Common Misunderstandings Christians Have About Depression and Anxiety
I write frequently about the misconceptions within the church that may be hurting fellow members of the congregation. Individuals with mental health issues of every form face stigma and misinformation in every day of their lives, but educating others about the reality of mental health and its context within our religion can help correct these myths.
Brandon W. Peach shared five of the most common misunderstandings about depression and anxiety in the church, and what Christians should know to be able to better understand these conditions and provide better support to those who are struggling. Even if you think you understand depression or anxiety, you might be surprised to find that it isn’t quite what you think it is.