Learning Contentment (Philippians 4:10-13)

When one thinks of “contentment,” Johannesburg probably does not immediately spring to mind.  The countenance of Johannesburg drivers on the highways do not display an attitude of contentment. Complaints are rife in the marketplace, and the editorial sections of newspapers display obvious discontentment. It is Read More …

A Biblical Perspective for Mental Health II (Philippians 4:4-8)

Worry is a major cause of what is commonly called “mental illness.” It has been estimated that as much as half of hospital patients worldwide could be discharged if they learned to deal properly with the issue of worry or guilty. Depression, substance abuse, suicide, Read More …

A Biblical Perspective for Mental Health (Philippians 4:4-7)

Consider the following situation. You are busy pursuing the passion of your vocation, only to find yourself cut off from further advancement. You find yourself arrested and perhaps even facing death row. All of this happens in a foreign land. Meanwhile, those on the outside Read More …