Churches tend to avoid talking about mental-health issues that make people uncomfortable until after a tragedy has occurred.
Richard Land suggests that SBC convention unity resulted from Baptists taking on cultural issues instead of themselves.
Arkansas minister Ronnie Floyd applauds SBC messengers for approving a resolution calling on churches to have compassion for those with mental illness.
President Obama called on houses of worship to be part of a national conversation about mental health as a way to help prevent gun violence.
Participants in a conference for Newtown-area clergy share advice on how to preach about guns in a congregation with members on both sides of the Second Amendment debate.
Matthew Warren, 27, son of pastor and author Rick Warren, battled his whole life with mental illness and depression before committing suicide April 5.