People with mental illness are looked down upon in most church communities. People are often blamed for their symptoms and isolated into a stigma of false teachings. The Christian community must develop tolerance toward those who with mental illness instead of stereotyping them.
Christmas is just around the corner; can you believe it? But the sad reality is that domestic violence will again spike sharply over the Christmas period. Can you believe that? Well, too often, anger spills over during the holidays, so I thought that this week, we’d share in a timely word on anger management.
About misconceptions of mental health in the church - Many of the stigmas about mental health are outdated and should not exit in churches, but churches should find effective ways of combating mental health issues.
We are children of the living God, and we will receive a glorious inheritance from God. We don’t deserve any of these things, but because God is so loving, He gives them to us.
About scars we all face dealing with mental illness- "Therefore, to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me
About how churches deny mental illness and how to help those who struggle, In many churches, denial is part of the game regarding mental illness. Many say we should not say we have this, that we are healed, or that God is healing us