The Church and Mental Illness Part 1: Aspirations v. Reality | The Exchange | Ed Stetzer

Ed StetzerA significant percentage of pastors aspire to address mental illness, but how many actually do? | Ed Stetzer

Mental health has been a hot topic of conversation lately, and rightly so, because the church honestly doesn’t know how to deal with the multi-faceted issue.

At Facts & Trends, our LifeWay magazine where I serve as the Executive Editor, we decided to do a cover story on the subject of mental illness and the church. You can find several articles including:

  • Breaking the Silence: How Your Church Can Respond to Mental Illness
  • Rethinking Mental Illness
  • Getting Beyond the Stigma of Mental Illness
  • 1 in 4 Pastors & Congregants Suffer from Mental Illness
  • Hope for the Afflicted: The Church and Mental Illness

We evangelicals have much to learn about addressing it in a healthy and holistic way. Continue reading →

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