Positive Psychology and the Gospel  

Positive Psychology is a shadow gospel, a kind of new religion. It makes happiness the means and the ends. It minimizes our dependence on God and his grace to accomplish any good thing.

Healing Through Relationship

In helping others to emotionally heal from this pandemic by being in proper relationship with one another, we will also be healing ourselves.

Religious Coping

Religious coping tools are things we derive from our religious beliefs, practices, experiences and relationships

The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God

To overthrow our idolatry of self and thus heal our anxiety, God’s peace shines forth in the radiance of the mission of the Son, who comes to bring peace through his life, death, resurrection and ascension, and through sending the indwelling Holy Spirit.

Fighting Anxiety With Humility

We are not God. Most of the things that make us anxious are things we cannot fix. Why not let go of them and give them to the one who can?

Hope in Deep Waters: Resources for a Pandemic

Many of us have cried out to God as David did in Psalm 96:1. We’ve found ourselves sinking as we tread the depths of uncertainty and loneliness. As we navigate these unfamiliar waters we, like David, have become intimately acquainted with anxiety, depression, grief and fear, as well as anger and frustration.

When to Pray, When to Parent and When to Seek Help

By Morgan Myers Remember: When it comes to concerns about our children, not all issues are parenting issues. Not all issues are spiritual issues. And not all issues are mental health issues.

Mental Health as Mission

When an individual or family faces a mental health crisis, often they turn first to their faith community for help and support. It’s important, therefore, that churches become informed and be ready to embrace the opportunity to minister.

Mental Illness, Prayer and Extravagant Grace

I can’t honestly say I am thankful for the mental illness that besets our son. But in full truthfulness I can say I am glad to have been forced to do battle with my theology of suffering and to test both its mettle and mine.

Living in the Resurrection: Mental Health

In this message Bishop Jones explores why congregations, in living out the Resurrection, should become aware of ways to support those with mental health challenges.