Help Provide more Free Online Support Groups

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For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”  – Isaiah 41:13 As you probably know either by observation of the news, friends/family, or your own mirror, struggles have ramped up during this year. Current surveys are showing elevated rates of anxiety, depression, … Read More

Cache BarnesHelp Provide more Free Online Support Groups

Panel Discussion: Caring For Victims of Race-Based Trauma

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Save the Date Redemption: Twin Cities is partnering with City Joy and Greater Friendship Baptist to provide you with a panel discussion from the top Biblically-based and clinically-informed mental health providers, pastors and counselors in the area of Racism and Trauma. When: September 17th at 7:00 pm CST it will be released on Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook, and Redemption: Twin Cities website. … Read More

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From 2019 to 2020

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At Redemption: Twin Cities, a guiding verse for ministry and Christ-like care is 1 Thessalonians 5:14: “And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.”  This verse provides biblical categories that help us care for people, meeting the needs of the moment. At some point we will all be in … Read More

Cache BarnesFrom 2019 to 2020

Audio from Domestic Abuse Q&A Panel

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This panel discusses identifying abuse in marriage, encouraging women’s voices in complementarian churches to prevent abuse, healing wounds from past abuse, and the significance of bodily weaknesses to abuse. Panelists include Ruth Bauman, a long-time counselor with R:TC; Bryan Pickering, pastor for Care & Counseling at Bethlehem Baptist Church’s downtown campus; and Kirsten Christianson, counselor and abuse consultant. The panel … Read More

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Was your Valentine’s Day Disappointing?

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Through my counseling ministry, I have learned that holidays can be particularly disappointing for believers. We live in a world that is hard, scary, and sometimes downright hurtful. Yesterday the world offered us cliche and commercial messages of love. For some, these messages might have led to greater service and love for their spouses. For others, the messages led to … Read More

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Eyes To See – Rejoicing And Weeping Together!

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Romans 12:15 “Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.” New Sight for 2019 Like every year before it, 2018 was filled with both joy and sadness. This was certainly my experience. And if you are like most people I know, it was yours too. Many of you expressed thankfulness for the stories of redemption we shared last … Read More

Cache BarnesEyes To See – Rejoicing And Weeping Together!

A Stirring Story of Thanks

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I hope you have enjoyed a few of the stories of what God is doing at and through R:TC. Many of you have shared your responses, from tears of gratitude to conviction of cynicism. As I hear this feedback and see your giving and prayers for us, I am overwhelmed with thankfulness to our God. I want to share one more, very … Read More

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A Stirring Story of Service

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Greetings from everyone at R:TC, At R:TC we believe that community is vital for Christians, especially for people who desperately need change, restoration, and reconciliation. Hebrews 10:25 says that believers should meet together regularly for encouragement. James 5:20 invites believers to enter messy situations to bring truth to brothers and sisters who have wondered from it. Community is in the … Read More

Cache BarnesA Stirring Story of Service