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Depression Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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Recent suicide is reminder of stresses that pastors face

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Pastors are only human. It’s easy to forget that spiritual leaders face the same stresses and challenges as the members of their congregations. Dealing daily with the struggles of others often exacerbates ...

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Women do have a better memory than men

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From remembering the dentist appointment to the date of your mother-in-law’s birthday, women are champs. A new study finds that when it comes to specific events, women have better memory and instant ...

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President signs Hawley bill addressing police suicides

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Legislation to help stop police officer suicides, and written by Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bipartisan measure restores and expands grant funding ...

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Netflix cuts graphic suicide scene from season finale

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Amid continued public and media criticism, Netflix has decided to cut “13 Reasons Why” of its most graphic suicide scene to date. The television show’s season finale sees main character Hannah Baker ...

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Meds, social media linked to Gen Z suicide rise?

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Gen Z suicide rates have spiked to the highest level in nearly two decades for that age range. A report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says it’s now ...

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Anxiety: Can we beat it?

In my 32 years of practice I have found that anxiety has continued to increase, affecting people who seldom would have wrestled with it in years past. A certain amount of anxiety ...

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Depression doesn’t have to be a dirty word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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Justin Bieber reaches out for prayer, admits his struggle: ‘God is faithful and ur prayers really work’

Singer Justin Bieber posted about his struggle with anxiety and depression last week, reaching out to his fans to ask for prayers. On his Instagram account, he wrote: “Just wanted to keep ...

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‘I Identify as a Child of God’: Letitia Wright delivers stunning awards speech

One of the stars of 2018 blockbuster Black Panther has given a stunning, faith-filled acceptance speech upon picking up an award in the United Kingdom. Letitia Wright, who played Shuri in the ...

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Should euthanasia be given to those who are depressed?

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The practice of euthanasia is growing around the world, even in the United States. But some are wondering if the practice has moved on to the “slippery slope” of reasons now being ...

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4 surprising insights into life with Parkinson’s Disease

Over 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and while some symptoms are easier to see, such as tremors, stiffness and slowness of movement, there are a range of harder-to-detect non-movement ...

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When someone you love is sick: ministering to the chronically ill

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Christians get high marks when it comes to ministering in crises. But when it comes to meeting the long-term needs of the chronically ill, most say they feel they’ve failed. Sure, their ...

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Is Life Worth Living? HOPE FOR TODAY by Clint Decker

Clay Center, Kansas – The fall of 1993 was one of the most difficult periods of my life. I was a sophomore at a Christian college, studying for a career in ministry.  I ...

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Dodge City responds to teen suicide epidemic

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Why are Dodge City teenagers killing themselves? The community came together this week to find answers to the suicide explosion and offer support. “Our youth need to know they are not alone, ...

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Reflections on a Reconciliation Weekend with If Not for Grace Ministry

“If Not For Grace” — What is grace? How big is grace? How is grace given? Who qualifies to receive it? The Lord granted me new glimpses into what heavenly grace really ...

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