Editor’s Note: The last lesson in this series is written by David Taft, minister, First Baptist Church, Hermitage.
Focal Passage: II Corinthians 1:2-7
Society acknowledges illness and pain as “real” and needing attention. Doctors identify illness and pain in legitimate terms. Yet one illness still bears the stigma, fear, and ignorance by many in the public, and within the family alike — mental illness. My grandfather suffered for years with depression and others I have known, loved, and served suffered with temporary or long-term bouts of mental illness. [Read more…]