Category Archives for "CXMH"

Nov 17

Mental Health and Violence: The Truth

By Steve Austin | Current Events , CXMH , faith , Mental Health , The Struggle With Church

I cohost the CXMH Podcast, along with my friend and fellow mental health advocate, Robert Vore. This week, we’ve had the honor of sharing our perspective on mental health and violence with Charisma News and Relevant Magazine. Mental Health and Violence: The Truth “This is a mental health problem.” Every time another tragic act of […]

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Jul 05

Mental Illness and Demons: What You Need to Know

By Steve Austin | Best of Messy Grace , CXMH , faith , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

A new article out by the Telegraph states that there is an astonishing rise in exorcisms for the mentally ill. Mental Illness and Demons Somebody help me. When will this damaging theology end? Will the Church ever awaken from her ignorant slumber and see just how destructive this bad theology is? Well, maybe this response […]

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May 25

The Truth about Christianity and Meditation

By Steve Austin | Current Events , CXMH , faith , Mental Health

In Episode 16 of the CXMH Podcast, Reverend Ed Bacon joins us to discuss the truth about Christianity and meditation. The Reverend Ed Bacon is a priest of the Episcopal Church (US Anglican) and a voice on issues of faith and justice for all. Until his retirement in May 2016 Bacon was rector of All […]

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Apr 14

Trusting Through the Suck

By Steve Austin | Best of Messy Grace , CXMH , faith , Mental Health , Messy Grace , Recovery , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

Sometimes trusting God isn’t triumphant or glorious. Sometimes trusting God isn’t even a desire. It’s a stubbornness that cries in the middle of the night, but attaches firmly to my faith. Sometimes trusting God isn’t a praise song with the full band on a Sunday morning, but rather it’s a stick-to-it-ness that says I know there is something deeper than my pain and a Power higher than anything I can rationalize, so I’ll give this another shot tomorrow.

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Apr 04

Why Your Church Should Hire a Counselor

By Steve Austin | CXMH , faith , Mental Health , The Struggle With Church

Is there a difference in having pastors who can counsel, compared to hiring a licensed counselor? Should churches hire counselors on staff? How would that even work? Is it allowed? Kristen Kansiewicz joins us to discuss these topics and more!   Kristen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Lynn, MA and has been the […]

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