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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

Day: July 10, 2017

Serious Mental Illness is a useful concept.

Serious mental illness (SMI) is generally considered to be bipolar and schizophrenia: the two or the three forms of psychosis that Kraepilin separated a century ago (the other is delusional disorder). The delineation between bipolar and schizophrenia is quite difficult and requires time, which is a reason that clinicians tend to talk about psychosis until […]

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Leaders need mentors [Acts 9]

This morning’s passage shows that Paul was a gifted evangelist from the beginning. The Spirit of the Lord was with him. To the point where the Jews — who had sponsored his visit to Damascus so he would destroy the Christians there — were wanting to kill him. But when he returned to Jerusalem he […]

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