Dear Living Free Family,
This is a time when God has seen fit to bring rapid growth to the influence of Living Free. We find many Christians desiring to confront the serious problems in their communities–most of which are fueled by addictions and other life-controlling issues. A director of 911 services told our team the following: “80% of calls to our system are due to drug and alcohol use.”
Communication skills are extremely important in small-group interaction. Whether verbally or with silence, group members are always communicating in some manner. Effective communication requires active listening and having genuine concern for each group member. Since it is easy to develop poor patterns of interacting with people, communication skills require practice.
A Message from the President of Living Free
There are heroes in every community. Most are yet to be discovered. They want to do something significant in God’s service, but they don’t know how to begin. They need to be inspired, trained, equipped, and mentored. And when they are, those whose lives they touch are forever changed.
Fear, worry, and anxiety are hallmarks of the human experience, yet our loving Father longs for us to be filled with His peace. God has given us numerous commands to “fear not” in the Bible and He has invited us to “cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7).
But sometimes, fear can seem unescapable. Like a boa constrictor, it strikes and then coils itself around us, suffocating the very life out of our being. So many things can trigger crippling fear, such as:
Tell us a little about yourself:
My name is Lisa Marshall and I am the Letcher County Lifeline Connection Coordinator. I am privileged to work in this ministry and ministries in service to the Lord full time. My husband and I have 3 kids.
When were you first introduced to Living Free?