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Courage Redefined:

Courage Redefined:

The courage to face adversity and opposition is one of the most difficult types of courage to cultivate. Why is this so? Because often it only grows through the challenge of adversity. As firefighters we risk our lives daily in numerous ways yet when it comes to having the courage to speak up for our beliefs we shy away from the task. To face the enemy known as fire we take a “calculated risk” based on our training, conditions, and […]

Seeking His Counsel-Godly Decision Making

Seeking His Counsel-Godly Decision Making

Seeking His Counsel: Godly Decision Making. Have you ever struggled at the crossroads of decision? Before us lies many wonderful opportunities but only one road can we take. As Firefighters, it is quite a paradox that we find ourselves in. We make snap judgements that instantly have profound lifelong implications on the lives of others yet here we stand unable to make a decision in our own life. Consider this statement: Firefighters spend countless hours mastering the craft in order […]

What every firefighter needs to know

What every firefighter needs to know

Firefighters function together despite differences, beliefs, or personal preferences. We are able to put aside our differences and function as one towards a common goal of serving our fellow man. Take a team of firefighters who have never met and place them on an apparatus and it is amazing how quickly they can come together as a team. Yet, in the midst of personal conflict or troubles we seem ‘statistically’ incapable of helping ourselves. This is not to say that […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Daily Encouragement
Firefighters-An Overseer, A Noble Task Often Neglected

Firefighters-An Overseer, A Noble Task Often Neglected

Firefighters- You are an Overseer, A Noble Task often neglected: “Early on he worked more than 64 hours a week arriving home between 8 and 10 pm each night. The cost of the lifestyle was his marriage. ‘All I worked for was wiped out with one phone call to the divorce lawyer.” An excerpt from Faith on the Fire Line by Fellowship of Christian Firefighters. The Fire Service is a demanding profession. For those who are blessed to be a […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Behavioral Health
Death and how it affects us

Death and how it affects us

Death and How it Affects Us- As firefighters, we witness death on a regular basis. Some even become numb to the effects of being near to it so often. We joke about it at the dinner table moments after witnessing tragedy seemingly untouched by what we just saw. Or so we thought… What happens when we lose a loved one?  What happens when tragedy strikes our own lives? What happens when our health fails? What happens when all we worked […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Daily Encouragement
The Vent Group

The Vent Group

Bringing Back Brotherhood Ministries-The Vent Group: The Invitation: Have you ever felt the pressures of life, the job, and stress mounting up to such a point that you felt you were going to explode? We know that pressurized cylinders & containers have devices in place to relieve the pressure if the pressure reaches a dangerous level. These PRV’s are there to help alleviate the pressure and bring things back to a manageable level. Bringing Back Brotherhood is offering a very […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Behavioral Health
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