Editor’s note: Following MennoCon19, several bloggers for The Mennonite are sharing reflections. The church is a mess, thanks be to God. This was a refrain […]
Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives.
What’s on my mind? Mental health. Mental illness includes ADHD, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, PTSD and much more. Let’s learn more and talk more. If our churches (and our homes) are truly going to be places of healing and hope, we need to be a place for those with mental health challenges and their families to belong and gain the support they need. Here are some places to start:
Jennie Wintermote is a native Kansan, an interim pastor, a graduate student and director of the Western District Conference Resource Library. She loves reading, scrapbooking and trying to figure out what it means to live out her faith every day. She also tries to remember to blog at prairieroseramblings.weebly.com.
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