Month: September 2013
Divorce and the Church
Why is there so much divorce in the Church? Divorce is so prevalent among Christians it has reached an epidemic level. Scripture is clear that one may divorce for only two possible cases: infidelity (adultery) and in the case where a believer is married to a non-believer and the non-believer wants a divorce. That is…
More depressing news on how the Church views mental illness
According to this article, more than 50% of Americans believe prayer and Bible study alone can cure mental illness! This is really worse than I thought things were. Feeling very depressed after reading this article! It’s shocking, but at the same time understandable. So few Christians are raised in a way that educates them about…
Mental Illness – mind or body problem?
Here is a professor at a local seminary who is director of their biblical counseling institute. He questions the commonly held view of mental illness as an organic disease and views it as a spiritual matter. His view is that the mind is not part of the body. He says,”Can someone get mentally ill? No.…