RESPONSE TO TODD WHITE

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Todd White, a well-known minister, recently put a teaching online of why it is not necessary to get “inner healing.” I’d like to respond. I believe that many in the Church are physically sick (including healing ministers themselves) because they have been taught to repress their emotions. We are told in Proverbs 17:22 that bitterness … Read More

SPIRITUAL ABUSE

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

I’ve recently read three excellent memoirs of people who left toxic religious cultures. They were from different groups, but the groups had these things in common: Authoritarian Leadership – The leader exercised control over them. They were expected to submit, even if they didn’t agree. Unquestioning obedience was necessary. Shame and Guilt – They were … Read More

Feel Your Emotions

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

Many people repress their emotions. When asked how they are doing, the answer is always “fine.” Some people turn to addictive behavior to help them cope with emotional pain instead of allowing themselves to feel negative emotions and release them in a healthy way. Trapped emotions can manifest in our bodies. Your heart might ache, … Read More

A GOOD APOLOGY

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

You can repair relationships through a good apology. A bad apology is “I’m sorry you feel that way.” What makes a good apology? You need to be specific about what you are sorry for. You need to state a clear “I’m sorry for….” statement. You should state how you understand what you did hurt the … Read More

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Kari BrowningBlog, Healing

We need to go “Back to the Future!” “Future medicine will be the medicine of frequencies.” ~ Albert Einstein “The next big frontier in medicine is energy medicine.” ~ Dr. Oz Abraham, the father of our faith, wore a stone around his neck that he used to heal people (according to the Talmud). It was … Read More