1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
According to the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) the suicide rate among veterans of all wars averages almost one per hour. This is an underreported figure given that many veterans’ deaths are reported as accidental. Not Of This World Ministry believes that many of these suicides, of which almost 70% are committed by men and women over the age of 50, are either directly or partially attributable to the invisible wound of war known as moral injury
Matthew 25:36 I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
There are more then 91,000 people with serious mental problems in Nebraska, 23,000 of those are children two-thirds are not getting the help they need
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
Matthew 25:36 I was sick and you looked after me,
After the self forgiveness has been received the veteran needs a support system and a method to provide service to others. They need a support system providing them the opportunity to rebuild their self-esteem, sense of worth and purpose. Providing service to others is a key component of the healing process of moral injury. These two elements in approaching moral injury are critical to successful reintegration of the veteran back into their community.
Matthew 25:36 I needed clothes and you clothed me
Our youth need balanced and healthy role models to guide, love and support them. God is Person and personal, and we need persons and relationships to help our youth encounter God in their lives. We cannot rely on the schools and politicians to communicate God to our youth. Youth need real life examples of balanced and healthy Christian lives.. Please join us in leading our youth to know God by getting them to Church, teaching them to pray and developing their personal and corporate relationships with God.
Approximately 20,000 people arehomeless in Nebraska every night.
Approximately 2,000 people are homeless in Omaha every night.
The average age of a homeless person is 9 years old.
More than 3.5 million people are homeless every night, and 1.35 million are children.
More than 30 percent of homeless families have an open case for child abuse or neglect.
Of the 31.1 million people living in poverty, more than 12 million are children.
Families with children represent 23 percent of the homeless.
Nationally, about 50 percent of all homeless women and children are fleeing domestic violence.
Studies indicate that 40 percent of homeless men have served in the armed forces, compared to 34 percent in the general population.
The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans estimates that on any given night 271,000 veterans are homeless in the United States.
About 16 percent of adult homeless people suffer from severe and persistent mental illness
It is estimated that 30 percent of homeless single adults suffer from substance abuse and addiction.
Up to 25 percent of the urban homeless population is employed.
Not Of This World Ministry will serve God, our country and our military community by cultivating an atmosphere where the gospel will be expressed through love and support. Ensuring that each military soldier and their family will come to know the love of Jesus Christ by a life transforming experience.
1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls, approximately 15 calls every minute. Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.Having a gun in the home increases the risk of homicide by at least 500% 72% of all murder-suicides involved an intimate partner; 94% of the victims of these crimes are
1 Timothy 4:12 Don't let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.
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As a church and community we need to congratulate them on their victory, and to grace the solemnity of their triumphs. Public successes should be publicly acknowledged, to the glory of God, and the encouragement of those that have jeopardized their lives in their country's cause.
Psalms 34:18 The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.
Roghly 2.2 million people are locked up in prison or jail in the US
Today’s youth are the leaders of tomorrow.
“Clergy and mental/behavioral professionals very much need better information to deal with the aftermath of wars, including Post Traumatic Stress and Moral Injury.” We need the church involved! It is imperative that clergy and lay ministers address this concern immediately.