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Your Mental Health is Not a Spiritual Issue

A few weeks ago, Desiring God, the blog that John Piper runs, tweet the following: We will find mental health when we stop staring in the mirror, and fix our eyes on the strength and beauty of God. — Desiring God (@desiringGod) February 6, 2018 Everyone was pissed and with good reason. Once again, our fellow Christians are reinforcing the notion that we don't know shit about mental health, making it out to be a spiritual problem when it is the furthest thing from it. Later, after they clarified that this quote came from Piper's mentor, Clyde Kilby who expressed this sentiment decades ago, in an era with lesser knowledge of mental health. However, they didn't take down the tweet, and…