By Shirley O’Shea In the summer of 2016, I experienced a profound bipolar depression that made daily functioning for me impossible. The breakdown — this word best describes my experience — had been coming fo... Read More...
A growing number of younger clergy are looking to reclaim the theological heritage of the church, but we must also recognize that not all personal problems are theological problems.
Reason tells me that there is little more I could have done for Chris, yet remorse lingers.
Is there a link between mental illness and forceful leadership?
If the therapist is to be any help, he or she must get out of the expert position and learn to tolerate uncertainty. What would it mean to put away the idol of the clergy as expert?