Tagged: mental health

Love Letter to the Lonely

By Kaitlin B. Curtice Dear Friend, I’ve been thinking about you today. I’m thinking about all the ways we get things wrong on this earth, in this country. I’m thinking about all the different...

Before It’s Too Late: 13 Reasons Why

By Janell Anema Contagion. Outbreak. Epidemic. No, I’m not talking about Ebola. I’m talking about suicide. And these days, it feels like everyone is talking about suicide. Perhaps one reason is because, contrary to...

Fort Lauderdale, the Law, and Love

By Amy Simpson In a press conference the day after a deadly shooting in the Ft. Lauderdale airport, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler summarized the FBI’s response to the shooter’s November cry for help: “We’re...

Race—Not Just a Hot Topic

by Marcia Y. Riggs Why does an African American woman—a Womanist black liberationist religious ethicist—in her right mind teach for 23 years in a historically white seminary in the South?  I have asked myself...

April Is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Cinema Libre Studio has just released Too Sane for This World, a beautiful little documentary that gives voice to a dozen adults with different types of autism. This...

Overwhelmed

by Jennifer Carpenter Megachurch pastor Perry Noble recently posted “Should Christians Take Medication for Mental Illness?” on his blog, admitting that he initially believed—emphatically—that Christians should not.  However, he bravely details his own experiences...

A Church for Troubled Minds

by Amy Simpson Lives affected by mental illness, whether the afflicted or their families, are typically marked by isolation. Those suffering from the effects of mental illness desperately need to experience the love and...