Category: Mental Health
We Need More Songs Like “Worn” on Christian Radio
I remember my first introduction to contemporary Christian music and CCM radio. I don’t remember where I was or who I listened to, but I remember my mind being blown. Having until then only heard hymns or southern gospel in the church, I had no idea that Christian music could sound like what I listened…
Christian Parents: Talk to your kids about their mental health.
Chrisitan parents, the kids are not alright. And they haven’t been for awhile. In 2012, I was 16 years old, and just beginning to deal with severe anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. At the time, I thought I was the only one because no one else was talking about it. Now, 10 years later, I…
7 Things Christians with Mental Illnesses are Tired of Hearing
The mental health conversation has come a long way, even in the 10 years or so since I was diagnosed. There’s now a strong community of voices speaking out about their experiences who refuse to be silenced by stigma. Yet the stigma persists, especially, unfortunately, within the church. There’s a unique set of questions and…