When counselling and coaching are needed in the wake of traumatic, painful events, the cost of care can create a barrier to people receiving the help they need to rebuild and move on. This results in situations deteriorating into divorce, abuse, addiction, theft and acts of violence that could have been avoided. Globally, over 400 million people per year struggle with emotional, behavioural, or interpersonal problems, but don’t have access to a mental health professional (WHO, 2003) to help them.
At the same time, when we need it more than ever, the church in the US is following the church in the UK and Europe into a state of decline. People are walking away from their faith, or not even considering a life of faith as viable, in the face of overwhelming life events and an increasingly secular society where there is no one there to help them see how relevant their faith actually is to the difficulties and challenges that entangle them.
At The Forward Foundation, we’re trying to do something about that by teaching people to move Forward with lives built on a Foundation they can trust.
Locally, we offer counselling and LifeCare Christian Coaching services to individuals and couples at a sliding scale so that cost is not a barrier to mental health and relational wholeness. Our local office proves that this approach to care and outreach is viable for any church anywhere. It is also a practical, tangible expression of our love for the people in our community.
Nationally and Internationally, we offer LifeCare Coach Training which enables individuals, churches and charities to open their own centres of care and coaching that can help people explore how their faith and values apply to challenging life situations at home and at work.
Through these services, we’ll see individuals and couples restored and set free, families will be saved, the crippling effects of trauma erased, care teams will be established in our country and around the world, and the world will once again understand the relevance of a global Church living out the gospel.
The Forward Foundation is incorporated as a 501(c) 3 non-profit, non-denominational religious organization. Though we do generate revenue from our services, we depend upon donations to keep costs low enough that services are accessible to our clients who could not otherwise afford care.
Please consider donating to meet people at a point of crisis with a tangible expression of God’s love for them.
Your tax-deductible investment in this mission will:
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ.”
-2 Corinthians 1:3-5
Please prayerfully consider partnering with The Forward Foundation in these efforts.
We deeply value and appreciate whatever you feel called to offer and consider it an honour to co-labor alongside you for the Kingdom!
~To give monthly or to make a special gift, you can click here to give online through LifeCare’s account on Greater Europe Mission’s secure website. Just write ‘lifecare’ in the project name lookup box. *All contributions are tax deductible in the USA.
~For more information, please email solome.s[email protected]
THANK YOU for partnering with us to grow leaders, sow seeds of Truth, and multiply relationships of life-changing care throughout the world!