Psychological/Mental Issues


Alabama News | Mar. 20 2019

Cadence Call to offer courses for first responders, military members facing trauma or transitional issues

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist As tornados ripped across Lee County earlier this month, Alabama’s first responders were right there,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 8 2019

‘Not Alone’ mental health conference Feb. 22-23 will feature Kay Warren, Steve Marshall

One in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That makes it important for the church to know how to minister well both... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 6 2019

Parents may want to limit children’s tech use — and definitely their own

Practically everyone these days is concerned, if not annoyed, by the way young people seem to be addicted to technology. Research shows that... [READ MORE]

Conferences | Oct. 13 2016

Shame isolates, destroys community, psychiatrist says

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Nobody needs a psychiatrist to explain what shame feels like — we all know, said Curt... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 24 2015

NOBTS professor’s family talks openly about suicide, encourages people to show love, forgiveness in wake of Ashley Madison scandal

The family of Baptist professor and pastor John Gibson is calling his death a suicide connected to the Ashley Madison website hack. By openly... [READ MORE]

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]

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]

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]

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