A glimpse into the pain of depression, from Psalm 142

Have you ever wondered if you have depression? Perhaps you’re positive of it, and have been struggling for a long time.  Depression is a very common mental illness in today’s world, with great treatments available. For folks who have never experienced depression, it can be difficult to imagine the pain – physical, emotional, and mental … Continue reading A glimpse into the pain of depression, from Psalm 142

Practical strategies to “take every thought captive to Christ”

Our thoughts are incredibly powerful. They direct how we feel. They lead what we say. They influence what we do.  Unfortunately, our thoughts are not always true.  As we learn to recognize, evaluate, and change our thought life, this has a big influence on problems like anxiety, fear, suicidality, anger, or depression. And it helps … Continue reading Practical strategies to “take every thought captive to Christ”

Monday Mental Health: Mental health is biblical and, well, healthy!

We’re wrapping up Mental Health Month (May 2018) in just a few days. Hopefully, this weekly blog series has raised your understanding and awareness of mental health. But as Christians, we always want to make sure that our understanding of things is true – and we know truth from God himself. What does God think … Continue reading Monday Mental Health: Mental health is biblical and, well, healthy!