Resources in Human Dignity and Pro-Life

As a pastor, father, and follower of Christ, I have often found myself with a heavy heart when I think and pray about abortion. I’m saddened. I’m sickened. I’m burdened for the life of unborn children who are precious in... Continue...

Dr. Seuss famously wrote, "A person’s a person no matter how small." As Christians, we go a step further and say, "A person’s a person no matter his or her age, stage, ability, or perceived value in society." Dan Darling spoke about... Continue...

Every church has socially awkward Christians. I parent one of them. Our son has level 1 autism, formerly known as Asperger’s Syndrome. Autism Spectrum Disorder is often paired with Sensory Processing Disorder or even Giftedness. He looks and smells like... Continue...

Over the past year, Southern Baptists have been addressing sexual abuse in the church. It is good and crucial for us to engage this issue and provide training for those who volunteer in our church programs. At the same time,... Continue...

National Mental Illness Awareness Week is traditionally held in early October to draw attention to the struggles of the 20% of adults and children who experience a mental health disorder in any given year. I have been tremendously encouraged by the... Continue...

If we as Christians truly stand as defenders of the sanctity and dignity of all human life, our nation’s current response to the global refugee crisis ought to be of significant concern.   God’s love for the immigrant, refugee, and... Continue...

Two weeks ago, 30-year-old pastor and mental health advocate Jarrid Wilson took his own life, prompting many to consider why a vivacious young man with a thriving ministry and two small children would do think the world better without him. ... Continue...

I spend a lot of my time thinking through mental health and faith, as well as helping church communities do the same, and I’m encouraged. I’m encouraged by society’s attempts to reduce the stigma surrounding depression and anxiety. I’m encouraged by... Continue...

Churches should be a refuge for those who have experienced abuse. But, too often, survivors haven't found the protection they deserve and the care they need from the church.  Although a strong and responsive church community can and should be... Continue...

Mr. Kumalo* was a thin, fragile man who lived in a small, modest home. His house was empty, devoid of wife and children. It was sparsely furnished with only the barest of necessities, but he welcomed visitors inside as if... Continue...