Tag Archives: pastors

How pastors can support mental health in the age of COVID-19.

Only 30 percent of pastors feel well-equipped to help their people deal with matters of mental or emotional health. Continue reading

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99% of Protestant pastors – churches are welcoming to persons with disabilities

The claims made by pastors in this study are VERY inconsistent with the experiences of our Key Ministry team and other like-minded ministries Continue reading

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A psychiatrist’s thoughts on pastors and suicide

A psychiatrist looks at how the church can better support pastors who wrestle with suicidal thoughts. Continue reading

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“A gateway drug to the devil”

A young wife and teacher nearly ends up dead after following the counsel of a pastor and his wife to stop taking psychiatric medications that were helping her to lead a productive life. This is spiritual abuse. Continue reading

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Why I’m grateful for Pastor Bob

Pastor Bob clearly demonstrated the experience, wisdom and integrity sufficient to earn the trust of the very gifted pastors and ministry leaders who serve our church. He was a pastor to hurting pastors…and for that, I’m grateful. Continue reading

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On losing my pastor

My pastor announced his resignation yesterday. I’ll miss him greatly. Continue reading

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4 thoughts on being a church leader with alcoholism

Bring your stories of redemption, we say. Your testimonies of sobriety are welcome here. But if you’re in the muck right now, we’d really rather you clean yourself up because we don’t really want to get dirty. Continue reading

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Review: Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife by Ruth A. Tucker

The book mixes the personal and the theological, serving as both a wife’s narrative of enduring domestic abuse by a pastor husband and a theology professor’s analysis of the biblical, theological, historical, and contemporary issues surrounding abuse in the church. Continue reading

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Dylan Dodson: Can a Christian Suffer from Depression? My Story

Pain and grief were emotions created by God, you should not feel guilty for feeling them. Being depressed does not mean you no longer love Jesus or that Jesus no longer loves you. Continue reading

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What some pastors believe about mental illness…

Pentecostal and non-denominational pastors were more likely to view depression as being caused by a lack of faith in God.
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