5 Things Christians Should Know About Depression & Anxiety

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via: Relevant Magazine – Brandon W. Peach

Depression and anxiety tend to be some of those touchy subjects that are tough to tackle from a Christian perspective.

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It’s not complicated just because the illnesses themselves are so complex, manifesting themselves in myriad ways, but also because perspectives about mental disorders vary greatly throughout the Church.

This isn’t to paint the Church with broad strokes. Incorrect beliefs about mental illness are pervasive throughout our culture. However, some of the “church-y” misconceptions about clinical depression and anxiety spring from a genuine desire to understand them scripturally. It’s necessary to generalize a bit to understand these attitudes: there are things well-meaning Christians tend to get wrong.

ALSO SEE: DeWayne Woods On How He Overcame Depression [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] &  Jessica Reedy Talks About Her Depression Battle [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Of course, there is way more information about anxiety and depression than…

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