Resources from our Gospel, Church and Mental Health conference, March 2023

Main Sessions

Session 1
Thinking biblically about mental health
Steve Midgley

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Session 2
The body and mental illness
Andrew Collins

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Session 3
Circumstances and mental illness
Joanna Jackson

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Session 4
Living with mental illness
Hosted by Steve Midgley

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Bible Reading
John 10:1-21
Andrew Nicholls

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Session 5
The gospel, the church and mental health
Helen Thorne

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Workshop

Describing depression: why words and names matter
Chris and Zena Schofield

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Providing support and help #1: creative solutions including lament
Joanna Jackson and Jonny Parker

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Corporate Lament ↗
Lament Spoken Word by Jonny Parker (text) ↗

Providing support and help #2: engaging networks and practical care
Helen Thorne

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Providing support and help #3: uncovering and challenging sin
Andrew Collins & Kenny Larsen

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Providing support and help #4: steadfast love when depression persists
Steve Midgley
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Conference Resources

Stream Resources

Stream 1 – Church-based care
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Stream 2 – Pastors and church leaders
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Stream 3 – Professional Counsellors
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(session 2 only)

Music

Mental Health and Your Church

Mental Health and Your Church by Helen Thorne and Steve Midgley is a brand-new resource designed to serve as a handbook for biblical care in local churches.

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