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Shared Grace: NACSW’s Blog

Is It Christian Love or Codependency?

A mother sat across from me weeping profusely one evening.  I had just presented a brief psycho-education session about codependency.  She admitted to me that she had left her previous therapist to seek me out because she thought that a new counselor would support her in her desire to protect her so...
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Trusting God’s Design of Family

I first moved to Thailand in 2009, because as a follower of Christ and a social worker, I felt deeply burdened to engage trafficking and child exploitation internationally. I joined a grassroots organization working along the Thailand-Myanmar border where thousands of Burmese people have fled due to...
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Agents of Transformation: NACSW’s Potential to Bridge a Longstanding Theological Divide

The mission statement of our church is a bit unusual.  After months of prayer and soul searching, this is what emerged: Level Ground Community Church seeks to be a thriving example of the power of God; agents of Jesus Christ fostering transformation in people, places, and systems.  As we unveiled it...
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