New Name

by Dr. Heather Roberts In the early spring, when it produces its seeds that look like cotton, it is commonly called a cottonwood tree. Later, when the leaves mature, it’s called the Quaking Aspen because even in the mildest breeze the leaf quakes. The flat shape of its stalk that attaches to the leaf allows for the extraordinary pivot that …

First Steps of Recovery

By Priscilla Lack When we begin a healing journey, our first steps are unique to us. Over time, we may meet other fellow journeyers who’ve had similar experiences. Even if we’ve recovered from different issues, we still share our stories―identifying what it was like when we first chose to pursue our own inner healing. We reminisce how the early days of this journey were …

Interview with Dr. John D. Garr

On this radio archive, Priscilla interviews recognized Hebrew scholar Dr. John D. Garr. He is the president of Hebraic Christian College, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Discussing his book God and Women, Dr. John D. Garr sheds light upon some of the mistaken traditions surrounding God’s image. Beginning with the Garden of Eden, Dr. Garr goes in-depth as to how these …

Discernment 2024

Discernment is an ability we can develop and experience in our daily lives. In this teaching, Priscilla Lack covers various elements in regards to discerning the world around us, which includes our relationships. Growing in discernment is a highly valued treasure in the Kingdom of God. 34 min. More on this topic: A Listening Heart

God Listens to Us

by Joanne Couture I love the LORD, because he has heard    my voice and my pleas for mercy.Because he inclined his ear to me,    therefore I will call on him as long as I live. (Psalm 116:1-2) Psalm 116 is part of a group of hymns called the Hallel that were traditionally sung during the Passover meal.  Therefore, it is likely to …

Breaking Free

Breaking Free by Megan Cooper As I began my difficult healing journey from “the life “and sexual exploitation, it required a renewing of my mind and a desire to live for Christ. For me, Christian-based groups and an empathetic Christian counselor has been vital for my healing. There was also an evangelistic outreach ministry called New Name that helped me …

Gratitude is Healing

by Priscilla Lack A genuine outlook of gratitude is healing, but the development of this trait can be a process. Some schools of thought describe gratitude as an emotion. It’s true, when we feel gratitude, we find a deeper heart connection – it becomes a more meaningful experience.  In certain situations, we might pretend to be grateful because it’s the thing to do, but …

A Listening Heart

by Priscilla Lack Many of us are seeking more discernment in our lives. For a number of us, our seeking may cause us to reminisce about the times we’ve had the wool pulled over our eyes. We might remember how our slip-ups didn’t come from something obvious, but they came by inches at a time. Each inch gained access to …

Train up a Child

by Priscilla Lack Childhood hurts can be viewed as unimportant. Perhaps we grew up learning to push them far far away. Unfortunately, if we continue to disregard these types of hurts, we often end up letting them influence our current mindsets. As children, our upbringing naturally becomes part of how we approach life and our relationships as an adult. We …

Secret Formulas

by Priscilla Lack Discovering new insights brings freedom. Sometimes our most freeing insights reveal themselves in difficult packages we normally wouldn’t choose. When this happens, it can take time to unpack the benefits coming from these types of insights. I’m reminded of a quote by James A. Garfield: “The truth shall set you free, but first it will make you …