Posts made in September, 2014

The Lost Art of Solitude

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Bridgehaven Team, Chris Ball | 1 comment

“Solitude does not pull us away from our fellow human beings but instead makes real fellowship possible.”  ~Henri Nouwen “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”  ~Augustine I’ve become increasingly aware of a pervasive affliction, which subtly plagues the Church. It’s guised under the cloak of isolation, but furtively permeates community. It silently screams as it cripples our feeble pursuit of wholeness. In our sociocultural day, the Church has managed to snuff out its capacity to practice solitude. We live in a time where the concept of...

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Letter to Women’s Ministry Leaders

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Beverly Headen, Bridgehaven Team | 0 comments

Dear Women’s Ministry Coordinators, “Every person we minister too is both glorious and broken.” Dr. Sam Williams, Professor Biblical Counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary I love this quote by Dr. Williams because it describes so beautifully the heart of women’s ministry, and all Christian ministry for that matter. I am writing to encourage you in the work you are doing in the Body to reach, support, and counsel women of all ages.There are a few things that are true about most women’s ministries (WM) in local churches: WM have a heart to encourage and care for one another...

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