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.