After our post on Thursday…a response to a blog frequented by senior pastors suggesting that demonic possession is a plausible explanation for the increased prevalence of mental illness, I’d planned to vent today about the unwillingness of church leaders to seek out qualified Christian leaders in the neurosciences to speak knowledgeably about mental illness-related topics. 752 more words
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In the ninth segment in our series…Ten Things I Wish Church Leaders Knew About Families and Mental Illness, we’ll look at why churches don’t need to launch a new “program” connect with and welcome families of kids with mental health concerns… and explore why programs may be counterproductive to effective inclusion. 852 more words
It’s the hottest craze since the microwave oven – the ability to attend church on your computer without even leaving your own home.
Key Ministry saw a need in this area and filled it. 627 more words
This is the eleventh post in our Winter 2013 blog series Understanding Depression in Kids and Teens…A Primer for Pastors, Church Staff and Christian Parents. 608 more words
It’s time again for us to offer an invite to any member of our larger family in Christ with excellent ideas to contribute to the field of disability ministry to serve as a presenter for Key Ministry’s Inclusion Fusion Disability Ministry Web Summit! 215 more words
In the eighth segment in our series…Ten Things I Wish Church Leaders Knew About Families and Mental Illness, we’ll look at why helping people to feel like they’ve been chosen is critical to the success of outreach and inclusion efforts when families have mental health concerns. 943 more words