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A Punk Rock Rebel Returns to Church
I was parked between “spiritual but not religious” and “New Age dilettante” when depression threw me into God’s arms.
I was parked between “spiritual but not religious” and “New Age dilettante” when depression threw me into God's arms. Whew, close one! Depression, Sarcasm, and Cynicism.
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
Researchers: Faith Helps Mass Shooting Survivors
Psychologists find support from community and trust in God make a measurable impact.
After a mass shooting, people who felt supported by their religious communities ultimately experienced fewer symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and
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).
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
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
However, what I heard was, “Your dad wasn't strong enough to handle his stroke and depression, so he took his own life.” What was meant as a well-intentioned “You can handle this
‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ Explores the Painful Origins of Winnie-the-Pooh
Fox’s new A. A. Milne biopic is more Eeyore than Tigger—but maybe that’s a good thing.
In Daphne's defense, we see the wear and tear that caring for a person with depression can have on a caretaker. Most viewers, too, will probably understand
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
Multiple studies have found that spouses of veterans with PTSD can become socially withdrawn or suffer from depression. He was also no stranger to depression or anguish.
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’
Lecrae’s decision has roots. And it has fruit.
Through a season of depression and questioning, Lecrae was forging a new identity. This invincible promise was key to unlocking the prison of identity confusion and depression.
Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness?
3 ways your congregation can embrace those with mental disorders.
They know clinical depression involves physical symptoms such as appetite and sleep problems, lack of interest in pleasurable activities, social isolation, spontaneous crying spells
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.
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
I was in a deep depression and barely able to function. Having struggled with depression since 1986, I was no stranger to its horror, but this was the
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
But such loss may be hardest on children, Carroll said, with preteens exhibiting higher levels of depression and anxiety and adolescents being more likely to show attention problems
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.
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.
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
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Nate McIntyre, an admissions counselor at George Fox University, has been speaking in middle- and high-school groups about his experiences with depression, anxiety, and thoughts
The Christian Mandate to Subvert Tribalism
Our call to pursue nuance, a love-infused, subversive force.
My journey toward healing, loving, and forgiving has been characterized by seasons of breakthrough and growth interspersed with seasons of depression, anger, and withdrawal.
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
What Does the Lord Require of You?
What Does the Lord Require of You?
Micah’s most beloved verse is more than a spiritual to-do list.
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