Entries for the 'Communication' Category
By: Sherry Camelleri
Parents have been busy securing school supply lists, organizing clothing, and shopping for necessary items to prepare their children for a new school year. Activity forms must be completed and special equipment purchased. Perhaps a basic physical and proof of insurance coverage along with registrati...
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By: Jerry Thacker
A recent discussion in our PhD class centered upon the lack of attention our children seem to be paying to things around them. This phenomenon, which I call "social autism" in which students are wired into iPods and mp3 players, creates people who are listening to one world while walking around in a...
By: Anne Schroeder
I was thirty-six and in the middle of the-mother-of-all-prideful-battles with my husband, Steve. We were hardly even speaking to each other. I was tired of our life. Tired of him. Tired of him being tired of me. But an ironic thing happened.
My body told me the day after, but in those days before h...
By: Tom Lothamer
Jeff* was recently elected to the board of a pregnancy care center. It didn't take long before he discovered that some previous decisions made by the board seemed contrary to good board policymaking and ministry development. He wondered about the background and rationale for those decisions.
By: Jerry Thacker
My younger daughter is finishing up her masters' degree in counseling at a local university. She also works in the student assistance center helping those who need remedial help. The other day, a student came in for help with her paper, the topic of which was "The Distracting Nature of Texting." Whi...
By: Sydna Massé
For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries. Psalm 112:6-8
"You've placed our center in great harm! HOW COULD Y...
By: Nancy Knowlton
Every day at the Cookeville Pregnancy Clinic we receive phone calls that begin with questions, such as:
"Could I make an appointment for an abortion?"
"Do you do abortions there?"
"How much does an abortion cost?"
"Where can I find a free abortion?"
"Are you an abortion clinic?"
As the directo...
By: Elaine Ham
After 15 years in the pregnancy resource center/medical clinic ministry, not much that I hear surprises me. However, recently I spoke with a pregnancy resource executive director who made the statement that her biggest enemy was the church because they would not financially support her center. That ...