Are you a caregiver for someone with chronic physical and mental problems? Are you trying to understand the changes in their personality, or how to love them in their changing circumstances? This article provides general principles for you to apply to your situation, whether that be caring for a stroke victim, an Alzheimer’s sufferer, bipolar disorder, or otherwise.
The author speaks as one who struggles with depression, and offers helpful insights and advice to fellow believers as to how to respond well in support of brothers and sisters who suffer with depression.
This article provides balanced and biblical reflections on conditions that are referred to as mental illnesses.
This article gives insight into the suffering of those with mental illness, identifies some of the kinds of “miserable comfort” believers sometimes offer those with mental illness, and lays out the hope of the gospel as it speaks to people experiencing mental disorder.
Is there a relationship between mental illness and demon possession? In addressing this question, the article notes that in Scripture, not all epileptics were demon-possessed and not all demon-possessed people were epileptics. This distinction has important pastoral implications, which the author goes on to establish by way of questions a pastor needs to consider: Are there any indicators revealing that the person dabbles in the occult?
Is mental illness only a spiritual problem? This article argues that the biblical teaching on the depravity of man sheds light on how Christians should approach the issue of mental illness.
There are ten ways in which the church can stigmatize mental illness, and this article lists them.
This article offers a Christian perspective on dementia.