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

Walking in Jordan

Exploring Jesus’ steps in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

by Rachel Davis

Why Walk

A Journey for Body and Spirit

7 Spiritual Practices

The Gift of Spiritual Direction

Listening well, digging deep, and letting go

by Mary Chase-Ziolek

Learning to Throw a Spiritual Practice Punch

Engaging our whole selves to become whole and healthy

by Tara Owens

At Play in God’s Creation: Q&A with Tara Owens

Dancing Away Depression

Liturgical dance as spiritual practice holds out healing hope

by Sarita Wilson

Seeing Healing

Q&A with Lenny Foster

by Stacy Smith

Putting Out the Welcome Mat

The spiritual practice of generosity, hospitality and belonging

by Evelyn Bence

Being Enough

Receiving the gift of being God's beloved child

by Laura Bratton

Racial Reconciliation Over Dinner

Wild Yeast

The benefits of homemade sourdough bread bread

Memphis Meets Masada

On the top of remote Masada, Stacy met the woman who changed his life.

by Scott Morris

On Duty

Seeking deep gladness, responding to deep hunger

by Susan Palwick

There is No Them

Our gifts, our wounds, and our disabilities

by Susan Palwick

A Deep Dive into Disability and Christianity

A review of Disability in the Christian Tradition: A Reader, edited by Brian Brock and John Swinton

reviewed by Mary Boland

Faithful to Empower

Health ministry in every congregation

by J. Elisha Burke

In the Midst of Life

The Episcopal funeral liturgy reminds us that, “In the midst of life, we are in death.” The reverse is also true.

by Susan Palwick

Team Works

Sports, Athletics and Autism

by Mary Boland

The Whole Church

Q&A with Otis Moss III

by Stacy Smith

Caregiver Care

by Mary Boland

What I Learn From Marty: Happy Trails

Traveling on the unexpected paths

by Larry Kinard

Psalm 98 Revisited

by Elizabeth Burke
Book Review

Embracing the Body

Finding God in Our Flesh and Bone

reviewed by Susan Martins Miller

Getting Through the Storm

Faith community nurse serves families of homicide victims

by Lizy Heard

It Takes a Congregation

Health Ministry by Everyone, for Everyone

by Sharon T. Hinton

Why Health Ministry?

Good news through a whole-life lens

by Scott Morris

Retreat into Soul Care

Embracing the outdoors for inner renewal

by Stephen W. Smith

Team Pursuit!

Q&A with Chloe Dygert, 2016 USA Olympian

by Rachel Davis

Nature-Centered Learning

Faith-based nature preschools

by Mary Boland

Critters, Tree Houses and Stars

The church wades in to nature-deficit disorder

by Daniel Deffenbaugh

Shalom and Creation

Protectors, Cultivators, and Servants of the Land

by Lisa Sharon Harper

Restoring the Healer

Spiritual Self-Care for Health Professionals

reviewed by Mary Boland

Thick Faith

Q&A with Lisa Sharon Harper

by Susan Martins Miller

How to Reply When the Wind Speaks Your Name

by Tom Springer

Statement from the Editor

by Stacy Smith

Natural Connections

Q&A with Jennifer Pharr Davis

by Rachel Davis

A Place To Call Home

An organization in Dallas seeks to provide a safe space for homeless youth

by Hannah Walter

God is a Master Planner

by Kat Franchino

A Healthy Church Starts With Healthy Seminarians

How one seminary takes a preemptive strike on unhealthy clergy trends

by Mary Boland

Everyday Ergonomics

Staying happy and healthy at work

by Mary Boland