All in Emotionally Healthy
Lots of us know that God wants us to live in joy, but what even is joy and what does that mean when life is tough? Ruth unpacks what it means to have joy even in the most difficult circumstances and gives some practical tools to help us process hard times in a healthy way, both emotionally and spiritually.
Long time friend of The Well Revd. Nick Crawley joins us to teach from Philippians chapter 4 on the practicalities of a mature, emotionally healthy church community. How do we settle disputes? What is a healthy rhythm of engaging with the bible and prayer? What are the foundations of living well in community?
All of us experience loss as we navigate life. As we experience any level of loss it is important to learn to grieve well. Grief is never something to get over but to walk through.
All through the scriptures we see biblical characters battle prayerfully with the emotions of loss and grief. As part of this talk Marjorie interviews Jo Mckinnis on the tragic death of her little boy a few years ago and how she has walked this journey with God.
Charlotte explores how God's power meets us in our weakness. Our life journey will carry highs and lows, so how do we as followers of Jesus walk faithfully with authenticity and vulnerability?
If we’re honest disappointment is something we deal with on a daily basis, from the small to those big life disappointments and even disappointment with God and life itself. How do we walk through these disappointments in faith when all around us others can be getting the breakthroughs we want?
How do we find God and walk with Him through the valley of disappointment and find His hope and promise, even where it feels like all hope is lost?
Mary Wren takes a theological and professional healthcare approach to anxiety from a faith and medical perspective focusing on walking free from anxiety.
Sharing his own story in vulnerability and hope, Nick talks us through what it is like to experience emotional pain. Christians are never exempt from emotional pain, but they are best placed to be able to pass that pain onto Jesus' broad shoulders and find hope and healing through the tender presence and transforming power of God's Holy Spirit.
Marjorie introduces the Spring 2019 teaching series 'The Emotionally Healthy Church'. Looking at a good day and a bad day in Jesus' life, how did Jesus handle strong emotions? She challenges us to be honest with our emotions and submit our desires to God.