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WebDef: Education

…! What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction…

Posted in April 13, 2014

WebDef: Oxymoron

…Why This Webdef? We included this definition as a chance to write about the Center, and its name. Here’s why: in 2011, about two years after the Center was launched, while dining with…

Posted in November 19, 2011

WebDef: Revenge Porn

…will obey what I command.” For More Information on Revenge Porn, see the Expose by Katie Razall, Special correspondent, BBC Newsnight [click here]. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of…

Posted in April 17, 2015

WebDef: Christian

…that is not against us is for us. – Luke 9:46-50 (see also Mark 9:33-37, Matthew 18:1-6) See also: John Chapter 15 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Nonharming

…of Nonharming. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select…

Posted in January 8, 2014

WebDef: ichariba chode

friends. – John 15:13 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction…

Posted in February 20, 2014

WebDef: Beatitudes – Jesus’ Eight Happinesses

…Buddhist Terminology as well as part of a series on WebDefs. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular…

Posted in August 26, 2013

WebDef: Worth

…be what Paul was getting at, when he talked about being a new creation in Christ. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and…

Posted in November 19, 2012

Webdef: Karoshi

…of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as well as thou. (Deut. 5:14 KJV) What are WebDefs? WebDefs…

Posted in October 29, 2017

WebDef: Solidarity

…Proverb   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select…

Posted in February 16, 2014

Webdef: Post Traumatic Growth

…What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered in conjunction with select key…

Posted in May 10, 2016

Webdef: Wisdom

…the day of Christ. Amen ! What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered…

Posted in March 29, 2014

Webdef: Friend

…recognized the holiday in 2011, and it has settled as The First Sunday of August. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing…

Posted in April 20, 2014

WebDef: Scripture

…follow God’s will.  The Book of Job, Ecclesiastes, and Proverbs are all part of this genre. See also related Webdefs entries, such as Canonical and  Apocryphal. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Apocryphal

…junk food. An exclusive diet isn’t healthy.   See also our Webdefs for related subjects such as: Scripture, Canonical What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and…

Posted in February 1, 2014

WebDef: Discord

…Peace and etcetera. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Perseverance

…that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost” (Romans 15:13). What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing…

Posted in June 28, 2013

WebDef: Suffering

…the Suffering, and Jesus, Buddha and the Cessation of Suffering. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular…

Posted in February 16, 2014

WebDef: Feedback

…do so with a faithful heart. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. …

Posted in June 28, 2013

WebDef: Credit-Sharing

…are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select…

Posted in June 28, 2013

WebDef: Canonical

…What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Partnership

…men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.” – Proverbs 13:20 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing…

Posted in June 28, 2013

Webdef: Takotsubo

…heart attack, even in trained professionals. If you or a loved one are experiencing such symptoms, it is important to seek medical attention at once. What are WebDefs? WebDefs –…

Posted in May 1, 2016

WebDef: Strife

…5:26 See also WebDefs on related topics, including  Love, Nonharming, and Peace, Harmony, Discord, etcetera. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Miracle

WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select key…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Traffic

…See also our other topical WebDefs. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. …

Posted in April 19, 2014

WebDef: Discern

…Matthew 7:13-14 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Dedication

…found them to be false What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministries.  Offered…

Posted in July 19, 2015

WebDef: Harmony

…one another with a pure heart fervently – 1 Peter 1:22 See also WebDefs on related topics, including  Love, Nonharming, and Peace, Discord, Strife, etcetera. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions…

Posted in February 15, 2012

WebDef: Karoshi

…is within thy gates.”  (Exodus 20:10.  See also Genesis 2:3, Exodus 16:23, 20:8-11, 31:17  & 34:14-21, Leviticus 23:3, Deut. 5:12-15, Exekiel 20:12-24, Hebrews 4:9, etcetera). What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions…

Posted in February 19, 2014

WebDef: Theodicy

…our handy How2 entry on Theodicy/Apologetics and on “What Not to Say to the Suffering. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing…

Posted in August 15, 2015

WebDef: Sustainable

…See our Sustainability Page for how-to ideas on going green and getting involved ! What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in April 6, 2014

WebDef: Charity

…afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noon day… (Isaiah 58:6-10) What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating…

Posted in January 7, 2014

WebDef: Love, The Greatest Commandment

…likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. –Philippians 2:2 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts –…

Posted in November 19, 2012

WebDef: Religion

…http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quizzes/BeliefOMatic.aspx What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction…

Posted in March 3, 2014

WebDef: Light

…What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select…

Posted in April 21, 2014

WebDef: Expertise

…people alive.” (Genesis 50:20).   Jacob had forgiven his past and put his expertise to good use, setting an example of expertise in action. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions…

Posted in June 28, 2013

WebDef: Causistry

…look of truth. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered in conjunction…

Posted in April 16, 2016

Webdef: Health

…are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered in conjunction with select key scriptural…

Posted in March 7, 2018

Webdef: Pride

…For if a person think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself. – Galatians 6:3   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms…

Posted in April 16, 2015

WebDef: Cult

…– Matt 28:20 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction…

Posted in February 3, 2014

WebDef: Temptation

…cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.” (Psalm 37:23-24) See related WebDefs, such as Grace, etc. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to…

Posted in February 1, 2014

Webdef: Haiku

…you started, our own attempts to convey Haiku in scripture can be found here. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in March 5, 2014

WebDef: Omnipresence

…Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the Lord. – Jeremiah 23:24 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in February 18, 2014

WebDef: Thoughts, Thunks

…means about you. See also the related WebDefs entries, such as that on wisdom. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in April 20, 2014

WebDef: Isolation

…the Spiritual-Holistic Inquiry Process, or S.H.I.P., especially the key detail page we have entitled AROUND. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in April 14, 2014

WebDef: Abuse

…first cast a stone at her. – John 8:7 See also our related WebDefs posts, such as entries on Nonharming, Strife and Wrath, and entry on Spousal Abuse. What are WebDefs? WebDefs –…

Posted in February 17, 2014

WebDef: Non-duplication

…may not be so lofty as that of Esther or Nehemiah, but when we are prayerful and discerning, we may perceive chasms that we, too, can address. What are WebDefs?…

Posted in June 28, 2013

WebDef: Theology

…/θēəˈläjikəl/ – Adj: Of or relating to the study of theology.   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are…

Posted in January 24, 2014

WebDef: Chanukah

…about the Jewish festival of lights. Happy Chanukah / Hanukkah!    What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a…

Posted in December 1, 2013

WebDef: Faith

…is an active, reckless trust in God’s Goodness. – Rev. Jeff Kunkel What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Gluttony

…envy… What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select key…

Posted in April 20, 2014

WebDef: Envy

…greed, lust, gluttony… What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with…

Posted in April 20, 2013

WebDef: Sloth

…can render a reason. – Prov 26:16 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM…

Posted in April 20, 2013

WebDef: Word Cloud

WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of this website, offered (where applicable) in conjunction with select key…

Posted in May 10, 2015

WebDef: Grief

…strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord. Find More related scriptural references in our WebDefs on Suffering and Death.  See also:  What Not to Say to the Suffering  What are WebDefs? WebDefs…

Posted in May 3, 2014

WebDef: Greed

…but he that gathereth by labour shall increase. – Prov 13:11 See related WebDefs, such as sin, envy, lust, gluttony… What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms…

Posted in April 20, 2013

WebDef: Adversity

…afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth [that person] out of them all. – Psalm 34:19 See also our other WebDefs, including our entry on Strife. What are WebDefs? WebDefs –…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Public Trust Doctrine

…forms of theft, so why not control theft of reasources considered a “public good,” as well? What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and…

Posted in April 22, 2015

WebDef: Kosher

…and legitimate, helps with a wider discernment in other areas of life. Select Key Bible Quotes on Kosher Animals Leviticus 11 Deuteronomy 14:3-21 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Justice

…including entries on  Mercy, Peace, Wisdom, and Love. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of…

Posted in February 21, 2014

WebDef: Admonish

…You’re taking a leadership role, and performing a spiritual act of worship.  The results will ripple out in ways you may never fully understand. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple…

Posted in May 3, 2014

Webdef – Yarnbombing

…San Mateo City Parking Sign – Covered in Fiber Art What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular…

Posted in March 30, 2016

Webdef: Podfade

…touch? What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered in conjunction with select…

Posted in April 6, 2016

WebDef: Sensitivity

…discussion. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction…

Posted in April 6, 2014

WebDef: Acceptance

…love thy neighbor as thyself. Exodus 22:21 – Thou shalt neither vex a stranger nor oppress him, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. What are WebDefs? WebDefs…

Posted in May 6, 2015

Webdef: Blasphemy

…Matt. 7:15, “for by their fruits, you will know them.”    See also our other topical WebDefs. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and…

Posted in August 2, 2017

WebDef: Peace, Shalom, & Nonviolence

…Cor. 13:11] What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select…

Posted in September 8, 2013

WebDef: Repent

WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select key scriptural passages and…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Lust

…that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. – Matt 5:27-29   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of…

Posted in April 20, 2013

WebDef: Life

…life, and this life is in his Son. – 1 John 5:11 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Armor

…discussion]. Our own S.H.I.P. methodology harkens back to St. Patrick and this prayer, spoken here, with imagery from the documentary film Ireland, The Celtic Way: What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: CINO

…call it, the imitation of Christ. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. …

Posted in June 19, 2015

WebDef: Vision

WebDefs, such as our entry on wisdom. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. …

Posted in June 28, 2013

Webdef: Posidemic

…concept, such as “never underestimate your ripple,” would be a posidemic we’d love to see, in action. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry…

Posted in May 18, 2015

WebDef: Exegesis, Eisegesis, Hermeneutic

…way, naturally). What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of this website, offered (where applicable) in…

Posted in May 10, 2014

WebDef: Wrath

…into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him. – Luke 12:4-5 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are…

Posted in February 1, 2014

WebDef: City

…these sometimes unconscious elements (roots, self-narrative and spiritual flavor) are a city’s “anima.” What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a…

Posted in February 23, 2014

WebDef: Grace

…signs – the exams (the law) will simply follow from the excellence of knowledge. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts…

Posted in February 21, 2014

WebDef: Generosity

…the words of Mother Teresa, who advised “small things with great love.”   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts –…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Hunger

…James 2:15-16 See our Take Action on Tackling Hunger Page for how-to ideas on getting involved ! What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and…

Posted in April 7, 2014

WebDef: Mercy

…references in our other, related WebDefs. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. Offered…

Posted in January 7, 2014

WebDef: Joy

…hand. – Philippians 4:4-5 What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Death

…more detailed discussion, please visit our page on what not to say for further discussion. See also related WebDefs on Life, Solidarity, etcetera. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of…

Posted in July 29, 2013

WebDef: Hope

WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered in conjunction with select key scriptural passages and…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Prayer

…The Lord’s Prayer – 2. Matthew 6:9-13 [read more] Psalms (all of them) What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts –…

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Homelessness

…What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants.  Offered (where applicable) in conjunction with…

Posted in April 7, 2014

WebDef: Sin

…See also our other topical WebDefs. What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM Ministrants. …

Posted in January 23, 2014

WebDef: Parables

…[Lk 18:9-14] Throne Claimant [Lk 19:26]   What are WebDefs? WebDefs – simple definitions of key terms relating to ministry and healing arts – are a regular feature of NHM…

Posted in January 23, 2014

Webdef: Bach Flower

Bach Flower /baCH·flou·(ə)r/  –  Noun:  A self-help collection of tinctures The original Bach Flower Remedies comprise a safe and natural method of wellness self-support that was originated by the…

Posted in January 19, 2018

Webdef: Labyrinth

Lab·y·rinth /lab’ə’rinθ/ — Noun: A maze of paths or passages with symbolic or impenetrable borders, as in a garden. In Christian practice, the labyrinth leads inward to the…

Posted in February 3, 2016

WebDef: Martial Art

Martial Art /märSH ə l ärt/ – Noun: Codified systems hailing from combat practice using physical skill and coordination, often without weapons. Tai Chi Chuan /tī CHē CHwän/…

Posted in July 11, 2015

Webdef: Mastery Glimpse

Mastery Glimpse /mast(ə)rē glimps/ – Noun: A partial, momentary, shepherded experience of excelling beyond current attainment that helps a person envision self as future master. A gift from…

Posted in November 7, 2014

Webdef: Homeopathy

Homeopathy /hō·mē·ä·pə·THē/  –  Noun:  An advanced, effective, gentle system of holistic medicine that has been used for over two centuries on every continent.  Homeopathy should not be confused with…

Posted in January 19, 2018

WebDef: Iconography

I·con·o·gra·phy /īkəˈnägrəfē/ – Noun: V isual imagery used to convey meaning beyond the surface level. Also, the identification, description, and classification of signs and symbols.  >>more   It is said…

Posted in August 23, 2013

Webdef: Umuganda

Umuganda – /o͞o’mo͞o’gändə/ – Noun a “day of global service.” The word literally means “coming together towards a common outcome,” and is expressed as compulsory cleanup effort by…

Posted in May 11, 2015

WebDef – Nosegay

Nose·gay /nōzˌgā/ – Noun: A small, sweetly scented bunch of flowers, used to offset unpleasant odors. The word “nosegay” is from Middle English, meaning “ornament for the nose.” …

Posted in April 11, 2014

WebDef: Pentecost

Pen·te·cost /pentəˌkôst/ – Noun: The Sunday marking the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after His Ascension.  Pentecost Sunday is observed ten days after Ascension…

Posted in June 8, 2014

Webdef: Pantone

/Pantōn/ – Noun: a system for matching colors, used in specifying printing inks, used in fabrics, paints and plastics. Also refers to the Pantone company’s influential annual report…

Posted in February 27, 2018

Webdef: Otaku

O·ta·ku /ō·tä·ko͞o/–  Noun (from Japanese): A youth whose obsession with computers and other aspects of pop culture are a detriment to their social skills.   If someone calls you otaku,…

Posted in May 24, 2018

WebDef: Celtic Ministry

Cel·tic Min·is·try  – /keltik minəstrē/ – Noun: A welcoming spirit of radical hospitality that recognizes our interconnectedness, and sets no barriers to God’s table. Celtic ministry reflects a…

Posted in December 21, 2009

Take Action: Homelessness

See also: our WebDef on Homelessness (includes scripture)   We define homelessness as “the state of lacking fixed, adequate shelter.”  The current national numbers on homelessness are much improved from their historic highs of…

Posted in April 6, 2014

Take Action: Feed the Hungry

See also: our WebDef on Hunger  (includes scripture)   We define hunger as the discomfort or weakness caused by lack of sufficient nourishment. Food insecurity, then, is inconsistent access to adequate food,…

Posted in April 6, 2014

Take Action: Creation Care

See also: our WebDef on Sustainability (includes scripture)  and related links page Concerned about environmental impact? Thinking about reducing your organization’s footprint? Here you’ll find support for finding new and creative ways to embrace…

Posted in September 29, 2013

Sustainability Links

See our main CREATION CARE PAGE for easy Creation Care tips, and our WebDef entry for definition and scripture   TEN Christian Creation Care Online Resources Case4America.org – Christians for a Sustainable Economy. Center…

Posted in September 29, 2013

Sermon Subject: Food Waste Weekend Sep 23-25

…Weekend, September 23-25 2016.  Find out more at foodwasteweekend.org In addition to the ideas they offer, why not check out our WebDef on hunger, including scriptural references? Blessings to you!…

Posted in September 3, 2016

Top Ten Bible Quotes on… Death!

You’ve likely read our “WebDef” on Death…  we define it as permanent cessation of all vital functions; an irreversable ending. From a Christian perspective, the moment of the soul’s departure,…

Posted in May 1, 2014