Lauren Hales is the assistant editor for Church Health Reader and a faith community relations coordinator at Church Health.

The C Word

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

by Lauren Hales

Culinary Medicine

A healing embrace of understanding food

by Lauren Hales

Veterans at Home

5 Questions with Dr. Dan Libby

by Lauren Hales

The Root of Dental Care

Keep your smile bright and your mouth healthy

by Lauren Hales

Congregational Mental Health

A review of The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention by Rachael A. Keefe

by Lauren Hales

Mental Health First Aid

Bandages and splints for the mind

by Lauren Hales

Congregations Working for Workers

Be the link for fair tax refunds

by Lauren Hales

Celebrating Men’s Health Month

Four ways to support healthy habits

by Lauren Hales

Sanctuary, Silence, and Service

A congregation’s venture into mindful worship

by Lauren Hales

The Root of Dental Care

by Lauren Hales

Bible Study on the Move

Walking, talking, praying, and community

by Lauren Hales

Adverse Childhood Experiences

What they are, why they matter, and what a congregation can do

by Lauren Hales

Sacred Space of Community and Worship

Black Church Food Security Network

by Lauren Hales

FAITH! Fostering African-American Improvement in Total Health

by Lauren Hales

Centering Prayer

Set an intention to become open to God’s presence

by Lauren Hales

Culinary Medicine

A healing embrace of understanding food

by Lauren Hales

Congregational Conversations on Death and Dying

Workshops and resources make the talking easier

by Lauren Hales

Gym Phobia

Conquering nerves about joining a gym

by Lauren Hales

Fight Fear of Falling

Tips for Avoiding Fall-related Medical Events

by Lauren Hales