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By On January 28th, 2017

Spiritual Care for Divorce

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Moses had lots to say about divorce. Moses as judge of Israel, granted divorces only in certain areas. He did not grant divorce simply because a couple couldn’t work it out.  Even Jesus talked about divorce. Jesus speaking to his disciples…

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By On August 27th, 2013

How Do Christians Understand Mental Illness?

You would think from most of the discussion about Christianity and mental health that most Bible-following people don’t believe in mental illness. We talk constantly about the stigma associated with it and tell stories of those who weren’t offered the appropriate support from their religious community, but the reality is more complex. There are certainly…

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By On August 23rd, 2013

Can a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?

Suicide is a plague eating away at the foundation of the church and society. Far too many families are impacted by the tragic decision to take one’s life, and far too many people struggle with mood disorders until eventually they succumb. However, in the future we might be able to identify people at high risk…

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By On March 27th, 2013

Can a Cough Syrup Ingredient Help Treat Down Syndrome?

Could cough syrup really help treat Down Syndrome patients? Researchers at Monash University seem to think so. Specifically, they believe a key ingredient in most cough syrups, called BTD-001, could help people with Down Syndrome improve their memory, language, and learning abilities. The lead on the study, Associate Professor Bob Davis, cited BTD-001’s history as…

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By On October 5th, 2012

Ed Welch Speaks on Helping Those With Mental Health Issues

At the Desiring God 2012 National Conference that took place in Minneapolis, Minn., over the weekend, counseling expert Ed Welch spoke on how Christians can improve the way they minister to those struggling with mental health issues. Jeff Schapiro of the Christian Post was there to catch his speech. Welch stressed that while it can…

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