Just Broken Glass: Children in a Mentally Ill World

Mental illnesses in parents represent a risk for children in the family. These children have a higher risk for developing mental illnesses than other children. When both parents are mentally ill, the chance is even greater that the child might become mentally ill. The risk is particularly strong when a parent has one or moreContinue reading “Just Broken Glass: Children in a Mentally Ill World”

The Real Battle

Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem. 2 Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around onContinue reading “The Real Battle”

Jesus’ Love, (Believer Style)

“I slept, but my heart was awake,     when I heard my lover knocking and calling: “Open to me, my treasure, my darling,     my dove, my perfect one. My head is drenched with dew,     my hair with the dampness of the night.” 3 But I responded, “I have taken off my robe.     Should I get dressed again?Continue reading “Jesus’ Love, (Believer Style)”

Preaching to Yourself

PREACHING TO YOURSELF ABOUT HOPE by Terry Powell Have you ever “preached to yourself?” I’m referring to the act of fighting negative and unbiblical thought patterns with the Word of God. It’s also called “biblical self-talk,” reminding yourself of truth that counteracts Satan’s lies. In Future Grace, John Piper illustrates how the Psalmist battled despondencyContinue reading “Preaching to Yourself”