A Baylor University sociologist finds that prayer is more effective in easing anxiety when the pray-er believes in a loving, dependable God.

Published in Faith
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 16:58

Robin Williams and the church

How can we create a hospitable culture for those in anguish?

Published in Commentaries

Baptists have participated with mental health leaders to foster a dialogue between psychiatrists and clergy on the medical and spiritual dimensions of mental health care.

Published in Social Issues

Pastors and therapists say Christians must come to see mental illness for what it is — simply an illness — in order to be the hands and feet of Christ for those who suffer from it.

Published in Social Issues

Curtis Ramsey-Lucas says police are increasingly first responders to people with mental health conditions in crisis and that inadequate training too often leads to tragedy.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 15 July 2013 12:35

Depressed ministers growing concern

Experts say ministers may be especially susceptible to depression but are often hesitant to seek help.

Published in Social Issues

The Chapel Hill resident said her goal is to avoid arrest at protests against North Carolina Republicans who are cutting into social programs and education.

Published in People
Thursday, 13 June 2013 02:38

SBC messengers learn to get along

Richard Land suggests that SBC convention unity resulted from Baptists taking on cultural issues instead of themselves.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 18:34

SBC pastor preaches mental health

Arkansas minister Ronnie Floyd applauds SBC messengers for approving a resolution calling on churches to have compassion for those with mental illness.

Published in People

Rather than being co-opted by politicians in debate over gun control, Christians should seek common-ground solutions that unite rather than divide.

Published in Commentaries
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