Nearly 20% of Americans suffer from mental illness—including anxiety and depression—according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and people in church pews are not immune. Because prominent philosopher, author, and professor J.P. Moreland experienced it himself, he has now explored the spiritual and physical aspects of mental illness, and has discovered sound sources of information, treatment, and recovery. Bible Gateway interviewed J.P. Moreland (@jpmoreland) about his book, Finding Quiet: My Story of Overcoming Anxiety and the Practices that Brought Peace (Zondervan, 2019). Please explain how you have a genetic predisposition to anxiety. J.P. Moreland: We’re born fallen…

Those who struggle with depression need their church community

…the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness (Isaiah 61:3).