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Mental Health: This Is Not a Drill

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


  What is the best way, as a Christian, to engage with a gay friend or family member? Well, it’s not easy. But as someone who’s been on both sides of this issue, my perspective is fairly unique. On Sunday, September 20, 2009, I walked into an evangelical church in Hollywood called Reality LA as

How Could Jesus Be a Friend of Sinners?

I wrote a song called “Jesus, Friend of Sinners” for Casting Crowns’ album The Well. It showed my frustration with the wrong picture of Jesus we believers have given the world. It also vented my feelings about the anger we exhibit toward lost people for sinning. Write down that sentence when you have a moment and read it out loud. We’re angry at