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 … Continue reading Serious Mental Illness is a useful concept.
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 … Continue reading Leaders need mentors [Acts 9]