The Longest Night

A worship service where sorrow is welcome

by Stacy Smith

Healthy Holiday Hospitality

by Church Health Reader Editors

Health Ministry with Teenagers

by Deborah Patterson

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God, Anxiety, and Thomas Aquinas

by Robert St. Hilaire

Feeding the Whole Person

by Barbara Wheeler-Bride

Death is Not the Enemy

Why End-of-Life Issues Should Matter to Churches

by Martha R. Jacobs

Creating Living Room

A journey toward peer support for people with mood disorders

by Marja Bergen

Breaking Down Walls of Isolation

The Sharing Group

by Susan Martins Miller

All around the Church

Improving a Congregation's Health in Every Corner of the Building

by Stacy Smith and Rachel Davis

A Time for HIV/AIDS Ministry

A Biblical Basis for Action in Your Community

by Marvin McMickle

A Banquet of Our Own

by Kevin Coyle

Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen

by John Shorb

Ministry for the Bees (and us)

by Ashley Goff
Interview

Walking as a Focal Practice

Q&A with Arthur Paul Boers

by John Shorb
Interview

Addiction and Surrender

Q&A with Harold Koenig

by John Shorb
Interview

A Critical Moment for HIV/AIDS in Africa

Q&A with Elias Bongmba

by John Shorb
Interview

Prayerful Running

Q&A with Roger Joslin

by John Shorb

Home-Field Advantage

Sports ministries provide love, support and healthy competition

by Kelsey Pierce

4 Ways Churches Can Respond to Mental Illness

by Antony Sheehan
Interview

Life in Action

Q&A with the Carter Center's Karin Ryan

by Stacy Smith

Rock On

Music helped the Rev. John Kilzer beat his addiction. Now he’s paying it forward.

by John Klyce Minervini

Financial Anxiety

by Scott Morris

Liturgy: The Work-Out of the People

by Stacy Smith

A Prayer for the E.R.

by Bill Holmes

Hymn of Healing: In Our Hearts and Neighborhoods

Tune: Royal Oak

by Deborah Patterson
Book Review

Making Peace with the Land

God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation

reviewed by Noah Campbell
Book Review

Beyond Accessibility

Toward Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Faith Communities

reviewed by Jeno Smith
Book Review

Eating & Drinking

Book Review

reviewed by Joel R. Soza
Book Review

Praying with the Body

Bringing the Psalms to Life

reviewed by Sybil MacBeth
Book Review

The Religion of Thinness

Satisfying the Spiritual Hungers Behind Women's Obsession with Food and Weight

reviewed by Rachel Davis
Book Review

Dying for a Drink

What You and Your Family Should Know About Alcoholism

reviewed by Rachel Davis

Comfort, Comfort My People

Struggling with Infertility

by Deborah Patterson

Hymn of Healing: Christ, Heal Me Twice

Tune: Finlandia

by Stacy Smith
Book Review

Help and Hope

Disaster Preparedness and Response Tools for Congregations

reviewed by Brianna Wagner
Book Review

Health Ministries

A Primer for Clergy and Congregations

reviewed by Brianna Wagner
Book Review

Organic Prayer

A Spiritual Gardening Companion

reviewed by Brianna Wagner

The Power of Prevention

by Bonnie Mixon McCrickard

The Good Earth of Good Friday

by Stacy Smith

Mental Illness

How Can Congregations Respond?

by Marja Bergen

Letter to a Future Doctor

by Scott Morris

Chronic Neurologic Conditions and the Church

by Bill Holmes

Going to a Thin Place

Pilgrimage as a Sacred Practice

by Stacy Smith

10 Healthy Holiday Traditions

by Church Health Reader Editors

Changes

by Krystal Grant-Crutchfield

Imago Dei

Poverty, Equality and the Trinity

by Cláudio Carvalhaes

Meeting God on the Mountain

Boone United Hiking Trail in Boone, NC

by Brianna Wagner

Interrupting Poverty

The church is called to more at the intersection of poverty and health.

by Antony Sheehan

The Sick Poor and the Origins of Medical Charity

Classical antiquity had no hospitals, foundations or philanthropic charities. Christianity changed all that.

by Gary Ferngren
Interview

A Church that is Poor, and for the Poor

Q&A with Fr. Jim Martin on Pope Francis

by Stacy Smith