Tag: Counseling

Outreach Resources of the Year: Counseling and Relationships

Written by a physician, The Deepest Place reverberates with heartfelt compassion, clinical understanding and studied, biblical wisdom that will benefit pastors and other ministry leaders involved in counseling.

Is ‘Mental Illness’ a Helpful Label?

Despite its limitations, “mental illness” is still the preferred label in the medical profession and in popular culture.

When Our Way Isn’t Working: Staying Connected to Jesus

I wanted to tell him my life felt out of control, like I was always underwater, straining to break through the surface and get a lungful of air.

6 Questions for Pastors to Ask a Grieving Person

Through support and biblical wisdom, individuals can experience recovery.

20th Annual Outreach Resources of the Year: Counseling and Relationships

About 20% of those who lose a loved one experience an unrelenting mental health condition known as “complicated grief.” Of course, these numbers do not even touch the grief resulting from job loss, the pandemic and other bereavements. Grief abounds. That’s why Tim Challies’ Seasons of Sorrow is particularly relevant for anyone in ministry and counseling.

Tim Challies: Seasons of Sorrow

“The purest joy and the fullest rest lie beyond time’s horizon.”

Michael MacKenzie on Serving Spiritual Leaders in Crisis

Why self-care matters in ministry

3 Encouragements for When Your Heart Is Broken

Excerpted from 'Either Way, We'll Be All Right'