September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Christians need to openly discuss difficult topics like suicide and mental illness.
Listen to Dr. David Bernard Discuss Suicide
Suicide brings crushing grief to thousands of families every year, including Christian families. When a Christian takes their own life, loved ones often wrestle with doubt about the deceased individual’s eternal destiny, compounding the sense of loss and grief.Dr. Bernard examines what the Bible says about the value of human life while offering comfort to those who have lost someone they love to suicide. Click To Tweet
In this episode, Dr. David K. Bernard addresses suicide from both a theological and a pastoral perspective. Dr. Bernard examines what the Bible says about the value of human life while offering comfort to those who have lost someone they love to suicide.
If you are concerned about suicide and don’t know what to do, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). They have trained counselors available 24/7 to speak with either you or your loved one.
For additional information on the topic of suicide from an Apostolic perspective, see the quick-reference guide titled “Dealing with Suicidal Behavior.”
You can listen to the audio version of this episode on Apple, Spotify, Amazon, and other podcast platforms.
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