Sunday, November 17, 2013

After Pastor Teddy Parker's Suicide, Professor of Theology, Richard Land Help Ministers Cope with Depression

Richard Land who is a professor of Theology and Church History is reaching out to help ministers who maybe finding it difficult to deal with personal issues in their lives.   After Teddy Parker's suicide, it definitely is a wake up call.  For those of you ministers who are always up preaching God's Word, but do not know how to deal with your personal issues, you may want to just take a moment and take heed to what Richard Land has to say to help you.

According to, Dr. Land, who was a professor of Theology and Church History at Criswell College in Dallas, Texas, and received a Master of Theology degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, supports the gesture to keep talking and doing something to help.

In the meantime, we will keep Teddy Parker's family in our prayers.

In Wake of Pastor's Suicide, Richard Land Shares Advice on How Young Ministers Can Cope With Loneliness of Ministry

By Leonardo Blair , CP Reporter

One thing that Dr. Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, N.C., can tell you about Christian ministry after 51 years in it, is that "it's very lonely." And as pastors across America reel in the wake of Pastor Teddy Parker Jr.'s suicide on Sunday in Warner Robins, Ga., he shared some advice on how they can stay alive.

On Thursday, Dr. E. Dewey Smith Jr., pastor at The House of Hope Atlanta (Greater Travelers Rest) and longtime friend of Parker, revealed to...Read full article, here.

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