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Archive for December, 2013

Here I Am

“Here I am Lord. Use me as your instrument,” stated the recently trained Peer Counselors at their commissioning service. Shelvis then asked them, “Are you resolved to serve all the people that will come to you with counseling services without partiality on the bases of cultural and tribal affiliation, religion or social status? “Yes, I am with the power of the Holy Spirit,” they responded. While commissioned only last week, the “Peer Cs” worked throughout their 6 months of training and mentoring, and have already witnessed individuals turn from suicidal thoughts, drug use, domestic abuse, and other destructive acts. Their …Continue Reading