the MENTAL HOPE project

podcast hosted by Christine Chappell
Connecting the gospel of Jesus Christ to mental health.

Show Description

The MENTAL HOPE project offers compassionate biblical conversations about challenging mental health topics. The purpose of the podcast is to share Christ-centered comfort and clarity for those walking through mental health recovery. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of mental health topics.

Podcast Launches May 1, 2019

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Host, Christine Chappell

Christine Chappell is the author of Clean Home, Messy Heart, and is a guest contributor at Desiring God. She writes frequently about mental health topics at her blog, has completed biblical counseling certificates with the Institute for Biblical Counseling & Discipleship, and is currently pursuing certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.

Podcast Mission

comfort
To comfort the sufferer by reminding them that their struggles are not "abnormal" to the Christian life.
compassion
To articulate God's compassionate care of those who struggle with various weaknesses by discussing relevant Scriptures.
clarity
To offer the listener clarity about God's revealed will, the redemptive benefits of suffering, and biblical sufficiency.
uncover
To help expose underlying heart issues that may prohibit long-term mental health recovery.
dispel
To dispel common myths/beliefs about faith & mental health, and to address frequently asked questions with Scripture's wisdom.
indentity
To communicate the importance of rooting the sufferer's identity in Christ instead of diagnostic or man-made labels.
explain
To explain how the Holy Spirit enables meaningful change in our thoughts, behaviors, and feelings through God's Word.
application
To offer practical next steps addressing the physical and spiritual issues associated with mental health recovery.