Counseling Corner Archives

2018 Year In Review

November 29, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th 2018 has been a WOW! kind of year. Regardless of what side of the table you sit on, we can agree at least on one thing: 2018 has been an interesting, exciting, challenging and somewhat chaotic year. While it is easy to focus on the… [Read More]

#Season of giving (Week 3)

November 15, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th The Salvation Army includes social justice as part of its ministry work. God’s people have also recognized their responsibility toward social ministry. We are to care for others because Jesus directed us to do so. Some of the ways we can engage in the works… [Read More]

#Season of giving (Week 1)

November 1, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” – Prov. 11:25 This is the season of thanksgiving and giving. Since a thankful, grateful heart gives, you will be encouraged this month to find opportunities to give to others. Giving to others isn’t… [Read More]

Avoiding burnout: Warning signals (Week 3)

October 18, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “…he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” – Ps. 23:2b-3, NIV In continuation of the series “Avoiding Burnout,” it is important to know the signs to look for, the warning lights that signal burnout. In an article titled: Warning Signals You Can’t… [Read More]

Avoiding burnout (Week 2)

October 11, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “…he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” – Ps. 23:2b-3, NIV This month this column is focusing on the topic of burnout for two reasons: First, to clarify the aspects of burnout and identify its work-related implications, including, but not limited to… [Read More]

Avoiding burnout (Week 1)

October 4, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “…he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” Ps. 23:2b-3, NIV ‘I’m so burned out!’ ‘I need a vacation!’ ‘This stress is wearing me out!’ These and similar comments are often voiced by those who are stressed out and are close to burnout…. [Read More]

Fall is Coming! #ANewSeason: Week 2 – Exercise! (cont’d)

September 6, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Autumn is the season of change.” -Chinese proverb Fall starts a new season as well as an opportunity for new beginnings. This month, this column is taking a look at ways to start afresh this new season by adding healthy habits to your regular schedule…. [Read More]

Fall is Coming! #ANewSeason: Week 1 – Exercise!

August 31, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald On September 22, 2018, the fall season begins. Summer will be gone, the weather will begin to change, and a new fall television lineup will emerge. With any new season… [Read More]

Titus 2: Bridging the ‘Generational Gap’ (Conclusion)

August 23, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column has served as a recap of a Mother’s Board Luncheon sponsored by the Progressive Baptist Church, Milwaukee, the Rev. Walter J. Lanier, Pastor. Progressive placed a focus on a much-needed solutions for a problem plaguing many churches, and that is bridging… [Read More]

Titus 2 Mentoring (Week 3)

August 16, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th Most churches are struggling with the problem of the generational gap. It is incumbent that churches address this issue because it is a real one. As the gap widens, it will continue to drive away talented and gifted young people and progressive thinkers. The key… [Read More]