Faith, Mental Health

A welcoming church for battling anxiety

Oftentimes, church isn't built for people with anxiety. You see, when my anxiety began to ramp up, I had to drastically change my life in order to keep living it. Only having so many spoons (so much energy) to give and all that. Which factors in to all the things I weigh when attending church. For example, here my list of frivolous-seeming items I consider at church, not for the spiritual aspect, but for my own mental health:


How to Break Up with your Church

  I have been on the giving and receiving end of a "church break-up." I would even say I've probably been a part of the cause of a "church break-up." I don't have all the answers, but I do have some good and not-so-good experiences to pull from.   This isn't going to cover if/when… Continue reading How to Break Up with your Church


How to Retain Youth in Church

Questions aren't the enemy. The more I hear from those jaded and disillusioned by the church, those who love some idea of God but not the church's, the more I feel the need to say that questions aren't the enemy. Can we just admit that we don't know what we're talking about? We follow some… Continue reading How to Retain Youth in Church