Category: Faith

Rhett Smith 89: Lent, Trauma, and Remembering

Rhett Smith 89: Lent, Trauma, and Remembering

I have been thinking a lot about the Lent season, which is appropriate since Ash Wednesday was yesterday. Here is what I posted on Facebook last night: Over the next 40+ days I am going to take some time to reflect on some of the things I am exploring around Lent,...

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Reframing Your Anxiety and Depression

Reframing Your Anxiety and Depression

A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to give a talk about my own journey with anxiety and depression at a local church, Chase Oaks Church. The video was shot for their ReNew Ministry which helps people deal with the "messiness of life." I love the work that...

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Difference Between Studying and Reading the Bible

Difference Between Studying and Reading the Bible

When I work with people in therapy we often talk about the importance of being physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually healthy. And one of the primary ways that many people who foster their spiritual growth is through their participation in the Bible. That...

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The Meaning of a Word is “Embedded in the Story”?

"Dictionaries are wonderful tools and we would be the poorer without them, but in Gospel matters they are among the lesser helps. The reason is that everything in the Gospel is personal, relational, and embodied in particulars. There are no generalities. Every word is...

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Disabilities: “Jesus loves me just as I am”

In the previous few weeks I had the privilege of being interviewed on the topic of anxiety in church ministry by Dr. Grcevich over at his blog Church4EveryChild. He runs a ministry called Key Ministry which aims to help kids with hidden disabilities and their...

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About Rhett

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MDIV, MSMFT, LMFT), Speaker, Author and Coach, in private practice in Plano, TX. Read more...

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