Addiction: A Longing for Jesus


Addiction: A Longing for Jesus God has placed longings and desires within us (Ps. 145:16) and He longs to fulfill these desires. Therefore, many human longings and desires are good and blessed by God as long as they are in harmony with his will. Terry Wardle describes beautifully six core longings that God has placed in every human heart (Wardle, 2003). The first is love, to love and be loved. The essence of God is that He is love (1 John 4:8). As the crowning act of God’s creation, created in His own image, love is what [...]

Addiction: A Longing for Jesus2023-11-15T12:52:03-05:00

A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance


A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance Seasons of Grief by Teresa Nelson Where did I put my car keys? I can’t find my wallet. Have you seen my water bottle anywhere? When something is lost that is of some worth to us, we instinctively put our minds to the task of finding it. When someone tells me they’ve lost something, I immediately want to help them find it. And, like the woman in the parable of the lost coin (Luke 15), it is indeed joyful for all when the lost item has been found. [...]

A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance2023-09-05T11:54:02-04:00

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 and how to remove the roadblocks to pastoral engagement. Meet Our Presenter Pastor Robert Hines Robert Hines originates from the UK and has worked with young people for over 17 years. As Associate Youth Director for the South England Conference, Robert revolutionized the understanding and use [...]

Engaging Your Pastor2021-01-11T22:53:38-05:00

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 relationships.  They can also impact the effectiveness of your Journey to Wholeness group meetings. Meet Our Presenter Dr. David Sedlacek, Ph.D. LCSW, CFLE Dr. Sedlacek is passionate about ministering to hurting people. He loves using biblical principles to integrate faith and practice. His more than 40 [...]

Healthy Boundaries2022-04-19T17:12:30-04:00

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 Ministries Director of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, and Executive Director of the Adventist Recovery Ministries (ARMin). Pastor Ray Nelson Pastor Ray serves as the Coordinator of the Adventist Recovery Ministries (ARMin) for the North American Division. Review the Resources [...]

Going Online2021-11-04T14:51:54-04:00
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