Medical Issues

Alabama News | Apr. 30 2015

Birmingham event focuses on helping church members struggling with mental illness

In the Jan. 8 issue of The Alabama Baptist, a series of articles was featured on the topic of mental illness issues. These articles explained... [READ MORE]

Associations | Apr. 2 2015

Small Guatemalan village receives a glimpse of hope

The children in Conevisa — a small village in Zacapa, Guatemala — live with little hope for the future. A lack of jobs influences... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 19 2015

Methamphetamine labs down ‘significantly’ in Alabama

Aside from the damage it does to the drug user, methamphetamine causes a plethora of suffering for those involved in the making, selling and... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 16 2015

WMU’s Project HELP: PTSD educates church members on how to help others

How would you react if someone in your church went through something traumatic, such as a violent crime or a horrible car accident? What would... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Feb. 5 2015

As abortion rates decline, ERLC President Moore says there is still ‘much to be done’

The number and rate of abortions continue to decline as America passes the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the sanctity of human life observances... [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 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]