Loneliness has become a worldwide epidemic. Pastors and the global Church have a crucial role in solving the universal problem of loneliness — we can make a difference!
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Josh and Ben Talk about LonelinessMany today are experiencing devastating effects of loneliness. Join Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett for this conversation to find hope and practical solutions.
Dr. Roger McIntyre, professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Toronto and head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Network in Toronto, was quoted in a recent The Christian Post interview about the coronavirus taking its toll on Americans mentally.
“The literature around religiosity and spirituality is very clear. Church attendance, for example, has been shown to reduce suicides in a robust way. It decreases mental illness, it decreases drug and alcohol issues and so we really encourage that.”