Carly Willeford Ministries
Dr. Carly Willeford Ministries initially began when I decided to connect my nurse practitioner medical practice to a spiritual call. I attended Asbury Theological Seminary via a procedural vote by my home local church to become an ordained deacon serving my church. Since that time my call by God to the ministry of Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice grew into working outside the church in community with families. Today, I work alongside The church to connect worship with service to God in the world. As a healthcare provider I serve outside the local church in medical clinics treating the sick and networking with educational institutions teaching wellness and prevention of disease as well as serving in the specialty area of Addiction Medical Care and Substance Abuse.
Willeford Ministries established a non profit organization to specifically address unity between Christians and Jews called The Judeo-Christian Alliance which exists to express as followers of Jesus Christ that we deeply repent of the complicity of the Church and the participation of many Christians in the long history of persecution of the Jewish people. The Christian Church has a profound obligation to correct historical and theological teachings that have led to false and pejorative perceptions of Judaism and contributed to persecution and hatred of Jews.
Especially crucial for Christians in our quest for understanding has been the struggle to recognize the horror of the Holocaust as the catastrophic culmination of a long history of anti-Jewish attitudes and actions in which Christians, and sometimes the Church itself, have been deeply implicated.
Carly Willeford Ministries teaches and encourages Christian professionals working in community that we are called to be a bridge between the community and the church, and a special tie to the community is an essential part of our professional calling.
Willeford Ministries believes we must connect our area of specialty to Christ and His church in order to use the talents God has given us. I operates my personal ministry in an environment that is both passionately Christian and compassionately interfaith, and I focus particularly on the ethical and political implications of religious self-understanding and life praxis.