How should you answer someone who asks, "Do people who commit suicide go to heaven?"? This article offers some wise counsel on how to minister either to those whose loved one has committed suicide or to those who themselves are close to suicide.
This article identifies warning signs for suicide, offers advice about how to become involved, and underlines the obligation we have as believers to become involved when a person threatens suicide.
This article offers clear and practical advice about how to respond to loved ones who may be suicidal.
The author draws on Scripture and personal experience to encourage those who are suicidal to give heed to the gospel.
This article provides a helpful discussion on the relationship between suicide and perseverance of believers. The author uses Scripture to illumine his thoughts.
This article offers biblical data and advice about suicide, and helping a person who is suicidal.
This article discusses the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why. It questions the trend of letting youth view the series. The author explains that while it is good to encourage healthy conversation on tough topics, we do not want our children to accept as normal the culture that the show describes and portrays. The article concludes by emphasizing to parents that their children need to know that they can face hard things and get through them with God's help.
This article offers ten practical suggestions for how to talk to a person whose loved one has committed suicide. The advice is taken from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and is not explicitly biblical.
This article offers helpful advice to pastors and biblical counselors for recognizing and addressing suicidal tendencies in counsellees. Some of the advice would pertain most directly to professional counsellors, but the principles may be applied to pastoral counselling.
This article uses biblical data to address the question about the eternal destiny of the believer who commits suicide.
The author makes use of a booklet written by police chaplain Bruce Ray to provide practical advice to those who have to deal with a person who is suicidal.
This article focuses on the effect of teen suicide on survivors, and offers advice about providing pastoral care.
This article discusses the grief of suicide survivors, as well as the stigma historically associated with suicide among Christians. It encourages grace rather than judgment in assessing the sin of suicide, and offers advice in ministering to those who are tempted by suicide, and to survivors of suicide.