Entries for the 'Ministry' Category
By: Melissa Heiland
As a person who has been involved in ministry for many decades, I am becoming increasingly concerned about competition in ministry. I know it has a very ugly sound and no one likes to admit it, but I don’t see how we can ignore the obvious. In ministry, everybody seems to be keeping score. In ...
By: Michael Heiland, MD
Spanish version: El Virus Zika
The Zika virus (ZikV) belongs to the same family of viruses as dengue, West Nile Virus, and Yellow fever. It is carried by the same mosquitoes that carry dengue and chikingunya and is currently being spread through virtually every Central and Northeastern South Americ...
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By: Tom Lothamer
I’m pleased to introduce another issue of At the Center and trust you’ll be blessed by the articles. It is a privilege for Life Matters Worldwide to minister to you through these educational and timely articles.
I’d like to offer a word of encouragement and challenge. The Ho...
By: Michele D. Shoun
Pregnancy care centers in the United States know the value of collaboration. They find strength and encouragement in joining regional, state, or national coalitions. Such partnerships solve problems together and share best practices. They serve to unify the movement as a whole and provide a source o...
By: Matt Haviland
I was not a Christian when my daughter’s mother became pregnant. Although she and I were not together and I had no idea of what the future held, I was simultaneously ecstatic about becoming a dad and terrified of the unknown. I remember a conversation she and I had early in the pregnancy. Alth...
By: Alana Terry
When my husband Phillip and I got married, we figured we'd wait about a year before we tried to get pregnant. Two months after our wedding I started volunteering at CareNet Pregnancy Center, where I learned about the miracle of carrying and delivering babies into the world. I helped fold tiny little...
By: Sherry Camelleri
Recently, God gave me a very special gift. It didn't have a pretty bow or colorful paper. I didn't find it under the Christmas tree or in a stocking hanging on the mantle. No, it was given to me on an ordinary day, when I least expected it. Has that ever happened to you?
One of the vital ministry s...
Over the summer months, the noise of loud voices seemed to increase. I learned the names of the two neighbor boys because I heard their names yelled repeatedly by their mother or father. Then I realized that I no longer heard the mother calling the names of her children. She had left.
The two boy...