Everyone wants to live a healthy, long life. The A to Z Guide to Healthier Living is a practical, scientifically reliable, biblically sound, and easy-to-read handbook that combines current research on living healthfully with important findings on the connection between longevity and faith. From commonsense advice to innovative ideas on how to live better one day at a time, this book is a unique and welcome resource for healthy living.
Help and Hope for an Unexpected JourneyDo real Christians commit suicide? Yes, they do. And for those left behind, the journey following such a tragedy is unbearably painful. Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love is a compassionate and practical guide that addresses the intensely personal issues of survivors of suicide (SOS). This gentle and faith-affirming resource helps survivors know what to expect, especially during the first year following a suicide. It includes personal stories of survivors and suggestions on how to move beyond survival to live life again. Designed for use by individuals, couples, and SOS groups, this book offers help for parents, siblings, friends, and extended families, as well as practical guidelines for pastors, Christian counselors, and other church leaders. Topics include:• What to do in the immediate aftermath of a suicide• Handling guilt and understanding the role of depression in suicides • Dealing with questions of faith and meaning • Creating a support system• Choosing a Christian therapist• Trusted resources and websites
Biebel helps readers understand the emotional and spiritual trauma that hurting friends are experiencing and suggests practical ways in which they can be comforted. A great tool for church leaders, laypersons, or others in leadership who want to reach out to hurting people, but don't know how. Targeted mailings.