19 has uncovered and exploited many of our weaknesses – personal, behavioral, and overall health, societal, and even Public Health. Hardest hit have been the elderly and those with underlying [...]

Living Free

Living Free Finding Freedom from Habits that Hurt Habits are our friends - when they're good ones.  But when bad habits develop, whether they involve food, substances, or behaviors - they can hijack your life.  Discover how this multi-faceted resource can be utilized online, [...]

Water

Water The Underestimated Nutrient Contributed by Dr. Fay Kazzi Shanholtzer PhD, MS, RD www.TheEarthyCanvas.com A few facts about water probably pop into our mind — we need 8 cups of water a day, about 70-80% of our body is made [...]

Stress and Immunity

Do We Have a Choice on How It Affects Us? Contributed by Dr. Natalie Kazzi Buxton DrPH, MS, RD If there is one thing that is hard to avoid, it is stress and worry.  You hear people talking about it all [...]

Faith In Motion

Faith in Motion How Exercise Impacts All Areas of Your Life Contributed by Josh Morton AdventHealth CREATION Life is a whole-person wellness philosophy created by AdventHealth. To learn more, visit CREATIONLife.com An intimate connection exists between our bodies and our [...]

Inflammation and Depression

Inflammation and Depression Is There Cause For Concern? Contributed by Dr. Fay Kazzi Shanholtzer PhD, MS, RD www.TheEarthyCanvas.com In this day and age, the world appears to be well versed on the varying topics of mental health.  However, there still [...]

Sugar And the Immune System

Sugar And the Immune System How Much Can I Eat? Contributed by Dr. Natalie Kazzi Buxton DrPH, MS, RD Sugar is an essential component for our body.  Glucose, a simple sugar, is the energy source that our cells need in [...]

Your Microbiome

Your Microbiome An Immunity Powerhouse Contributed by Dr. Fay Kazzi Shanholtzer PhD, MS, RD www.TheEarthyCanvas.com As this title caught your attention you might have noticed that you have been hearing a lot more about the gut microbiome in the past [...]

Center of Our Health

The Immune System At the Center of Our Health Contributed by Dr. Natalie Kazzi Buxton DrPH, MS, RD Most people don’t think twice about their immune system, until it stops working. As long as you don’t get sick, this system [...]

Financial Safety

Financial Safety In Times of Crisis In these unprecedented times of uncertainty, what should I be doing with my money. Should I save? Should I invest in the market? Should I liquidate? This presentation will help clarify some money handling do’s and don’ts and [...]

Burnout!

Burnout! Definition, Prevention, and Management Burnout is not simply about excessive workload. A variety of stressors may lead us down the road to exhaustion, negativism, and inefficacy, which are core symptoms of burnout.  It should be taken seriously, otherwise it will be detrimental to [...]

5 Easy Ways

5 Easy Ways To Encourage Your Connections to Seek Help with Addiction If you are online, you have influence. What you do with this influence matters. The good news is that it has never been easier to lead people to hope and wholeness. This [...]

When COVID-19 Came To Dinner

When COVID-19 Came To Dinner Personal Story of A Pastoral Family Pastor Greg Webster and wife, Nelli, an AAFCN Board Member, recovered from COVID-19 and share their personal experience with the InTouch audience. How did an unknown exposure at a family dinner turn their [...]

Engaging Your Pastor

Engaging Your Pastor Keys to Winning Them To Recovery Ministries Engaging your church pastor is key to keeping your recovery ministry program going strong. Join Pastor Robert Hines, Recovery Ministries Coordinator for the Florida Conference, as he highlights the benefits of having pastoral support [...]

Recovery for Emotional Trauma

Recovery for Emotional Trauma Finding Healing in the Midst of COVID-19 & Racial Tensions The past few months have seen heightened emotional trauma related to COVID-19 and racial tensions, in addition to the usual human tensions that life sends our way.  This presentation will [...]

A Child’s Plight

A Child's Plight Finding Safety for Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic Child abuse is expected to intensify during the present coronavirus pandemic, but children have less access to help.  Reintegration into a "new normal" of life can bring up mental and emotional trauma as [...]

Healthy Boundaries

Healthy Boundaries What They Are and How to Maintain Them In order to have a well-developed sense of self, a person must have healthy boundaries, but not walls. This presentation will describe how to develop and maintain healthy boundaries which are essential to healthy [...]

Going Online

Going Online Steps to Establishing an Online Addiction Recovery Ministry Join us as we discuss keys to hosting a successful online Journey to Wholeness program. Meet Our Presenter Angeline David Brauer, DrPH, MHS, RDN Dr. Brauer serves as the Health [...]

Health Disparities

Health Disparities Ministering To the Afflicted Health disparities have long existed in all societies, and have become all the more prevalent and obvious in the context of COVID-19.  We will discuss how churches can take practical steps to minister to this need. [...]

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask Celebrating Our Nurses The current health crisis is revealing the true character of our frontline responders.  The spotlight shining on the courage of nurses is appropriate but nothing new.  The nurse behind the mask has always been a warrior of compassion, [...]

Best Practices

Best Practices Using Zoom For Your Online Group Meetings Video recording is not available. Meet Our Presenters Frank Sanchez Frank serves as the Recovery Ministries Coordinator in the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Stephen Eccles Stephen is currently a student [...]

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