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Friday’s 5 to Live By—The Biblical Counseling and Mental Illness

April 26, 2013

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Friday's Five To Live By 2012

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. This week we are linking to posts related to biblical counseling and mental illness.

Mental Illness and the Church

In our three-year history of the Friday 5, we’ve likely only linked to one of our own posts two or three times. Today is one of those rare exceptions. Dr. Jeremy Pierre of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary shared an excellent post with our BCC Grace & Truth readers entitled Mental Illness and the Church.

Maximizing and Minimizing Mental Illness

David Murray has a thought-provoking post that biblical counselors may agree with at some points and have some disagreements with at other points. You can read it here and decide for yourself at Maximizing and Minimizing Mental Illness.

Are Biblical Counselors “Sin Maximizers”?

Bob Kellemen is responding to David Murray’s posts with a series of posts. His first three responses are:

Brain Malfunction Versus Mental Illness

Paul Tautges works to nuance the discussion with compassion in Brain Malfunction Versus Mental Illness.

A Biblical Response to Suicide and Mental Illness in the Church

Dr. Ab Abercrombie has two posts related to mental illness and the church. A Biblical Response to Mental Illness and Suicide and Suicide in the Church: Why We Believe What We Believe.

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Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?