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Moving Forward and Hope With PTS

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.” Exodus 20:2 ESV You can create opportunities for new […]

Scars and Forgiveness

I have a collection of scars, some received through no fault of my own. Well, truth be told, nearly all of them could have been prevented. Like the one I […]

No Longer A Victim

WAR IS HELL… It is reported that the first person to utter those words in a public address was William Tecumseh Sherman, the famous Civil War Union General. He said to the 1879 graduating class of Michigan Military Academy, “You don’t know the horrible aspects of war. I’ve been through two wars and I know… I tell you, war is Hell! … let me tell you another story, about a very courageous warrior by the name of Nate Self.

What Does A Military Kid Say About PTSD?

What Does a Military Kid Say About PTSD? Q. What does your father do in the military? A. “My dad is a chaplain in the Navy and he has been […]

PTSD From a Child’s Perspective

PTSD from a child’s perspective: What is happening with my daddy? “We used to go to the park a lot before Daddy went away for such a long time,” said […]

E-Kit: Ministry Suggestions

Ministries Launch Point Your church or group has many skills, talents, resources and ideas which you can utilize in serving the military around you. These suggestions are just a launch point […]

PTSD: How Do I Move Into The Future?

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.” Exodus 20:2 ESV A new year typically offers us […]

Do I Need a Tattoo too?

The air in the room is blue, colored by the obscenity-laden talk from the group.  Arms and necks are decorated with tattoo art.  In fact, I am likely the only […]

Hope VS Wishful Thinking

“Is that present what I think it is? The box looks about the right size. I sure hope so. I’ve really been wanting it. It is hard to wait until […]

Bridges To Healing

Bridges to Healing (BTH) is a ministry initiative launched in 2007 to motivate and train churches to become Bridges to Healing for our military service men and women who are […]

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