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15 Things Churches Can Do to Help with Mental Illness

If you want to help your church be more faithful and effective in ministering to those with mental illness and overcoming its related stigmas, what do you do? How can churches help, besides referring people to professionals? Ready or not, the church is the first


131 Questions to Ask a Potential Church Employer

One of the best things you can do in the job-search process is ask questions. I have created some of the questions below from scratch and others I’ve adapted. I’ve organized them by categories so they’re easier to use. Before you read them, here are


How the Church Can Help with Mental Illness

My mother has seen multiple psychiatrists, counselors, and other mental-health professionals. She has seen the inside of more than one mental-health hospital, one jail, and one prison. Her history with serious mental illness goes back more than 20 years. But if she were to go


Why Nothing Will Stop the Mission of God

“The church in America is not doing well,” someone told me. I talked to her about where she wanted to serve as a ministry leader. She was against serving in the U.S.A because, from her perspective, the church is not doing well here. Is that


Encouragement for Sunday School Teachers

Dear Sunday School Teachers

It could be tempting to burn out as a Sunday school teacher, that’s why encouragement for Sunday school teachers is necessary. If I were to write a letter to a Sunday school teacher, I would look something like this: Dear Sunday School Teachers, I know