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Lose the Label: Powerless

Jan 29, 2016 3:05:37 PM

Always Numbing

JR Mills first started drinking at 14 with her mom who was an alcoholic. In high school, a friend offered her meth.

“I was addicted the first time I tried it,” says JR.

From an early age, JR felt powerless.

Living under titles

Oct 27, 2015 2:26:08 PM

As a chaplain, a lot of times I see people frustrated with life trying to live up to titles they should have never had in the first place.

Lose the Label: Stupid

Sep 24, 2015 5:41:08 PM

Jeff believed he was stupid for most of his life, but unconditional love and care is helping him realize he's not stupid at all.

Seeing the Image of God in All People

Sep 22, 2015 4:03:53 PM

Every person has sinned. But every person also bears the image of God and is loved by Him. That's why the deserve to be treated with dignity

Daring to Look Past the Label

Sep 17, 2015 4:57:00 PM

Why are labels bad? Pastor Kurt Staeuble describes how labels can become bad and negatively impact the way we see people.

Lose the Label

Sep 10, 2015 3:57:00 PM

Labels prevent us from really seeing people. But when we lose the labels, we are able to see people for who they truly are.