Lori Alexander, Depression, Suicide -by Julie Anne and Kathi Lori Alexander runs a blog and Facebook page called The Transformed Wife. Her Facebook page has over 21,000 followers! She models her ministry using the Titus 2 idea of older women teaching younger women. After 23 years of a difficult marriage, she claims her marriage improved after she… Continue reading The Dangerous Teachings of Lori Alexander of The Transformed Wife
Biblical Counseling, psychology, Wretched Radio, Drive By Counseling, Suicide, cutting *** I.just.can't. Someone tweeted this link to me. The video is only a minute long. I watched it. I wanted to scream. The end. You can hit play to listen to it - it's just an audio. Or you can read the words transcribed below.… Continue reading Drive-By Trainwreck Counseling
A look at Christian response to suicide.***Yesterday, I tweeted this after hearing of Robin Williams' death by suicide:I asked him if he considered depression to be sin?His response:***We had more exchanges, he refused to answer my question.I also got a personal e-mail from someone who had recently gone through postpartum depression and loss. She, too,… Continue reading Christian Response to Suicide
***JD Hall's public confession regarding the Braxton Caner exchange on Twitter. Yesterday, JD Hall made a public confession before his church family. It was then read again on his podcast here:***He also gave it to ABP to publish, Pastor repents for interaction with suicidal teen, along with their background article.Additionally, today I noticed that he has changed… Continue reading JD Hall’s Public Confession Regarding His Twitter Conversation with Ergun Caner’s Son, Who Later Committed Suicide
*** Alan Maricle aka @Rhology defends and imitates J.D. Hall's (aka @pulpitandpen) bad behavior on Twitter. *** Admin note: I'm going to take the easy route here and jump into a situation to discuss it without giving a lot of background. However, if you want to know the background of this story, please visit Wartburg Watch… Continue reading Who is @Rhology? What are #pulpiteers? How Do They Function?
Commenters share about high-controlling pastors who leave a path of mental health destruction, even suicide, because they cannot get appropriate help. A while back, I found a comment at SGMSurvivor.com blog that cut like a knife. Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM) is in the news a good bit because of the sex abuse lawsuits, but the subject… Continue reading Can High-Controlling Pastors Lead Their Members into Depression and Even Suicide?
* * * I have been seeing a lot of response online regarding the death of Matthew Warren last week. As you are probably aware, Matthew, age 27, was the youngest son of Pastor Rick Warren, and last Friday after many years of depression and despair, he ended his own life.… Continue reading Biblical Counseling and Mental Health Crises: Does it Always Work?