How Friendships Bring Hope to Mental Health Struggles

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This article is part of our new series on Mental Health. In this series, our counselors hope to call churches and Christians to re-engage with the discussion and care for mental health struggles. Many professional counselors would prefer that “church people” not get involved in helping people with mental health struggles. Perhaps they have heard horror stories of uninformed friends … Read More

Mental Health, Theology, and Why the Heart Matters

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This article is part of our new series on Mental Health. In this series, our counselors hope to call churches and Christians to re-engage with the discussion and care for mental health struggles. A 50-year-old successful businessman named “Joe” is spiraling out of control, and everyone around him seems to know it, except him. He sold his company during the … Read More

How the Gospel Shapes Mental Health Conversations

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This article is part of our new series on Mental Health. In this series, our counselors hope to call churches and Christians to re-engage with the discussion and care for mental health struggles. Whenever our counselors speak or write about mental health in a Christian context, we expect to disappoint some people. We’ve even come to find out that some … Read More

Why Christians Don’t Talk About Mental Health Struggles

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This is the first article in our new series on Mental Health. In this series, our counselors hope to call churches and Christians to re-engage with the discussion and care for mental health struggles. There has perhaps never been a more confusing time for Christians and church leaders to address the topic of mental health. Corporate America and the media … Read More

How Pursuing God Brings Victory for Addicts

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This article is part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. February is the month that tests anyone who desires to change a bad habit. Whether we eat too much, drink too much, exercise too little, or feel trapped in damaging lifestyle choices, many … Read More

Addictive Relationships

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This article is part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. Is relationship addiction a real thing? The experience of “addiction” is when we want something too much and we feel like we need something so badly that we can’t live or experience happiness … Read More

How You Can Find Hope From Easter

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To many people, Easter is just another family holiday, and to some, it may even be a time of stress and drama. However, Easter can change how we view just about everything in life. For those seeking hope amidst some of the most difficult trials of life, Easter should be a tremendous source of hope! The hope of Easter matters … Read More

4 Reasons Why We Need Wise Friends

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This week, the President of Ukraine boldly reminded the leadership of the United States of a powerful principle: in times of war, you need friends to have your back. No country and no individual can withstand every attack. There’s a spiritual lesson in this moment that we shouldn’t overlook. Over the past couple of years, many people lost track of … Read More