Maria, from Sydney, NSW, lost her 33-year-old son to suicide and wants to help others struggling with mental health issues.
“The more I think about it raises more and more ethical and moral questions.”
“I have no close friends in my area and have to drive 50 kilometres to see a colleague.”
“If we really want to last in ministry we must take seriously the human vocation of loving well.”
“It’s that non-judgmental, unconditional listening that is what makes the difference.”
“I have always believed the Church is a great resource for people to receive help with anxiety and depression.”
By the time he was seven, Brian had been abused, run over by a car and almost died when he fell through a glass window. As an adult, the only way for him to cope was through drugs and alcohol, but even that wasn’t enough and he was ready to end his life.
In 1988, Bobby McFerrin’s upbeat anthem “Don’t Worry Be Happy” captivated audiences around the world and topped music charts in countries like Australia. Despite its light-hearted message, it serves as a reminder that this cheer-up approach is no cure for those dealing with mental health issues.
From busking in shopping centres to travelling the world, music and worship has always helped Eloise Robertson express her heart to God.
Hating God, Loving God is Alex Davies’ painful story of being raised in an abusive and manipulative cult. Through Jesus, Alex finally found the love and acceptance he had been seeking.
“Young people would be better off if more of them had a connection to something bigger than themselves.”
How important is good sleep to our mental health? Our physical and mental wellbeing go hand in hand, so getting enough rest is one the most important things we can do.
Kerrie Atherton has faced more than her fair share of physical and emotional trauma. But her faith in God has helped her to heal, and she’s now helping others going through similar challenges.
Did you know that as many as one in five Australians are affected by mental illness every year? This is a problem that we cannot afford to ignore. The impacts are being felt across our communities, both on the health system and the justice system.
Dr John Warlow established “The Christian Wholeness Framework”, and believes he’s discovered the one thing sure to boost your mood and improve your day.
Christians can learn to conquer stress by turning to God daily. Praying and spending time reading God’s Word will strengthen you.
It is believed that there is just one person per 130 square kilometres in some of the most distant corners of our country. For people living in these remote regions, there is also a greater risk of suffering from mental and emotional health issues.
Paul Asay’s son Colin struggles with depression. After Colin overdosed on medication a couple years ago, Paul realised he’d never shared his own depression and anxiety struggles with his son.
Nicky Jeffery felt that because she was a Christian, post-natal depression would never happen to her. But that simply wasn’t true. She shared her personal story on 20Twenty and is now offering hope and encouragement to other mums feeling alone.