August 26, 2019

Stop Leaning, Start Rowing

Speaking the truth in love sometimes means saying nothing. In other words, let your actions do the talking, and learn to learn from those who acted before you. The experiences that come from making your own discovery go much further in remapping your brain and retraining your body than getting […]
August 19, 2019

Pedestals and Bluffs, Unnecessary Parenting Risks

Pedestals and Bluffs, Unnecessary Parenting Risks Parenting in general is a practice of humility. The family benefits most when the parent or parents remember the message does not originate with them, but emanates from an elevated source. If parents believe it is up to them to devise and develop a […]
July 3, 2018

A Letter to Dr. Gentry Part #1

A letter to Dr. Gentry from Rebecca Leimkuehler, Principal of Holiday Park School Over the last few months I have written dozens of emails to you, all stored in my drafts, concerning work. They were never sent as I am just not clear on the direction. At the end of […]
May 3, 2018

Powerful Voices Crossing Boundaries : The Second Post-Conference Reflection of The Resilient Church

This article was originally posted on the ICTG Blog April 28, 2018 The Resilient Church Conference Powerful Voices Crossing Boundaries : The Second Post-Conference Reflection of The Resilient Church One month ago, I wrote a blog post titled “From Mistrust to Hope” that reflected on The Resilient Church conference. In this blog, […]
April 21, 2018

Don’t Wait, Don’t Rush

Don’t Wait, Don’t Rush Trauma Informed Parenting Making Space to Heal There’s the adopted child who comes to the parent and asks about his before life; the foster child who is anxious to talk about her feelings. Then, there are those who say nothing and ask nothing. Trauma-informed parents don’t […]
March 15, 2018

From Mistrust to Hope: A Post-conference Reflection of The Resilient Church

This article was originally posted on the ICTG Blog March 12, 2018  The Resilient Church Conference From Mistrust to Hope: A Post-conference Reflection of The Resilient Church On February 9th, 2018, Pure Heart Church and The Faithful City (TFC) hosted “The Resilient Church Conference” (short video here) in Glendale, Arizona. There were 25 speakers who conducted […]