The 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 4)

November 22, 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 The Salvation Army is a worldwide and charitable organization and an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible, its ministry is motivated by 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 2)

November 8, 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 The focus this month is on the Salvation Army and the charitable work they do as part of its ministry. Founded in 1865 by William Booth, the Salvation Army continues to… [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 (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 Here! #ANewSeason: Self-Care (Conclusion)

September 27, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” – (Eccl. 3:1) Camille B. Lester is this week’s featured guest columnist. She wears many hats; she is a board-certified counselor/therapist, doctoral student, educator, and the esteemed daughter of Rev. Judith T…. [Read More]

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week4 – eat healthy! (cont’d)

September 20, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Somewhere along the way, I realized that the new year doesn’t begin for me in January. The new and fresh has always come for me in the Fall. Ironically, as leaves are falling like rain, crunching beneath my feet with finality, I am vibrating with… [Read More]

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week 3 – eat healthy!

September 13, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Aprils have never meant much to me, autumn seem that season of beginning…” -Truman Capote This month’s series focus is on wiping the axiomatic slate clean and starting #ANew- Season by taking advantage of the opportunity to start afresh. The last two weeks, this writer… [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]