Ministering To People With Mental Illness

Even in churches where believers and staff consider mental illness to be a valid issue worthy of attention, I think there's still a lot of confusion and awkwardness surrounding how we minister to that and to those people in the middle of it. Here are a few tips. [Click title to read more.]

A Quick Christian Guide To Supporting The Depressed and Those Bereaved By Suicide

The church has a role to play in our culture's understanding of suicide and of depression - as a place of healing, we have something to give. As a practical matter, and because of my own experiences, I felt inspired to offer some tips on how to address the way we talk (or don't) about mental illness and depression in our own congregations and, by extension, to minister to the families of those who have taken their own lives. [Click title to read more.]