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).
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
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Multiple studies have found that spouses of veterans with PTSD can become socially withdrawn or suffer from depression.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.
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
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 Secret
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.