A Southern Baptist chaplain says the horrors experienced by first responders on a daily basis have deep impacts on the heart, soul, & mind – a situation made even more difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Megachurch pastor Darrin Patrick’s cause of death has officially been ruled a suicide, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.
We’ve become used to scenes of people applauding the workers who are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. There’s another group that needs our attention too — and that’s our faith leaders — who provide connectedness, foster resiliency, and offer hope to those
The suicide rate in the U.S. has been increasing for a decade and rising sharply among children aged 10-14, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published Oct. 17.
(RNS) — The suicide rate is on the rise, contributing to a drop in life expectancy. In the midst of the shock and pain that often attends such unexpected deaths, it's crucial that clergy and congregants reach out to those left behind, offering a message of
In a report published March 5, the total U.S. deaths attributable to alcohol, drugs and suicide in 2017 have more than doubled since 1999.
PHILADELPHIA (BP) -- Every January, as Drexel University campus minister Brian Musser, Baptist prepares for the return of college students for the winter term, he finds himself praying harder and asking for more prayer for the students because of the depression and pressure that often
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers struck a church in Pakistan on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding more than 50 others, authorities said, in the first
John Gibson, a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary professor, couldn’t bear the shame days after hackers exposed the names of millions of people — including Gibson — who had signed up for Ashley Madison, a site notorious for people seeking affairs.
[caption id="attachment_51574" align="alignleft" width="68"]Doyle Sager[/caption]Springtime —- a season of hope, right? Not for everyone. According to studies, more suicides occur in the warm, sunny days of spring and early