Educational Resource for Christian Living and Healing!
A Better Living Experience (ABLE)
Of course Christians have crisis! As human beings, we are surrounded by temptation, we all make mistakes and we all suffer with trials in our lives. Unfortunately, there are well-intended Christians who attempt to minister to
those suffering or in crisis without realizing how their words of wisdom could
actually be counter-productive and potentially harmful.
This book is a resource for ministry leaders, parents, teachers and care-givers
regarding mental illness, chronic pain, abortion, abuse and addictions. It also
covers marital and family issues. There are facts included throughout the book to
reveal the prevalence of each topic and listed resources to increase knowledge in
those areas. Scripture is included throughout the book to provide solid Christian
counsel through each topic.
If someone came up to you today to reveal they are considering suicide or that they are addicted to porn or prescribed drugs, would you know what to say to
them? What if someone wants to talk to you because they believe their spouse is
having an affair, or a mother believes her child is being molested or bullied, or
their adult child is being abused by their spouse? Would you know how to advise
them? Are your words subjective? Are they productive? Are your words factual
As a church, we need to teach that Christ is a loving and forgiving God. We need to have compassion for the misunderstood. As a church, we need to be knowledgeable of current fads, common problems in societies and families so we
know how to respond to crises appropriately. As a church, we need to encourage
a safe environment for those in need. We need to minister to people with open
minds and open hearts. And we need to know when it is time to reach out for
ISBN 978-1-64114-461-2 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-64114-462-9 (digital)
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