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Depression is hard. Thank You, God, that these days we know a great deal about how to help people think, feel, and act better! And, thank You, Lord, that there is healing in Your wings!

Thank God That I Am Not God

Thank God That I Am Not God

  Do you remember the scene in the movie Rudy when he’s trying to get accepted into Notre Dame but it’s not looking good so he goes to a priest for some advice? The priest says that in thirty-five years of religious studies he’s only come up with two hard, incontrovertible facts: “There is a

Mental Health Awareness

  Love your neighbor as you love as yourself. — Matthew 22:39 A big part of loving ourselves (and others) is taking care of our mental health. As believers, we’re called to serve, but no one can pour from an empty cup! October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, a perfect time to

The Christian life boils down to this… Suffering, yes. Abundance, absolutely yes. We are loved by God! He has an abundant life planned for us even when it includes difficulties and hardships. Depression doesn’t have to be the end game for us. Come share your thoughts with us on our blog. We want to hear from you!

Abundant Life for All

  I have no interest in throwing unnecessary shade at the church when it comes to how it has traditionally dealt with mental illness. One of the things I love most about the church is its fierce commitment to helping those in need. Having worked for nearly a decade in the church as a teacher,

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

Love your neighbor as you love as yourself. — Matthew 22:39 A big part of loving ourselves (and others! We see you, spouses!) is taking care of our mental health. As believers, we’re called to serve, but no one can pour from an empty cup! May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a perfect time to

Mental Health: This Is Not a Drill

We all have a lot of work to do. Most medical professionals agree that we are less than a generation away from turning the corner on cancer. But when it comes to mental health, the car is still parked in the garage. It’s a well-accepted embarrassment that twenty years have passed since psychiatry’s last major

Why Does God Allow Mental Illness?

And what is the purpose of suffering? I once worked with a man who started limping around the office one day. He had tripped during a recent half-marathon and thought his ankle was just taking longer than usual to recover. But then he started to trip when walking down the hallway and couldn’t keep his

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