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Remedy 2: Meet Actual Needs

Six Remedies for Asset-Based Paralysis (second in a series)

In the previous post, I introduced ABP or asset-based paralysis. Practitioners know the phenomena all too well. ABP is experienced when your fear of doing harm stops you from doing anything.

I’ve identified 6 remedies for ABP. The first was “Embrace the Uncertainty.” Our uncertainty might feel [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Feeds Your Soul?

By Dan Crain

ATLANTA – February 1, 2004, was a game-changer. That day, God asked me to step down from ministry.

It was my first ministry experience, and it ended badly. Without delving into details, three pastors resigned from the church. The resignation letters were read from the pulpit that Sunday morning.

I was one of three.

I vividly [...]

By |March 19th, 2013|Personal Stories, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Power of Community: How Daniel Returned Home

By Dan Crain 

ATLANTA – When Daniel left home six years ago, addiction guided his path, and he might as well have walked off the face of the Earth.

His parents’ parting words to him: “Don’t ever come back here.”

He left everything behind: his home, his job and, most important, his kids.  His destination was addiction, bouncing [...]

By |April 13th, 2012|Personal Stories, Uncategorized|1 Comment

What is the definition of Spiritual Gifts and how do they compare?

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a great time to reflect on our God-given gifts. Have you ever reflected on the spiritual gifts you have?

There are approximately 18 spiritual gifts listed in the New Testament, primarily found in Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12, and Ephesians 4.

According to www.churchgrowth.org/cgi-cg/gifts.cgi:

“Spiritual Gifts are tools God gives to Christians to [...]

By |November 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

1000th person experiences Dignity Serves

We have been teaching Dignity Serves now for roughly two years and recently led the 1000th person through the curriculum. More importantly those who have gone through the study consistently report growing in their faith, becoming more committed to God and asking for help, and report learning how to serve others more effectively. Many people [...]

By |August 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments