My wife Tracy Bradford has written this guest post. If anxiety is regularly in your life, here are some practical strategies for dealing with it! Tracy’s Top 10 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety, Especially During the Holidays Anxiety is a very real and overwhelming experience, and for many people who suffer from anxiety, episodes can increase during the holiday season. … Read More
The Bible has actually a lot of content that addresses people who experience deep depression, fear, worry and other issues related to mental health. Check out this week’s message that addresses these problems exactly. Sunday, November 24, I’ll wrap up the series in a message that will explore how to live with someone who is experiencing mental health challenges.
Depression. Anxiety. Post traumatic stress disorder. Suicidal tendencies. Stress. Addiction. Eating disorder. Alcoholism. Risky behavior. Bipolar disorder. Borderline personality disorder. Schizoaffective disorder. And that’s just a start. Numerous studies suggest that as many as 1 in 4 Americans deal with some form of mental illness. Some 40 million people in America take a psychiatric medication every day. If it’s so … Read More
At River City Church, we partner with Convoy of Hope in disaster relief. I know many of you have been looking at the news about the difference we can make in the many difficult situations hitting the US and other parts of North America. See below for updates. You can always give to River City Church and designate your gift … Read More
Celebrate Recovery begins Thursday, October 24th at the River City Community Center at 2842 Old US Hwy 231 on Lafayette’s south side from 7-9 pm. Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a place where men, women, and teens can get help for their life-controlling habits, hang-ups and hurts. CR helps with more than just drug and alcohol addictions and is for anyone … Read More
River City Community Center is excited to announce the start of River of Hope, a grief support program for adults and children ages 4 and above who have experienced the death of someone significant. Through peer-support groups, participants engage in creative, hands-on activities designed to help them express their feelings in a safe and supportive environment and develop healthy coping skills to build … Read More
The local church is the hope of the world. What would be different if the Church were to be who she is?