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Vision: We get to LOVE radically, because we are radically loved!


Brain Health Sunday (Mark 12:30 NIV)                              8/7/2022


Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.

(Mark 12:30 NIV)


Facts about Mental “Brain” Health: ________________________



Question: What happens to us and the people around us when we are not healthy mentally? ____________________________



*With God’s help, we CAN kill the stigma around “mental” health and help each other be brain healthy!


Keys to building hope and resilience:

[adapted from 7 Keys to Resilience at]


1)   Contemplate who God is and on what He’s done.

(Psalm 1:2; 18:16, 19; 37:4; 46:10; 111:2; 119:105, 111-112, 114, 125; 1 Samuel 12:24; Hebrews 12:2; Philippians 4:8)

a.    Nothing in this world can give you ultimate satisfaction and lasting joy, only God can. (Psalm 16:11 ESV)


b.   How do we contemplate God? ______________________


c.    We must be intentional about slowing down to be with Jesus.  


*What will help me contemplate on & delight in the Lord more? How can I help someone else? ____________________________ _____________________________________________________


2)Stay connected to other Christ-followers.

(Genesis 2:18; Ecclesiastes 4:9-10; Hebrews 10:25)

a.    We were created to be in community.


b.   Isolation opens us up to spiritual attack and increases the potential for anxiety, depression and sin.


c.    Let someone know you are struggling.


*What disciple-making environment will I choose to be a part of?

    Missional Community

    DNA Group

    One-on-One Discipling


3)Get your eyes off yourself.

a.    Count your blessings regularly.


b.   Be with and serve people not as fortunate as you.


*Who could I serve? (outside/inside the church building) ______


4)Do self-care:

a.    Hydrate, sleep, eat healthy, exercise, regular check-ups


b.   Do more of what brings you joy--have fun!


*What replenishes me and brings me joy? __________________


5)Get professional help.

*National Hotline for Mental Health Crises and Suicide Prevention (24/7): call 988 or text "TALK" to 988


-Epic’s “Get Help” webpage:

-Torch Fitness & Wellness:

-Confidential screening:

-Free online assessment:


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