Trauma-Informed Church Ministries
How to Be a Healing Church:
Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Ministry,
and Our Wesleyan Theology
Description: Understanding the effects of childhood trauma is essential in ministering to both churches and communities. This webinar will define the various forms of trauma and provide ways to minister through the lens of neurobiology effectively. Attention will be given to the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and how a Wesleyan perspective of hamartiology can provide paths for healing from all kinds of trauma. Emphasis will be placed on de-stigmatizing mental health and promoting spiritual growth.
The Genesis of Shame
In today's episode, Dr. Janyne and I discuss:
what shame is,
her story on the abuse she experienced in the church,
how that affected her view of God and the church, and
how God used a gifted counselor to help her in the healing process.
The Impact of TraumaDuring Stay-at-Home Orders
Key Ministry Webinar Description:
Workshop Description: Trauma Informed Church Ministries
Understanding the effects of childhood abuse is essential in ministering to both churches and communities. This session will address the following questions:
How do we reconcile the research on the physical and behavioral effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) with a Wesleyan understanding of Hamartiology?
How can we encourage spiritual growth without creating additional shame and feelings of worthlessness?
How can survival coping mechanisms be distinguished from conscious choices?
How can understanding the neurobiology of trauma and trauma-informed care lead to the abundant life Jesus intended for every person?
How can the spiritual strength of survivors enrich churches and communities?