Underlying Symptoms

Underlying Symptoms When it comes to mental health in the workplace, the numbers don’t lie. Coronavirus has revealed that in our nation, the numbers are ugly. The reality is that we are severely under-prepared to serve our burgeoning mental health crisis.  “We need to accept that mental illness, like any other chronic illness, will become […]

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Do and Don’t

Do and Don’t “A 2019 report from Mind Share Partners found that 80% of workers with a mental health condition said that ‘shame and stigma prevent them from seeking treatment’ — and that just 37% see their company’s leaders as ‘advocates for mental health at work.’”1 This quote in a Forbes article shook me into […]

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The Reality of Mentality

The reality of mentality Mental health was on the decline pre-COVID, it’s only tanked since. Part of the problem lies in the way we talk—or don’t—about mental health. It’s ok to share our physical ailments, but mental illness issues are hush-hush. We cheer on a coworker in their fight against cancer. But are we cheering […]

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On Passion and Purpose

As Kim and I entered a new season of life, we took a mini-sabbatical to pray and consider what it may look like. We spent time seeking His will. We asked the Lord to maximize our gifts, provide discernment to pursue the highest and best opportunities, to put us in places where we can meet […]

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Peacemakers

I’m heartsick that so little has changed since writing this as evidenced by Charleston and Charlottesville and most recently Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. Violence is familiar to me, having grown up in Beirut, Lebanon and spent most of my life traveling to the neediest places on earth. Many times I have experienced the scourge […]

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Thank You Ravi: A Tribute

I’ll never forget meeting Ravi for the first time.  Before I met him in person, I had been following his work. As a budding missiologist, I appreciated watching a modern-day apologist deftly leverage his platform to unify instead of polarize. It was intriguing and refreshing to hear a voice speak truth drenched in grace. I […]

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