Tackling Mental Illness Together: A Biblical And Practical ApproachBy: Alan Thomas
A biblical framework for understanding mental illness and helping the mentally ill. Synthesises the relevant biblical material with our scientific understanding of mental illness. Equips the reader to deal wisely, intelligently and compassionately with issues of mental health in churches and the community. Helps us discern between bad behaviour which is a result of illness and that which results from sin.
Revolutionise the way you deal with the mentally ill in your congregation and community - you don't need to be an expert to make a difference
- How do we deal wisely, intelligently and compassionately with those who suffer from mental illness?
- Can we really make a difference if we aren’t professionals?
- Is it possible to discern between bad behaviour due to illness and that caused by sin?Discover how your church can become a safe, encouraging and healing place.
‘The next-best thing to spending a week shadowing Professor Thomas.’ Sinclair Ferguson
‘Rational, readable and relevant, this book confirms that all involved in pastoral work can help tackle mental illness.’ Andrew Fergusson
‘The go-to resource for those who want to know more: the wisdom of reliable clinical experience laced with academic rigour and good common sense, all grounded in God’s word. I recommend it highly.’ Glynn Harrison
‘Empowers us all to play our part.’ Debbie Hawker
‘An accessible, practical, sensible and biblically grounded resource to help us navigate this challenging terrain.’ Sharon James
‘Presented in a way that will instil confidence that we can work with mental health professionals.’ Nick Pollard