Pastor Adrian Crawford Explains Why Stigmatizing Depression in the Black Community and Viewing It as a ‘White People Problem’ Causes So Much Damage in the Church

If you are in crisis, please call 800-273-8255 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org. You are not alone. There’s long been a stigma attached to mental illness in the church, but did you know that historically, depression and suicide were dubbed “white people problems” in African American communities? Though it […]

WATCH: Kayla Stoecklein Talks About the ‘Really Thick Spiritual Warfare’ Her Husband, Andrew, Suffered Before He Committed Suicide and Says ‘It’s Ignorant’ to Try to Pray Away Someone’s Mental Illness

If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org. You are not alone. Kayla Stoecklein, the widow of California pastor Andrew Stoecklein, recently opened up about the spiritual warfare her husband faced before his suicide last year.

Father of Tennessee Church Shooter Says He Begged Police to Take Son’s Guns Away and Told Him to ‘Pray to God and Those Demons Will Go Away’ as He Battled Depression

Vanansio Samson, the father of 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson who fatally shot a beloved mother and wounded six others at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, in 2017, said he begged police to take his son’s guns before the tragedy.