Counseling Corner Archives

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]

Titus 2 Mentoring (Week 2)

August 10, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month this column is highlighting a Mother’s Board Luncheon sponsored by the Progressive Baptist Church (Milwaukee). Their emphasis was Titus 2 Mentoring and Bridging the Generational Gap. This week, tips will be provided for the Older Woman (mentor) and then to the Younger Woman… [Read More]

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 5)

July 26, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take charge! Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, for every living thing that moves on the face of Earth….” – Gen. 1:28 (MSG) In Genesis, God commanded humans to be fruitful, fill the Earth and… [Read More]

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 4)

July 19, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take charge! Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, for every living thing that moves on the face of Earth….” Gen. 1:28 (MSG) Did you know that every day we are leaving our human footprint upon… [Read More]

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 1)

June 28, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “God spoke: “Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature. So, they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, the birds in the air, the cattle, And, yes, Earth itself…” – Gen. 1:26 (MSG) God is the owner… [Read More]

Total forgiveness: Don’t blame God (Week 3)

June 14, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column is looking at “Forgiveness” and especially emphasizing a Spiritual Enrichment Women’s Retreat sponsored by the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Milwaukee. The overall theme was: “Godly Women Forgive Totally.” Tammy Porter, the retreat’s coordinator, expounded about why some people blame God for… [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Conclusion)

May 23, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th In 1 Thessalonians 2:7, Paul used mothers to describe God’s love for Israel. “But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother, as one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you.” Paul was describing the gentle, comforting nature of mothers. Paul made… [Read More]

Mothers – A special gift from God (Week three)

May 17, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in West Virginia. She then began a campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States. Jarvis’ holiday has since been adopted by other countries and… [Read More]

National Autism Awareness Month (Conclusion)

April 26, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column has placed the spotlight on autism to raise awareness. There is nothing more frustrating to a parent than when they get ‘the evil eye’ when their child has an emotional meltdown or outburst in public. It is often not due to… [Read More]

National Autism Awareness Month (Week Four)

April 19, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th April is National Autism Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 1 percent of the world population has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (CDC, 2014) and the prevalence in the United States is estimated at 1 in 68 births. (CDC, 2014). There is… [Read More]