Taking Care with Dementia

Five How-to Tips for Visiting a Person with Dementia

by Susan Martins Miller

First Place, First Step

Bible studies to feed body and spirit

by Vicki Heath

One-Ingredient Homemade Ice Cream

developed by Church Health Center Wellness

Yearning for Healing

From a single child to millions of refugees, the church yearns to welcome.

by Scott Morris

Welcoming the Stranger

5 Ways to Help a Refugee Ministry

Empowering the Church to Fight Joblessness

Jobs for Life connects people with the dignity of work

Get Your Churches Going!

A Conference Update from Healthy Churches 20/20

Editor’s Note

by Stacy Smith

Living in Doubt, Living in Faith

Searching for God in the midst of suffering and pain

by Scott Morris

There is No Them

Our gifts, our wounds, and our disabilities

by Susan Palwick

Losing a Little One

Support groups for pregnancy and infant loss

Sacred to the Full

Resting at the tables of life

by Ashley Higgins

One Plantation, Two Sets of Eyes

Two pilgrims reflect on their experience of Durham’s Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope, specifically on the visit to the Stagville Plantation.


Guacamole Dip

A healthy snack for your church meeting

developed by Church Health Center Wellness

First Steps Toward Mental Health Ministry

Two leaders answer starting questions

A Journey with Our City, Ourselves, and Our God

A pilgrimage of pain and hope

by Reynolds Chapman

An Internist’s Life Calling to Addiction Work

Q&A with Dr. Anderson Spickard, Jr.


The C Word

A review of a new film on the body’s natural defenses against cancer

reviewed by Lauren Hales

Partnering Police and Pastors

Memphis Police Department’s Clergy Police Academy

by Stacy Smith

Of Popsicles, Fountains, and God

Chasing the vision of God in our lives

by Scott Morris

New Moon Smiling

All I could hear were the sounds God’s world makes

by Larry Kinard

All Roads Lead to the Kitchen Table

A pilgrimage of community and broken paths

by Ashley-Anne Masters

Jumpstart Your Pilgrimage

Setting out on your at-home spiritual journey

Of Foreign Lands and Sacred Space

Pilgrimage through mental illness to restoration

by Barbara Scott

Why Are You Doing This?

A pilgrim's gift of hindsight

by Daniel H. Martins

Beat the Heat this Summer

Health ministry flyer

Hope for Caregivers

Find daily moments of refreshment with Henri J. M. Nouwen

Editor’s Note

by Rachel Davis

The Nature of Care

Claiming the church’s voice in the culture of caregiving

The Day No One Spoke Up

Applying love when injustice shows up

by Barbara L. Roose

Justice and Care

Two sides of the ethical coin

by Kendra G. Hotz

Reversing the Roles

Little daughters, grown-up decisions, and saying good-bye

by Susan Palwick

There Are No Free Teddy Bears

Be someone who doesn't let that happen

by Scott Morris

Like a Little Child

Humbly reaching for God’s hand

by Lizzy Cook

Keeping Company at the End-of-Life

Ten ways to care for your loved one and yourself.

by Tracy Hilts

Sharing the End-of-Life Sojourn

A profound call on body and spirit

by Tracy Hilts

Community Cares

Q & A with Shane Stanford

by Shane Stanford

Bible Study Suggestions

Model for Healthy Living

Fair Trade Food and Goods

Food choices for community well-being

Five Ways Congregations Can Support Caregivers


Healthy Responses to Spiritual Trauma

A review of Sacred Wounds: A Path to Healing from Spiritual Trauma by Teresa B. Pasquale

The Downward Spiral of Payday Loans

What your church can do to help

Too Tired to Care

Recovery from the wounds of personal care fatigue

by Shane Stanford

Veterans at Home

5 Questions with Dr. Dan Libby

by Lauren Hales

Crisis Mode Calling

Receiving care with grace and gratitude

by Gwen Ellis

Prayers for medical procedures

No Whispers

Caregiving for mental illness

by Cynthia Davis

A Godly Plan for Health

Q&A with Brent Egan, MD

by Stacy Smith

Comfort from a Furry Friend

Lutheran church comfort dogs spread mercy and compassion

by Mary Boland

Exchanging Balance for Rhythm

A review of Inside Job: Doing the Work within the Work by Stephen W. Smith

reviewed by Susan Martins Miller