Jesus cares about your mental health, and we do too.
As we preach and talk about serious life subjects, we might uncover some wounds and struggles. This is good! We don’t want to be Christians who pretend everything is alright, but Christians who attend to what’s going on in our minds because Jesus said, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (Matthew 22:37).
Below, we've posted some resources to help with your journey.
Sometimes it helps to talk about it with God and with faithful Christians who will pray for you. You can get started here or you can visit our prayer page for more information about prayer at New Spirit.
The Scriptures reveal that God cares a lot about our mental health. You can see this in the Psalms.
Here are some Bible studies we recommend:
You are not meant to do this alone! New Spirit groups are here to care for you (1 Cor 12:25), encourage you (Heb 3:13), and help bear your burdens (Gal 6:2).
We're big fans of many forms of counseling. All things being equal, we recommend choosing a counselor who is Christian, but we recognize there are secular counselors who do incredible therapy. We also recognize that it's difficult to find a counselor these days, so we've compiled some great advice from a professional counselor about how to find a counselor and get into therapy as quick as possible.
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Rest and Restoration
Make your own personal copy of this Habits of Joy spreadsheet to track the routines that restore your soul and bring you rest.