Category Archives for "Recovery from Abuse"

Aug 25

My Struggle with Bad Theology and Mental Health

By Steve Austin | faith , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

The stigma surrounding mental health is worse in the church than just about anywhere else. The church lacks education and, unfortunately, compassion when it comes to those suffering with mental illness. Lack of compassion and education is met with an abundance of dangerous theology. What you’re left with is a poison that is literally killing weary travelers, seeking […]

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May 22

What You Should Know about “13 Reasons Why”

By Steve Austin | Anxiety , Current Events , Depression , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse

“Did you like [13 Reasons Why]?” she asked. “I don’t think this is a show you can like,” I said. “But it’s powerful. Whoa.” I’m not sure anyone can truly like a series that includes bullying, rape, and suicide. But they can certainly be moved by it. Touched. Impacted. Changed. Awakened. If the goal of […]

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May 19

Why I Don’t Really Care What You Believe

By Steve Austin | faith , Messy Grace , Recovery , Recovery from Abuse , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

I was recently invited for an interview by a woman I’ve never met before. Sure, we’ve conversed over Twitter from time-to-time, but all I really knew about Erika before we sat down is that she is an atheist and she has DID (dissociative disorder). What could we possibly have in common? Well, friends, more than you […]

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May 07

How to Recover from a Suicide Attempt

By Steve Austin | Anxiety , Best of Messy Grace , Current Events , Depression , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse

I was a pastor when I nearly died by suicide. My story, From Pastor to a Psych Ward, is an Amazon best-selling book, and now you can listen to all 13-episodes of my story as a serial podcast on iTunes. When I left home that Sunday night, I knew my wife and little boy would never […]

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May 02

Recovery and Jesus – The Truth

By Steve Austin | Ask Steve Austin , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery

Since I’ve begun sharing how I went from being a pastor to being hospitalized in a psych ward, people often ask about my recovery. Everyone wants to know if there is a single solution. Where does the magic lie? How do they get their own lives (or their loved ones’) back? Or, as others have […]

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Apr 18

How to Host a Self-Care Sunday!

By Steve Austin | Ask Steve Austin , Best of Messy Grace , Current Events , faith , life coaching , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

Hi, I’m Steve Austin, and I’m thankful to connect with you. I’m so excited about the opportunity to collaborate with your church to host a Self-Care Sunday.   Here’s how to host a Self-Care Sunday for your church or small group… But first, here’s a little about me: I’m a speaker, life coach, and Amazon best-selling author. […]

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