A recent suicide by a US pastor whose ongoing struggles with his mental health were part of his public ministry has produced a lot of commentary on the subject of ministry, chronic depression, and how sufferers can live with both. Connor Gwin writes from the perspective of his own life dealing with both of these …

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I have this ongoing weight-control program. This is part-break and part-reward from some recent fine tuning I’ve been doing on that program. I’m not eating alone, but I’m also not saying who else is here. But (one of) my daughters is getting very proficient with her grazing platter skills.

Last Saturday night I participated in a phone conversation that dealt with directions about various medical treatment choices that may or may not be needed for someone who is not capable of making those choices themselves. I found this article by Kathryn Butler at Desiring God covered a lot of the considerations that were being …

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Anger with God is not unbelief. It is an aspect of faith that has reached its current limitations. Bonnie Zahl writes about the various ways in which a relationship with God will sometimes find us in pain and wrestling with him. Being in relationship with other Christians we need to grow together in grace and …

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This article is measured and seeks to propose that the health effects of a digital overload need to be recognized and strategies developed to deal constructively with a problem that will not go away. Though referenced in US terms, it would seem that Australia is not far removed from its central points: Historians and clinicians …

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