Health


Alabama News | Jul. 2 2015

Birmingham’s Baptist hospitals, Brookwood hospital announce merger

The four hospitals that make up Baptist Health System (BHS) are officially set to merge with Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham to become... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 26 2015

Once among the healthiest of professions, clergy seeing spike in obesity

More than a third of American clergy members are obese. Shocking? Historically clergy have been among the healthiest of major professions, with... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 22 2015

Prenatal classes catalyst for new life, faith, churches

The young woman gingerly crawls off a motor scooter, grateful for the ride. Before, Kalliyan Seng could make the two-mile trek from her home... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Churches can effectively minister to members by taking proactive steps

Within every church there are people who deal with mental health issues. There are three common ways the Church has traditionally dealt with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Pastor shares personal experience of dealing with depression

Pastor, First Baptist Church, Hughson, Calif. When I was diagnosed with depression I felt as though I finally understood why I felt alone,”... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Mental illness remains taboo topic for many pastors

One in 4 Americans suffers from some kind of mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Many look... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Tips for those who have family, friends with mental illness

It is important for Christians to be loving and approachable when people seek our counsel. Here are a number of positive things we can do when... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Mental illness real medical condition not failure of willpower, faith or prayer life

Christian speaker and former “700 Club” co-host Sheila Walsh talks openly about her struggle with major depression, frequently sharing... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 8 2015

Education key to helping those with mental illness

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 4 Americans suffers from some kind of mental illness in any given year. One in 17... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 18 2014

BHS considers merger with Brookwood

Baptist Health System (BHS) in Birmingham was expected to receive permission to explore a new partnership with Tenet Healthcare of Dallas, owner... [READ MORE]

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