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Preparing for Change

Juliet Caceres, Psy.D. Lent is a time of preparation. During the 40 days of Lent, we identify with the time Jesus entered the wilderness. Lent is a time of dying to the self because new beginnings require a letting go of the old in order to embrace the new, much like a seed that must die […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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How To Cultivate The Power of Peace Within The Church

Lisa Murray, M.A., LMFT Peace.  Everyone wants peace.  Global peace.  Racial peace.  Peace within our families and peace within our hearts.  We want relief from our brokenness, healing from our pain. In our efforts to find peace, we grasp at everything around us—our relationships, our finances, our careers, even our faith—to bring us that coveted […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Who Is The Least of These?

Sandy Egle, M.S. The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ – Matthew 25:40 I want to challenge us to think about who is the “least of these”.  I believe that the answer to this question is relative.  We […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Christian Counseling – Treating the Disease rather than the Symptoms

Joshua Spaulding Christian leaders dedicate their lives to the advancement of the gospel. The gospel is the power of God for salvation (Romans 1:16). The “salvation” referred to in the first chapter of Romans (and throughout the Scriptures) is spiritual. It is the salvation from the penalty, power and presence of sin. Though God certainly […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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When You Love Someone Who is Facing Addiction

  Chemical dependence is occurring at epidemic proportions in the world in which we live. During President Obama’s recent and final State of the Union address, he spent some of those precious moments discussing the topic of addiction and the effects it has and will continue to have on our nation if left unabated. As […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Dr. Tim Jennings: Champion of Health Award

  Dr. Jennings has been named a Champion of Health by True Health Broadcasting Network in association with Health Institute for Preventive Care, Access, Research and Education (HIPCARE) and True Health TV and will be presented with the “Legacy Champion of Health” award at a Gala on Saturday, April 16, 2016, 6pm to 10pm at […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Taking in God’s Love

Juliet Caceres, PsyD. February is the month of love. What better time to contemplate the source of all love and to consider His extraordinary love for us? A “love” scripture often quoted is Song of Solomon 6:31: “I belong to my beloved, and his desire is for me.” What a beautiful declaration of the certainty […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Lessons for the Clinician through the Steps of AA

Raymond Alvarez, MS, LCSW As I began working in the field of substance abuse, I learned that addiction and Christianity have more in common than one might think. Four years ago, I was asked, “Why substance abuse?” At the time I shared that it is nice to work in a field where there is so […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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A Special Place with God

Julie Woodley,  M.A. This place. This place that God has me in; this vulnerable, dependent space where I find pure beauty and joy has awakened my heart to do something more. It reminds me that the world is dying to know and experience this kind of extravagant love as well. The more I give away, […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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The Baby Boomers’ Dilemma: Generativity or Stagnation?

Jacqueline Gatewood, Psy.D. I remember when my youngest was going through the tantrum phase; my friends were quick to advise: “It’s just a stage. He’ll outgrow it.” And so it was—just a stage, one of many. It seems that life is made up of going through stages and, according to theorists, this continues over a […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago