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Church’s View of Singleness

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Part 2 of V on Singles Ministry in a Couple’s Culture Church As a single, what has your experience in church been like? Do you feel welcomed, neglected or something else? Throughout church history there has been error and extreme views from both sides of the marriage/singleness issue that has influenced the church’s attitude about singleness. The Hebrew Rabbinic Talmud states, “The man who is not married at 20 is living in sin.” On the other side, church ascetics have lifted singleness up as a holier call or higher station in life than being married.  The Catholic Church even went so...

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Getting to Know the Bridgehaven Staff

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Dr. Neale Davis, Executive Director/Durham Office Dr. Davis enjoys and appreciates the trust people express when sharing their stories. He has been counseling formally since the Bridgehaven office opened, but has been involved in counseling most of his life. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1982 before working in Atlanta until his wife also graduated from UGA. They both served with Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) after getting married. Dr. Davis served with Cru for 28 years before opening up the Bridgehaven Durham office in 2012. He holds a masters and a doctor of...

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Dangerous Calling Blog Summary

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Exploring the signs that indicate a pastor or Christian worker’s zeal of God and ministry may be waning or becoming unhealthy and how to sustainable love God by serving His people.  Utilizing the book “Dangerous Calling” by Paul Tripp we want to care for the caregivers in this time and offer a weekly devotional blog series for ongoing encouragement and aftercare The Impact of Misdirected Identity  by Neale Davis Strengthened by Grace by Omar King Knowing Christ by Kathy King  Success is Great by Neale Davis  Signs of Losing Our Way by Neale...

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Addiction Recovery Process Group

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

     Starting January 12th, Bridgehaven will offer our next Addiction Recovery Group for those who struggle with substance or behavioral addictions.      These groups are designed to assist those entangled in life dominating patterns. Our recovery groups provide a structured therapeutic environment, which can be supplemented by individual counseling. This allows us to provide an intensive form of care for those whose addictive struggle require more than a recovery group alone.      Bridgehaven groups are intended to advance the process of change for our clients, and enhance the...

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Robin Williams’ Battle with Depression

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Caroline von Helms, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is the title most media outlets are using when reporting on the recent suicide of Robin Williams.  It sounds much nicer than “Robin Williams Kills Himself”.  But, this is the raw reality of what happened.  Robin Williams it appears struggled with/was diagnosed with/had/was born with, whatever terminology you want to use, depression. As a result, he decided he didn’t want it anymore, so he took matters in his own hand and fell victim to the lies that depression tells you.  In light of this public figure who many of us grew up watching on Mork and Mindy, loved in...

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Bridgehaven launching ‘Addiction Recovery Group’

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Starting September 15th, Bridgehaven will begin offering an Addiction Recovery Group for those who struggle with substance or behavioral addictions. These groups are designed to assist those entangled in life dominating patterns. Our recovery groups provide a structured therapeutic environment, which can be supplemented by individual counseling. This allows us to provide an intensive form of care for those whose addictive struggle require more than a recovery group alone. Bridgehaven groups are intended to advance the process of change for our clients, and enhance the pastoral care /...

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