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Why Girls Need Camp
Christian camp can be a powerful, confidence-building experience for girls.
tell you that they “are not good enough or don't measure up in some way.” Given this, it is no wonder that 1 in 4 of them suffer from clinically diagnosed depression, eating disorders
Ghost Towns and Small Towns: Church Planting in a Boom and Bust World
representing God in places that have been burned by short booms and long busts
we do have towns where long-term economic decline, population loss, and brain drain exert deep influence and lay the groundwork for things like substance abuse, depression, and self
‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be.
the path to world peace. As a Christian, I disagree, but I respect his testimony of how meditation saved him from depression and anger. (“I often took out
The Mainliner Who Made Me More EvangelicalSubscriber Access Only
How Frederick Buechner changed the course of Russell Moore's life.
a suicide. Buechner's father—ravaged by depression—killed himself in the family's garage when Buechner and his brother were small children. The
In the Valley of Postpartum Depression
Why is it so hard for Christian women to seek help?
In the Valley of Postpartum Depression. And, thankfully, my family will not be left to wonder why I took my own life—because, instead, I found help for my Postpartum Depression (PPD).
What I Needed From the Church During My Depression
3 ways our communities can support mental health.
What I Needed From the Church During My Depression. 3 ways our communities can support mental health. Alicia Cohn. Image: Milos Kreckovic / iStock. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Survey: Being a Pastor’s Wife Is Good for Faith, Bad for Friendship
Though expectations have shifted, spouses still feel the weight of church drama.
While some spouses suffer anxiety, depression, and resentment tied to the pressures of being married to a pastor, most report being generally happy and satisfied with their lives.
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
outlet focusing on minority women in ministry, Faithfully Magazine has since grown to encompass a podcast and print publication that covers everything from depression among African
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
Now, if your friend is particularly bad off (severe anxiety, addiction, depression), you might actually insist they heed your advice by getting help, seeing a counselor, or checking into
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
My relationships with churches begin in a variety of ways. Sometimes a partnership is born when one of my clients refers someone from a different church to meet with me.
Being There: How To Love Those Who Are Hurting
An interview with Dave Furman on his new book.
It's a book for all of us because all of us have friends, family, neighbors, or fellow church members who suffer from disability, depression, or sickness.
Living with Bipolar Disorder
Christian women talk about their challenges.
youth. Then her mood would turn and she would walk through a period of deep depression, which she felt she had to hide from the world around her.
I Went From Fighting in a Cage to Living in a Hut
How an MMA fighter found Jesus—and discovered his calling in the Congo.
At 13, I was diagnosed with clinical depression, and I battled suicidal thoughts. I was free. All the emotional chains of depression, all the bondage, just broke and fell away.
I'm a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith
Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer.
training. I used to study from newspaper clippings because my family could not afford real books. At around age 16, I sank into depression. Even though
Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and FearsSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Hope for the Prodigal.'
angry and blame others. Some give in to depression, and in grief over the broken relationships, they withdraw and isolate themselves. Some people live
Depression: The Church's Best Kept SecretSubscriber Access Only
Seeing past the stigma
Opinion | former TCW issue. Depression: The Church's Best Kept Secret. Seeing past the stigma. Corrie Cutrer. 0; tweet; link; email; print. The Two Types of Depression.
Messages from the Edge: Suicide Notes on Social Media
How Facebook turns the left-behind into horrified witnesses.
Studies indicate that social media can intensify depression and suicidal behavior, especially among girls. The more we submerge ourselves in the faux
Miscarriage Changed Me
How trauma and loss deepened my understanding of God’s love.
Psychological Association notes that women who experience miscarriage are vulnerable to a whole host of other mental health issues such as postpartum depression, general anxiety
The Comparison Game: How You Can Win It and Live Shame Free
Comparison is an extremely destructive thing.
that locks it away. Comparison is an extremely destructive thing. It leads to self-depreciation, self-rejection and depression. When we believe the lies
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I Am a Survivor of Pastoral Exhaustion
Four insights that keep me from going down that road again.
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pastoral exhaustion. That feeling of loneliness, lack of purpose and ministerial depression where all you think is, How long will I be able to endure? Then
Jonathan Falwell’s Caribbean Vacation Turned into Hurricane Ministry
Q+A: Jonathan Falwell’s Caribbean Vacation Turned into Hurricane Relief Ministry
After Irma disrupted his 25th wedding anniversary, Baptist pastor shares how he got Samaritan’s Purse to come to the rescue of St. Martin and why he went right back.
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