Mission: To provide individuals and/or families faced with difficult circumstances the opportunity to experience the love of god and the support of a community of caring people (for religious purposes)to provide and be involved in a network of other organizations for members of step families, including adults and childrento provide christian-based professional, pastoral, and /or biblical counseling and/or advice to individuals and/or families faced with difficult challenges of life who cannot afford the normal counseling feesto provide individuals with support groups for the purposes of exploring biblical answers and alternative to personal wholeness issuesto provide educational resources to the community on personal wholeness issues, including, but not limited to, divorce, step families, the effect of early childhood wounding, and personal trauma griefto provide an annual conference that addresses these same personal wholeness issues and/or step family issues, and suggestions/ideas/plans on ho
Programs: The purpose and goal of counseling is to affect change in heart attitudes, cognitions (thoughts), behaviors and feelings which will enable the individual(s) to live productive and satisfying life(s) in relation to god, others and self. 1. To be em pathetically and emotionally present for the client during the session. 2. To be actively involved in christian fellowship, listening prayer and related biblical and psychological studies. 3. To help facilitate, mediate and restore (when necessary) the client's relationship with god, self and others. 4. To assist the client in making attainable goals concerning future behavior. 5. To hold the client accountable and responsible for past behaviors that have damaged interpersonal relationships. 6. To be actively involved in a prayer ministry for our clients. 7. To bring all spiritual and professional knowledge (both rational and intuitive) to bear on each session. 8. To take a thorough case history in order to develop insight and revelation into past and current relationships. The following were the number of counseling sessions during 2014:414 sessions with individuals;78 sessions with couples;20 sessions with families (more than two in a family); and404 sessions of individuals in groups. In addition, there were 136 pro bono counseling sessions in 2014. The individuals receiving these counseling sessions were not charged a fee or were charged a reduced fee. Fees foregone through pro bono work was $ 11,560 and fee forgone by fee reduction was $ 4,692. The total pro bono fee forgone was $ 16,252
the purpose and goal of the conferences is to address the personal wholeness and/or family issues with suggestions/ideas/plans how to work through difficulties. Role playing and visual and audio examples utilizing movies, books, cd's, dvd's and other software designed to facilitate interaction among individuals and families dealing with difficult issues. Conferences during 2014:activating the seer anointing: june 20 & 21 content-a foundational teaching. The struggles many believers are weighted down by the concerns of the world that it becomes difficult to break free and concentrate on the teachings of the lord. The teachings were how to relax in the presence of the lord and let go of everything that hinders being able to draw upon the lord's presence the conference was taught by retired col. James durham and his wife gloria. Number in attendance: 47the next conference was:"exploring the heavenly realm" nov 14 & 15content: dr. Cox re-defined his foundation of the gifting god grants to us to explore the complexities of the spiritual world. He develops discernment and the understanding and the use of spiritual gifts as well as helping christians walk in a closer relationship with jesus christ. The presenter was:dr. Paul cox, director of aslan's place, apple valley cathe number in attendance: 90no pro bono conferences service to other ministries during 2014
the purpose of the books, cds, dvds and other software is to provide tools that will enhance the instruction and examples used during sessions.