Mental Health Matters
Crossroads Church has partnered with Care to Change Counseling and RightNow Media to provide resources to help you win the battle for your mental health. Should additional counseling be needed, please contact a local counselor in your area. If you are in the Hendricks County area, we recommend Care to Change Counseling.
Welcome to our faith-based mental health resource center, where our mission is to educate, inspire, and strengthen your spiritual journey as you navigate the challenges of mental health. In today’s fast-paced world, we often find ourselves struggling with emotional challenges that can seem overwhelming. Our mission is to provide you with the tools, guidance, and encouragement necessary to overcome these challenges and flourish in your faith.
Here, you will discover a rich assortment of resources, including informative articles from counseling partners, uplifting and encouraging videos from RightNow Media, and insightful messages from Crossroads staff, all rooted in biblical wisdom and tailored to help you on your journey towards emotional well-being. Our resources have been carefully curated to help you navigate the complexities of life and deepen your connection to Christ. Of course, no resource is a true replacement for one-on-one professional counseling. Should you need additional help, please reach out to Care to Change counseling at caretochange.org
We have also partnered with RightNow Media to offer video devotionals and Bible studies that are relevant to each topic of discussion. If you do not already have a free subscription to RightNow Media, you can access an account provided by Crossroads Church by following this link and creating your profile.
In our 2023 series of teachings titled Anti-Suppressants, we looked at 4 common mental health struggles. You can find in-depth information about each struggle below.
In this message, Pastor Craig emphasized the importance of managing our thoughts and understanding that our lives follow the direction of our strongest thoughts. Using scripture and the teachings of the Apostle Paul, the message showed how to overcome strongholds by inspecting our thoughts, calling out negative or worldly thoughts, and making them obedient to Christ. Pastor Craig also introduced the Reveal and Replace resource, which can be found by clicking on the button below.
In this message, Pastor Craig discussed the importance of soul care and managing stress in life. He explained that soul care is an individual’s responsibility and not someone else’s. Pressure is a part of life, but it can also be an opportunity for growth and development. Overcoming stress involves praying diligently, maintaining an alert mind, and having a thankful heart.
In this message, Pastor Josh discussed the impact of loneliness on physical, emotional, and spiritual health and how loneliness can arise due to various factors like work and personal life imbalance, technology, and social media. Pastor Josh also introduced the He Is Always With Me resource, which can be found by clicking on the button below.
In this message, Pastor Ashlee addressed depression and encouraged listeners that they are not alone in their struggles. She looked at the story of Elijah and identified four common symptoms of depression, as well as three tactics that we can use to win the battle for our mental health.
If you are having thoughts of self-harm or suicide, seek treatment immediately. You can call the national suicide prevention lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or to reach the suicide prevention text line, Text IN to 741741.