A walk by a stream prompts a writer and spiritual director to wonder: Could a fresh understanding of joy help restore us?
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Thousands marched in Minneapolis the day before the start of jury selection in the Derek Chauvin trial. Photo by Chad Davis/Wikimedia Commons
The verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial does not undo the accumulated horror people of color continue to absorb, writes an expert on faith and mental health.
Despair is an understandable response to the world around us, writes an author and independent scholar living with bipolar disorder. But she finds hope in her trust that God is with her through it all.
Riley Singleton, a volunteer assistant strength-training coach, lifts weights in one of the temporary outdoor shelters created so that teen participants can keep training during the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Matt Overton
Physical labor and activity have been a boon to teens during the pandemic, leading a youth pastor to realize that the physical matters -- to us and to God.
Those with severe mental health issues are often misunderstood by people of faith, but churches have a responsibility to listen to and see each person as a person, says a professor and author.
Jessica Young Brown: Who cares for the shepherds? The secondary trauma of faith leaders must be addressed
The toll of the last six months on clergy requires a sustained response, from the seminary and denominational levels as well as congregations, writes an expert on faith and mental health.
Pastors can benefit from adaptable, restorative practices, writes a leading researcher on well-being in the workplace.
Fear is not the antithesis of faith and truth; nor does it indicate a lack of trust in God, writes a pastoral care professor and licensed clinical psychologist. Indeed, God created us with fear to keep us safe.
In the national aftermath of recent racist violence, a church and a community continue the work of healing as they mark the five-year anniversary of the Charleston massacre.