It’s proximity. It’s one of those things that even though the pastor may counsel people or address it, when it becomes something the pastor leads the church to understand and work towards body it’s typically because they’ve experienced it through a significant personal encounter.
- Study of Acute Mental Illness and Christian Faith – Lifeway Research
- Mental Illness Remains Taboo Topic for Many Pastors by Lifeway Research
- Mental Health Resources – Focus on the Family