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Help, My Body's Out of Control!

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I’m not sure how I got down this particular rabbit hole, but I ended up reading an article about body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). And what I read crushed me.

Dear God, Do You Care?

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Editor’s Picks: Best of Mental Health and the Gospel

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Mental Health. Mostly, the threats come in ways you can’t see. But the claws of mental health struggles become very, very tangible as they seep into our lives and affect how we’re able to cope, live, and work. Sometimes it’s a challenge for Christians to talk about this. Afterall, doesn’t Jesus make us whole?

Losing Jarrid Wilson: Where Do We Go From Here?

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It was a few years ago that Jarrid Wilson and I were invited to the same event and we ended up staying connected afterwards. We chatted and encouraged each other, as we were both young adult pastors and had a lot in common. Every single interaction I ever had with him was life-giving.

“I Know How You Feel” & Other Things Not To Say

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Editor’s Picks: Best of the Conversation About Suicide

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Suicide is one of the toughest topics to talk about. It can be tempting to sweep the "S word" under the carpet, skirting around the issue. But what if we fostered a Christ-centered dialogue around suicide instead?

Help! I Can't Stop Overthinking!

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Hands shaking, I clung to my iPhone as I searched the Internet. WebMD. Got it. A few seconds later, I found myself reading through symptoms of a brain tumor.

4 Ways Your Pastor Might Be Struggling More Than You Think

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When news broke on the suicide of Pastor Andrew Stoecklein from Inland Hills Church, California, a concerned friend sent me a message to appreciate my work and to find out how I was doing. It was a nice gesture triggered by a sense of shock that was shared by many others in the world. How could it be that a pastor who seemed to “have it all together,” was so overwhelmed by the pressures of pastoral ministry and personal struggles that he took his own life?

Fight Club and the Emptiness of Our Human Pursuits

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“Mischief. Mayhem. Soap.” That is the tagline of Fight Club, one of the most popular and often-quoted films of the 1990s. With a rating of 8.8/10 on IMDB, the film officially cemented Brad Pitt’s character, Tyler Durden, as a symbol of anti-establishment in modern day America.