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October 25, 2018Lausanne

One-on-One with Philip Ryken on the Gospel in North America

"Preach that gospel to yourself every day and share it with others as generously as you can."
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/october/one-on-one-philip-ryken-gospel-in-north-america-ed-stetzer.html

The challenges young people face in America today are many: materialism, self-centeredness, mental illness, sexual license, growing hostility to Christian conviction.

September 12, 2018Culture

Making Strides Against the Opioid Crisis: Churches and Government Working Together for Good

Many Americans wonder what to do and, most importantly, who to turn to for answers.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/september/making-strides-against-opioid-crisis.html

Initiatives, convened a one-day expert panel on “The Role of the Faith-Based Community as Bridge Builders to the Treatment Community for People with Serious Mental Illness.”.

August 3, 2018Research

Necessary Conversations: The Church, Suicide, and Mental Health

The church is for the broken. A church without the broken is a broken church.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/august/necessary-conversations-church-suicide-and-mental-health.html

For many around the world, mental illness is a not just a theoretical issue. I had an aunt who struggled with mental illness and, tragically, took her own life.

July 31, 2018Research

The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?

Let's move beyond the whispering, the silence, the shame, and the stigma.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/july/church-and-mental-health-what-do-numbers-tell-us.html

Ed Stetzer Author Bio. via Creative Commons. This issue of mental illness continues to be an important one for those both inside and outside the church.

The Least of These: Ministry with and to the Incarcerated

It is time for the church to be more engaged in criminal justice reform
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/may/least-of-these-ministry-with-and-to-incarcerated.html

individual. Over 70 percent of those in jail and prison are suffering from some type of mental illness that is most likely untreated or undiagnosed. Once

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?
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/april/church-and-mental-health.html

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?

December 7, 2017Leadership

Is There a Place at the Table for Leaders with Mental Illness? I Think So.

Depression is an illness. Like diabetes.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/december/is-there-place-at-table-for-leaders-with-mental-illness.html

Is There a Place at the Table for Leaders with Mental Illness? I have written a lot about mental illness, depression, and suicide over the years, including just a few weeks back.

November 20, 2017Research

The Problem of Suicide: How is the Church Caring for those Impacted?

A church without the broken is a broken church.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/november/problem-of-suicide-how-is-church-caring-for-those-impacted.html

experience such deep suffering. Particularly, I remember a man named Jim in our congregation who was struggling with mental illness. For a while, he

October 11, 2017Research

Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren

All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/october/suicide-mental-illness-and-church-interview-with-kay-warren.html

October 11, 2017Research. Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren. All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.

September 29, 2017Leadership

The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church

America locks up more of its citizens than any other nation.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/september/biblical-call-for-justice-mass-incarceration-and-role-of-ch.html

suspended license that she could not afford to renew. A prisoner with mental illness is languishing in solitary confinement. A young man who paid his debt for

May 19, 2017Leadership

NORP Think and the U.S. Criminal Justice System

NORP = Normal Ordinary Responsible Person
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/norp-think-and-us-criminal-justice-system.html

Why would you plan for the future when there most likely isn't a future? The trauma increases the likelihood of mental illness and substance abuse. Faulty

January 21, 2017Leadership

Saturday is for Seminars - Fractured, The Church and Mental Illness, One Night Centered on God

Join me in person or online.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/january/saturday-is-for-seminars-fractured-church-and-mental-illnes.html

January 21, 2017Leadership. Saturday is for Seminars - Fractured, The Church and Mental Illness, One Night Centered on God. The Church and Mental Illness – Tuesday, January 24.

Weekend Edition—May 27, 2016

Problems at Baylor, Poverty, Millennial roommates, church signs and more!
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2016/may/weekend-edition-may-27-2016.html

The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness. Saturday is for Seminars—The Gideons and the Amplify Conference. Amplifying Evangelism—A Call to Share the Faith. Church Signs.

The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness

Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2016/may/christian-struggle-with-mental-illness.html

The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness. Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from. Ed Stetzer Author Bio. Is mental illness a punishment for sin or a natural illness?

November 29, 2015Culture

The Imago Dei in the Colorado Springs Tragedy

Kelly Rosati, who leads Focus of the Family’s Life Issues, Speaks Up for ALL Life
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2015/november/imago-dei-in-colorado-springs-tragedy.html

ideologies swamps social media. Mental illness, guns, abortion, law enforcement, racial injustice, and women's health are all involved. Yes, there are

November 6, 2015Research

Despite Wrong Doomsday Stats, Pastors Holding Up Just Fine

Somehow, bad stats about pastor misery persist. LifeWay Research data gives us a clearer picture of reality.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2015/november/despite-wrong-doomsday-stats-pastors-holding-up-just-fine.html

Pastors Struggle With Mental Illness. He doesn't think pastors should share all the details of their diagnosis. But they could acknowledge they struggle with mental illness.

August 17, 2015Leadership

Morning Roundup 8/17/15

Success and Character; Mental Health and the Church; Pancakes and Evangelism
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2015/august/morning-roundup-81715.html

50% of adults will develop depression, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, PTSD, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, or some other mental illness in their

August 6, 2015Leadership

Pastors, Counseling, and Mental Health: 6 Guidelines for Pastors to Consider

Mental health issues are too prevalent for pastors to not be counselors. But they must do so wisely.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2015/august/pastors-counseling-and-mental-health-6-guidelines-for-pasto.html

She desires to increase awareness and psychoeducation regarding mental illness to the Christian community. Sarah is the wife of Art Rainer and has two sons, Nathaniel and Joshua.

May 28, 2015Thinkers

Loving Individuals Who are Hurting: Tips on Navigating Trauma and Grief

How do you come alongside someone who is dealing with a traumatic situation? Psychologist Sarah Rainer helps.
https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2015/may/loving-individuals-who-are-hurting-tips-on-navigating-traum.html

She desires to increase awareness and psychoeducation regarding mental illness to the Christian community. Sarah is the wife of Art Rainer and has two sons, Nathaniel and Joshua.

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