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Ready to Care: Resources to Help Churches Minister to those Struggling With Mental Illnesses

Faith communities are often the first places individuals and families turn to when faced with the challenges of mental illness, especially during a crisis. Churches have unique opportunities to minister, not only in times of ...

Four Ways Churches Can Help Prevent Suicide

Suicide is an issue the church cannot afford to ignore. In a LifeWay Research study nearly a third of churchgoers said they’d lost a close family member or acquaintance to suicide. Of those, over a ...

Your Church and Mental Health

By Carol Dowsett Nearly 20% of Americans are impacted by mental health difficulties each year. And many are sitting in the pews of your church. Did you know that? While churches typically stand at "high ...

Five Tips for Opening Your Church Doors

Mental illnesses cause isolation and loneliness. They set people apart and often exclude them from the richness of community. At The Well we provide a place to belong … a place where those who struggle ...

Mental Illness and the Church

Excerpt from the Internet Monk (November 28, 2012). "The mentally and emotionally ill are part of every church. They make up part of the body of Christ. They are persons baptized, professing faith, participating in ...

June 2022 A Well World: Conduit of God’s Love 

Conduit of God’s Love When the Well Community was founded 20 years ago, it came out of a church outreach to the southern Oak Cliff area. Joel Pulis, his family and his friends at Cliff ...
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