Health


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]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Persistent loneliness ‘red flag’ to well-being

Loneliness is a difficult feeling to understand. Though it often happens when a person is isolated from others in some way, one also can be lonely... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Express your heart, concerns to God in loneliness, entrust Him to take care of you

Loneliness is a misty kind of thing. Loneliness is not quite the same as being alone. It is not necessarily solved by having people around. Synonyms... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — 8 tips for understanding, overcoming loneliness

Loneliness is a normal human emotion we all have experienced in life. Realizing that loneliness is an emotion — a feeling — and that... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 23 2014

Faith and Family: Dealing with loneliness — Causes of loneliness vary from circumstances to personality types

Perhaps you have seen the commercial of the man who goes to a local cell phone carrier to turn in his old phone for a new one. The female voice... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 6 2014

ABC-USA helping Liberian Baptists with Ebola crisis

KING OF PRUSSIA, Penn. — The American Baptist Churches (ABC) USA has approved an emergency grant of $120,000 to provide food and medical... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 30 2014

Food collected in Alabama on its way to Liberia

As first responders to the food crisis in West Africa, Alabama Baptists began collecting food to assist with the food depletion in several countries... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 30 2014

Churches can help keep communities from panicking

1. Educate. Know the facts about Ebola. Not everyone who goes to or has been to West Africa contracts Ebola. James Graham, pastor of Mount Pleasant... [READ MORE]

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