Through personal experience and hearing shared experiences of other people, I have concluded that in most cases of any mental illness, people, and more specifically Christians, don’t know what to say. This comes down to a lot of stigma surrounding overall mental health, in the Church and out, but I’ll save that for another post. I’ll just say that what you do or don’t say to someone can really change their life; the Bible isn’t kidding when it says that the power of death and life are in the tongue.
Below I have compiled a few lists of things that you should and shouldn’t say to someone who has just shared with you their struggle.[Read more…] about Things Christians Say about Mental Health (vs What They Should Say)