This is a call for healing to begin via liberation theology, the recognition and cessation of self-hatred, self-sabotage and community destructive habits through:
1. intercessory prayer, 2. laying on of hands and anointing(James 5:14)
3. counseling and 4. open-ended assistance and availability.
Women, men, children, families are brought in to apply balm to the wounds of poverty, hunger,addiction, homelessness, self hatred,rejection, generational curses, soul ties, racism, incarceration and recidivism.
Relevant Books: ACCEPTED IN THE BELOVED (Ephesians 1:6); KINGDOM SEED (Isaiah 59:21); Cakes, Crumbs & Crusts, Pomegranate Perfection. The latter two are sermon compilations.
There is a failure to thrive in our communities in general, churches, in particular. These books are self-help character education/development guides thatreinforce God's love and build self-esteem.
The walking wounded come in wrestling with rejection, jealousy, betrayal, bitterness, unforgiveness, fear and doubt.
Some of these issues stem from childhood, education, failed friendships, marriages, and yes, other churches.
Christ has committed to us the ministry of reconciliation. There is no need to sit in church empty and alone, Christ has received you.
YOU ARE SOMEBODY! YOU ARE LOVED!!!