Journeys to HealingRosemount Bible Church: April 26, 2009Michael Tso, M.D.His Mansion Ministries
Addiction occurs as a result of our need to worship and to satisfy the thirst of our hearts to worship. (Michael Tso, et al)
Tolerance Withdrawal Compulsive Behavior
Pain Instability Lack of Acceptance
Fragmentation Families Sexuality Control
The Challenge: Ask God if there is something or someone who has captured your heart in such a way that is supplanted the worship of God in your life?
Our Community • Residential Healing Community started 38 years ago • Working farm on 360 forested acres in SW New Hampshire • 90 members, 30-35 residents, 60 staff including children • Residents are 18-35 years old. • Physical/sexual trauma, drug/alcohol addictions, pornography/sex addictions, mental health disorders, eating disorders, and more. • All services are provided free of charge
12 Month Program of Habilitation Goal Growing Committed Disciples of Jesus Reality A Broken, wounded, addicted young adult His Mansion Ministries Healing in the Context of Community Growing in Stature Program A Ministry of Habilitation
Growth in Stature Classes Group Counseling Physical Labor Bible Class Healing in the context of Community GOAL: growing Committed Disciple of Jesus Living and Eating in Community Individual Counseling Medication Worship
His Mansion Institute (HMI) • Preparation: Training prospective, new, and current staff will be a major component of HMI. • Practicum: Providing college students and eventually graduate students an opportunity to earn academic credit for learning, training and service done at His Mansion through HMI, and preparing for work in the healing and helping professions. • Replicate: Providing training and support for individuals, churches and ministries who want to develop a His Mansion type ministry in their context. • Research: Evaluating what we do for continuous quality improvement of our program at His Mansion.