Christian Counseling Certification Article on Pastoral Care of Suicide

Suicide for the longest time was considered only to be a sin of despair.  It was a stigma and received more condemnation than care.  Today, individuals who attempt suicide are treated more like victims fortunately.  Family is also given the care and love they deserve from a pastoral perspective.

Suicide is not always a sin of despair but also sometimes a mental condition. Please review our Christian Counseling Certification

The article, “SUICIDE: MOVING BEYOND CONDEMNATION TO CARE” by Elizabeth Evans states,

“Numerous faith traditions have a history of criticising suicide as a sin – and one that leads to damnation.  But some faith leaders are now working not only to offer those facing despair help in addressing the root causes of suicide but to remove the stigma that keeps so many suffering families quiet after the death of a loved one.”

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