#170: The Christian and Mental Health

What is it and Are We Manifesting Mental Health?

Christian and Mental Health

One of the greatest marks of the Christian life should be the manifestation of mental health and stability. Yet it seems that in these days, the struggle to maintain mental health is getting more and more difficult. If we are all honest, everyone to some degree has challenges in thinking and emotions that are difficult to overcome. Yet so many are hiding in shame over their battles, or they feel helpless in getting any better.

As address this subject, Melissa and I want to raise the standard of making mental health a greater priority in the body of Christ. We pray that more and more people will create safe zones of relationship for people to process the battles of the mind they carry. We are hoping that resources like this episode will encourage more people to be equipped to heal the hearts and minds of others in an effective way.

There should be no condemnation when it comes to struggles with mental health, as everyone has some kind of battle they are facing in their minds. The battle to maintain love, peace, sanity and joy seem to be rising up, but there is hope for us if we make being healthy a priority.

Video Broadcast:

In this episode, we talk about:

  • What is mental health?
  • What is mental illness?
  • Why are we not talking more about mental health and illness in the church?
  • Why does it seem that C
  • Christians have the same statistics when it comes to mental illness as non-Christians?
  • What can we do about this to help people experience more freedom and health of the mind?
  • Is mental health even a high priority?

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Mark DeJesus has been equipping people in a full time capacity since 1995, serving in various roles, including, teaching people of all ages, communicating through music, authoring books, leading and mentoring. Mark's deepest love is his family; his wife Melissa, son Maximus and daughter Abigail. Mark is a teacher, author and mentor who uses many communication mediums, including the written word, a weekly radio podcast show and videos. His deepest call involves equipping people to live as overcomers. Through understanding inside out transformation, Mark's message involves getting to the root of issues that contribute to the breakdown of our relationships, our health and our day to day peace. He is passionately reaching his world with a transforming message of love, healing and freedom. Out of their own personal renewal, Mark and Melissa founded Turning Hearts Ministries, a ministry dedicated to inside out transformation. Mark also founded Transformed You, a communication platform for Mark’s teachings, writing and broadcasts that are designed to encourage people in their journey of transformation. Mark and Melissa currently live in Connecticut.

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  • Rebecca

    I had to listen to this twice. Such a powerful stance on a great subject.

    • Thanks Rebecca, we’re doing our best to call out for healthy dialogue on this needed subject. Thanks for the support and feedback.