OVERVIEW

CHRIST IS LIFE

God’s desire for everyone is to live “life in abundance” (John 10:10).  Christ came to set us free; it was costly to Him, free to us!

OUR VISION

The vision for Life Ministries Today is for every man, woman and child to understand and experience this life—resting in His presence, His promises, His power and His provision—free, surrendered, victorious!

What is “Life in Abundance?”

“Life in Abundance” is not the ABSENCE of…
  • pain
  • trials
  • failure
  • sickness
  • suffering
  • hardships
but rather, in Christ, enjoying peace and joy in the midst of…
  • pain
  • trials
  • failure
  • sickness
  • suffering
  • hardships

OUR COUNSELING STAFF

The Lord God has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary…

—Isaiah 50:4

Bruce Hogarth

Bruce Hogarth

Discipleship Counselor

Carey Odum

Carey Odum

Discipleship Counselor

Connie Cobb

Connie Cobb

Discipleship Counselor

THE PARTICIPANT

Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.

—Matthew 11:28–30

Those who engage in discipleship counseling typically are…

FEELING…

  • hurt
  • frustration
  • disappointment
  • confusion
  • anger
  • despair
  • and a myriad of other emotions

SEEKING…

  • relief
  • comfort
  • change of circumstances
  • understanding
  • justification
  • vindication
  • hope

SEARCHING FOR…

  • love
  • acceptance
  • worth/significance
  • value
  • security
  • relief
  • peace
“In my anguish I cried to the Lord, and he answered me by setting me free.”

Psalm 118:5

THE PROCESS

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The staff at Life Ministries Today provides a safe, confidential environment to examine and navigate life’s issues. Trained, experienced and compassionate counselors, staff and volunteers foster a uniquely guided process that allows the participant the opportunity to experience “Christ is Life!” and Life in abundance.

In an environment of safety, being heard, validated and understood…

Examine

  • The ways we seek love, acceptance, worth, security and significance
  • Family of origin
  • Journey into “The Vault”—the warehouse of hidden, stuffed emotions

Expose

  • Belief systems
  • Behaviors associated with belief system
  • Issues of unforgiveness

Extract

  • False belief systems
  • Masks and facades

Exchange

  • An identity rooted in shame with identity established in Jesus Christ
  • Surrender

Experience

  • Forgiveness
  • Freedom
  • Rest in His righteousness
  • Peace
  • Joy (Romans 14:17)

My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you.

—Job 42:5

Schedule an appointment today with one of our counselors! Contact Us

Victory is not attained…
Jesus is your rest, peace, joy…your victory!
Victory is received!

Bruce Hogarth

All of our problems can be traced directly
to a lack of surrender.

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon

We can do as little towards the work
as towards creating the world,
except as God works in us to will and to do.
God only asks of us to yield, to consent, to wait upon Him,
and He will do it all.

Andrew Murray
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