10 Phrases that Encapsulate Your Journey with an Eating Disorder
This kind of timeline is worth bearing in mind when dealing with most counseling problems.
Dementia: A Biblical Approach for Care
This article demonstrates a healthy integration of biblical counseling and medical care.
Like the secular Medical Model, the biblical approach has a standard definition of dementia: decreased mental capabilities such as memory loss, inability to think abstractly, impaired decision-making, and the inability to communicate normally. The biblical approach values the contributions of physicians and considers dementia a medical condition that should be managed by a physician. In addition, the biblical approach recognizes that people with dementia and their loved ones need counseling based on biblical truth. A biblical counselor is advised to take a personal interest in a counselee with dementia and visit frequently, be sensitive to spiritual needs, and encourage him or her from Scripture.
3 Dangers in Rejecting Mental Health Care
This article calls for the kind of integration outlined above to be practiced in broader mental health issues.
The rejection of mental health care sets up a polarization between two disciplines that should be helping each other. The lack of trust between clergy and mental health professionals is obvious and palpable in too many areas of our culture.
Let’s bring back the Sabbath to give us a true work break
A secular article on the benefits of Sabbath keeping.
It is time for us, whatever our religious beliefs, to see the Sabbatarian laws of old not as backward and pharisaical, but rather as the liberatory statements they were meant to be. It is time to ask what our society would look like if it made room for a new Sabbath–or, to put it a different way, what our society would need to look like for the Sabbath to be possible.
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
By a voice you can trust, Rosaria Butterfield:
“I believe that if Christians lived communally, then people who struggle with same-sex attraction would not be driven away from the church for intimacy but instead would find real intimacy within the family of God.”
How stress affects your body
A friend who teaches in a college send me this video. She shows it to her students at the beginning of the semester.
In the Year of Our Lord: Reflections on Twenty Centuries of Church History by Sinclair Ferguson.
A Proverbs Driven Life by Anthony Selvaggio $3.99.
Not a Chance: God, Science, and the Revolt against Reason by R. C. Sproul and Keith Mathison $1.99.
The Disappearance of God: Dangerous Beliefs in the New Spiritual Openness by Dr R. Albert Mohler