Mental Health/Emotions, Info & Help

On the Nature of Arguments for Mental Illness

The literature of nouthetic counseling teaches that we are accountable for our thoughts and actions. Our actions often determine our experiences, but not always. A person may be held accountable by a counselor or physician for his behavior, but not for the feelings he experiences.

Your Doctor is Not God

Once we are admittedly sick it is easy to set up the physician as god. Surrounded by his pills, surgical instruments, or other medical technology surely he has the power to make us well. Admittedly it is tempting for the physician to assume the role of deity. This is a false assumption.

Can Anyone Heal Me?

Many deeply committed Christians are using physicians as a substitute for Christ.

The Nature of Man and Mental Illness

Man is spirit united to body with an integration of both entities. Thus a spiritual dysfunction may cause a bodily dysfunction, and vice versa.

Behavior or Disease?

When is an addiction or dysfunctional behavior a "disease?"

A Foundation for the Diaconal Role in Sickness

What should the role of a pastor, recovery pro or counselor be in sickness?

A Definition of Emotions

What are emotions? How should they be defined?

The Physician, The Pastor, Psychotherapy, and Counseling

A thorough discussion of the role of physicians and pastors in psychotherapy and counseling from a Biblical perspective.

Begin Where You Can

"I am God Almighty; walk before Me and be perfect."Genesis 17:1

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Do you question why a good God would allow suffering?

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