Faith & Health News and Updates

  • ‘one of the hardest sermon series I’ve ever preached, but one of the most rewarding.’

    Cindy Novak

    By Rev. Shane Moore, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church in Yakima, Washington Many times I have ideas for a sermon series but do not have the courage to preach the series.  For a whole host of reasons I talk myself out of the idea.  It could be due to not feeling knowledgeable enough on Read More

  • Virtual clergy support group offers a safe space to ‘just be’

    Cindy Novak

    For the past couple of years, faith leaders have found a safe space where they can gather to share their struggles, joys, and concerns. A virtual monthly clergy support group, sponsored by Advocate Aurora Health Faith and Health Partnerships, has provided faith leaders with fellowship, respite – and a place to ‘just be,’ says the Read More

  • COVID-19: One Nurse as Patient’s Journey

    Cindy Novak

    By: Mariann Hisel, Ed.D.; MSN; MBA; RNC-OB; RNC-EFM; LCCE Everyone on this earth has been affected by COVID-19. COVID-19 has changed the world. COVID-19 changed the world in how people interact with each other, how we treat science, how we respect public health, our political views, and our faith.  We have gone from “We are all Read More

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