The Elderly Advantage: Seeing More

Jesus saw more. He saw what others missed in a setting. He saw what mattered in an interaction. He understood the reasons for a situation when others overlooked it. Jesus saw more. In this episode of Breaking Bread, Arlan Miller and Matt Kaufmann highlight critical purpose for the elderly among

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Walking Through the Grief of Suicide

“Grief can’t be avoided; it waits for you to walk through it.” June Knobloch said this. She and her husband understand grief deeply after suffering the loss of their son Jeff to suicide. In this episode of Breaking Bread, Del and June share their story of grief and how they

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Parenting Styles

Describe a parenting scenario to 10 individuals and you are likely to receive 10 different answers on how to best respond. This parenting reality can be both frustrating and relieving because it means there are a variety of ways to handle a specific situation. Research has identified two core factors

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The Benefits of Laughter Podcast

Laughter is relational, healing and necessary. In this episode of Breaking Bread ACCFS clinicians Ted Witzig Jr., Brian Sutter, Kathy Knochel and Kaleb Beyer enjoy a light moment together.  But don’t underestimate the weighty benefits such moments bring to our mental health. There are many matters that concern us: struggle,

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Three Types of Perfectionism

Perfection. A wonderful description of God, but elusive for us as human beings. As believers, we acknowledge the perfect holiness and righteousness of God and that He is without sin or error. It can be difficult to make sense of what perfection means for us, practically and personally, as we

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Hide and Seek

When my kids were young, we played a lot of hide-and-seek. They loved it! The kids would shrill with glee as I counted and they scampered to their respective hiding cubbies. Then, on the prowl, I set out searching, announcing my approach with songs, chants and threats of tickles. Inevitably,

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