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The Gospel and Mental Illness with Michael Lawrence

Episode Summary

Todd and Ryan sit down with pastor Michael Lawrence to talk about how pastors should respond to mental illness in the church. Michael shares from his own personal experience as a parent whose child was diagnosed with a serious mental illness a number of years ago. He talks about how the gospel relates to mental health, the dangers of seeing mental health as only a physical or spiritual issue, and what the church can do to help those struggling with mental illness. Michael has served as the lead pastor at Hinson Baptist Church in Portland for 11 years.