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Why the Church Must Help with Mental Health

Why the Church Must Help with Mental Health

This Lightworkers article, "When Will the Church Answer the Call of Those Struggling with Mental Illness?" rightly noted the church's role in ministering to the whole person, spiritually and mentally; here's an excerpt: God has called us to minister wholeness to those...

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Different Christian Views about Mental Health and the Bible

Different Christian Views about Mental Health and the Bible

Significant numbers of people will struggle with mental health problems in their lifetime. Mental Health America estimates that "46% of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition sometime in their life" and this includes both Christians...

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The Silent Stigma of Mental Illness in the Church

The Silent Stigma of Mental Illness in the Church

Excerpt from a Sojourners' article about the stigma of mental health by Robyn Henderson-Espinoza— Christianity has a bad habit of diminishing the body in favor of elevating the mind. For Plato and Descartes, two philosophers who have heavily influenced the Western...

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