Posts made in May, 2014

The Race that is Set Before Us

Posted by on May 3, 2014 in Bridgehaven Team, Chris Ball | 0 comments

You could argue that the biblical story is about three locations. The garden in Genesis was a location of perfection and beauty but became a place of sin and trouble. The hill of Calvary was a place of both horrible suffering and transforming grace. And the New Jerusalem, that place of peace and refuge lit by the brightness of the Son, will be our final refuge forever. (Paul David Tripp, Dangerous Calling, p. 109) When running long distances competitively, it makes sense to emphasize the physical fitness component required to race. But when listening to those participating in marathons,...

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How Do I Know If My Child Might Need Counseling?

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Caroline von Helms | 2 comments

This is a question that I get from many parents. As parents,  we struggle at times to know what is needed. This article is a summary of certain things that may show that your child may need someone who is trained and outside their family and friend circle to speak or “play” with. The most obvious time a child would need counseling is if a significant trauma has taken place. I state this as obvious, but trauma is sometimes the most overlooked.   Typically if a trauma has happened to the child it has happened to the family. Adults have unrealistic views that children will be “OK” even...

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