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Breaking Church Growth Barriers Will Not Keep You From Crashing
A plea to my fellow pastors: The body of Christ wants you healthy and whole more than we need you to perform numerically.
Mental Illness and the Church: Some Brief Thoughts on Some Ways to Engage Better
People are getting better at talking about mental illness, but there is still a stigma.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
Necessary Conversations: The Church, Suicide, and Mental Health
The church is for the broken. A church without the broken is a broken church.
The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
Let's move beyond the whispering, the silence, the shame, and the stigma.
Helping Teenagers and Children Cope Spiritually and Emotionally after a Crisis Like the Thai Cave Rescue
Odds of being trapped in a cave like the Thai soccer boys is rare – but childhood trauma is not.
Counseling Across America: Regional Snapshots of What Problems Rank Highest
The stigma that was often attached to pursuing mental wellness is slowly going away—and Americans are increasingly taking charge of their mental health because of it.
The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
Why is it uniquely challenging for us to address issues often associated with mental illness?
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
What Made Mental Illness a ‘Sin’? Paganism
And how psychiatry and psychology came to be seen as anti-God.
The Integrated PastorSubscriber Access Only
Toward an embodied and embedded spiritual formation.
What Should Pastors Know about Generation Z?Subscriber Access Only
Five experts discuss this emerging demographic.
CT Pastors’ Top 17 Articles of 2017
This year’s best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement.
What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
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.
The Truth about SuicideSubscriber Access Only
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness?
3 ways your congregation can embrace those with mental disorders.
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
1 in 3 Protestant Churchgoers Personally Affected by Suicide
Survey also finds one-third of victims were attending church before their death, but few pastors knew of their struggle.
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
Top Story April 21, 2019
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
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