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What's in a Name?

Robert Shaw, D.Min.     Excerpted with permission from Created for Significance: Discovering Who Defines Us and How We Obtain our Significance.     Names today, especially exotic names, have become very trendy.  Many of these names are given because of their meanings.  Exotic names also are given to gain the spotlight, often especially for […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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No Other Gods Before Me

Robert Shaw, D.Min.   Excerpted with permission from Created for Significance: Discovering Who Defines Us and How We Obtain our Significance.     Have you ever wondered why God hates idolatry so much?  The very first of the Ten Commandments says, “You shall have no other gods before Me” (Ex. 20:3).  He is making it […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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The Identity Theft Problem

Robert Shaw, D.Min.     Excerpted with permission from Created for Significance: Discovering Who Defines Us and How We Obtain our Significance.   Over the last several years, many of us have had to deal with a problem that can be directly related to the high technology aspects of our time.  In the past, theft […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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Handling Holiday Stress: An Interview with Dr. Eric Scalise

Eric Scalise, Ph.D. Interviewed by Dina Jones, M.A.     We are only three days away from Christmas! How are you doing emotionally? Have you made time to rest and worship? Are you dreading what’s left of your to do list or seeing a certain family member? 75% of people experience “extreme stress” during the holidays, […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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Indiana Jones and the Divorce Stats of Doom

Shaunti Feldhahn OK, raise your hand if you have ever quoted the facts about the 50% divorce rate? Yep, that would be all of us! How about this one? Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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Here’s One of the Best Things Churches Can Do for People with Mental Illness

Amy Simpson, M.B.A. We are thrilled to announce that Amy Simpson will be joining us at the upcoming Church and Mental Health Summit in Chicago, IL, held on November 3-5, 2016. She will be doing a preconference workshop entitled, “Mental Illness: How Churches Can Help“. Sign up today at cmhcsummit.com to hear Amy speak!   “Please don’t […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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Mental Health and the Church

Mikel Kelly, M.A. Someone once said that “necessity is the mother of invention.” What this proverb tells us is that when something is not working ― it needs to be changed. Such is the impetus of all movements both spiritual and political. Early in our nation’s history, our founding fathers concluded the same thing about […]

By THE AACC, 6 years ago
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Why Emotional Abundance Holds the Key To Lasting Peace

Lisa Murray,  M.A., LMFT For most of my life I felt anything but abundant.  I was exhausted trying to be everything for everybody.  I was obsessed with winning other’s approval.  I was terrified of rejection.  I was demanding and critical of myself.  I could never speak my thoughts and feelings and I did my very best […]

By THE AACC, 7 years ago
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Is Emotional Abuse Ever Grounds for Biblical Separation?

Leslie Vernick, M.S.W.   People like to categorize things in black and white, right and wrong, good and bad, and biblical and unbiblical, but I think some things aren’t always so clear. There is no perfect marriage or perfect spouse. All marriages will experience hurt and heartache. But there are marriages that are more than […]

By THE AACC, 9 years ago