Summer 2018: Mindfulness and Meditation

Editors Note

Health Ministry Connections: How to Use This Issue in Your Congregation


Mindfulness in the Christian Tradition
By Tim Stead

Take Every Thought Captive
By Philip G. Monroe

Getting Started with Mindfulness

Will It Really Make Me Feel Better?
By Jane Slatery

Jumpstart Mindful Walking

How to make a mindful devotional walk

Start your mindful devotional walk with the Walking With series

The Way of the Pilgrim
By Scott Morris

Programs and Models

Sanctuary, Silence, and Service
By Lauren Hales

Model Moments

Faith Life: Back to School Prayers
Medicine: The Root of Dental Care
Movement: Bible Study on the Move
Work: Coaching Others to Better Health: Q & A with Laura Todd
Emotional: Congregational Mental Health: A review of The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention by Rachael A. Keefe
Nutrition: Sweetening Summer with Peppers
Friends and Family: 25 Examples of Praise and Encouragement


True North: Wise Words, Abundant Hearts 
By Tracy Hilts

Guest Column: A New Heart Finds a New Home
By Aubrey Beauchamp