I'm still trying to figure it out too! I'm a child of God that has a lot to say. I've been given a platform on the air to say it but I tend to be a bit lengthy so enter my personal blog.
My journey has been full as a single adoptive parent. As I struggle, I’m looking for answers and respite through writing. My mom wanted me to write a book and I'm working on that, so bear with me as I fumble my way through.
I'm working on balancing my extremely fun work life with my personal life that is filled with challenges these days. I know that God will see me to victory so... welcome to my life.
Chancellor Searcy found himself in the midst of a 365-Day quest to bring souls to Christ and he was obedient. Out of his obedience came the call to write about his journey. Today, Chancellor talks the importance of women waiting on God.
“Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!”
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “One in 5 Americans is affected by mental health conditions. Stigma is toxic to their mental health because it creates an environment of shame, fear and silence that prevents many people from seeking help and treatment. The perception of mental illness won’t change unless we act to change it.”
As a way to bring awareness, the Month of May is recognized as Mental Health Month.
I spoke with Hollis M. Evans, LMSW who has a Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University and a Bachelor’s in Religious Education from Detroit Bible College. Evans founded Center of Behavioral Therapy in 1983 with a desire to provide avenues for the Christian community to receive Christian based therapy. Mr. Evans practice emphasizes in youth and families, marital couples, employee performance, disability claims, and the treatment of grief and loss and depressive disorders.
We jumped into questions like:
A: The stigma of mental health and the black church
B: Is seeing my pastor for an issue the same as seeing a therapist? And,
C: How he incorporates Biblical principles into his therapy sessions?
Chancellor Searcy found himself in the midst of a 365-Day quest to bring souls to Christ and he was obedient. Out of his obedience came the call to write about his journey. Today, Chancellor talks about the importance of the Holy Bible and how it is TRUTH. He also gives details about the Bible’s credibility.
II Corinthians 4:18
“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”