Overcoming Darkness: An Interview with Dr. Philip Mitchell

Professor Mitchell, what is the difference between being depressed and just feeling bad about yourself? Sometimes it’s easy to tell the difference; sometimes you’re not certain. I look for clinical indicators of depressive illness: whether the person’s life is becoming impaired by these bad feelings, when it’s starting to interfere with people’s sleep, appetite and […]

Jamison and Steel: Interviews on Suicide

NAMI’s Interviews With Danielle Steel & Kay Jamison Last year, Steel published His Bright Light, a memoir of her son, Nick Traina, who committed suicide at age 19 after a life-long battle with bipolar disorder (manic depression). More recently, Jamison has published Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide, combining research, clinical expertise and personal experience to […]

Should I Take Medication? by John Piper

What’s Your Take on Christians Using Antidepressants? by John Piper In the end I’m going to say that there are times when I think it is appropriate, but I want to go there cautiously and slowly, with warnings. Depression is a very complex thing. It’s got many layers. I think we all would agree that […]

CT Interview with Brennan Manning

The Dick Staub Interview: Brennan Manning on “Ruthless Trust” http://www.brennanmanning.com/ Many Christians are still afraid to let God love them as they truly are, says the former priest, sober alcoholic, and author. This is just a small excerpt of an interview given by Mr. Manning to Christianity Today. What is premise of this book about […]

Out of Darkness: The Kelly Willard Interview

 by Maryann B. Hunsberger | CT, originally posted 8/27/2007  After a long absence from making music, not to mention a series of tragedies—including a divorce and her daughter’s suicide—CCM veteran Kelly Willard is back on the scene. Since the early days of the Jesus movement, Kelly Willard has been a part of Christian music, recording […]