The Church and Mental Illness Part 2: Medicine and Therapy | The Exchange | Ed Stetzer

Ed StetzerHow do pastors feel about mental illness medication and therapy? | Ed Stetzer

In my last post, I began discussing the results of some recent research conducted by LifeWay Research on the church and mental illness. I laid out information that reveals the current general view of pastors on the subject, some of which is encouraging and some of which is rather alarming. I’d like to move away from generalities and talk more about specific methodologies for treating mental illness and how they are viewed in our churches.

Mental Health and Medicine

The information in this next graph surprised me. There seems to be a fairly heated debate in the Christian community and the greater culture as a whole about the use of medication. Continue reading →

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