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A Light in the Darkness

15 EpisodesProduced by Juan BacigalupiWebsite

A discussion of what it is like to experience mental illness while walking in faith. This is a Dark Tales Project Podcast.

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Episode 13 - Envy

March 29th, 2020


This week, we continue our discussion of the deadly sins with a discussion of envy. 

 Proverbs 14:30: "A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones." 

Mark 7:21-22: “For from within, out of the heart …

Episode 12 - Sloth and Gluttony

March 22nd, 2020


This week, we are continuing our discussion of the deadly sins. We are actually doubling up this week, talking about both the sins of sloth as well as the sin of gluttony. 

2 Timothy 3:16-17 - "All Scripture is inspired …

Episode 11 - Lust and Attraction

March 15th, 2020


This week we are continuing our discussion of the deadly sins with a brief discussion of lust. When is it healthy attraction, when is it lust, and what does the Bible have to say on the subject? 

Exodus 20:14

Matthew …

Episode 10 - Anger, Sin, and Mental Illness

March 8th, 2020


This week is the first of our discussions about the seven deadly sins. We start off our discussions with anger, and in this week's episode we talk about when is anger normal and healthy, and when does it cross a line …

Episode 9 - Lent and Mental Illness

March 1st, 2020


Since this week saw the beginning of Lent, today's episode looks at how the practices of Lent can also help us manage mental illness and help us …

Episode 8 - We Are All Blessed, Mental Illness Be Damned

February 23rd, 2020


This week, we are talking about why we are all blessed, regardless of the battles we may have with mental illness. So glad you could join us. 

Episode 7 - Belonging

February 16th, 2020


This week we are talking about belonging. Belonging in Christ, belonging in the church, and how that sense of belonging is helpful in the overall …

Episode 6 - Drugs, Faith, and Everything In Between

February 9th, 2020


This week we are talking about mental health medication. Specifically, we are talking about how it works and where it fits in with this larger discussion of faith and mental illness. 

Scripture Passages:

1 Timothy 4:1 -

Episode 5 Science v. Faith

February 2nd, 2020


This week we are having a brief discussion of how science and faith are not adversaries, but rather complementary ways for God to share His Word and His creation with us. If you have thoughts on this episode, please …

Episode 4 - Suicide and Faith

January 26th, 2020


This week we are talking about suicide, about the need for more discussion about suicide, and about where faith fits in with these conversations. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, please know that you can …

Episode 3 - It is Okay to Have a Pastor and a Therapist

January 19th, 2020


In this week's episode, we explore a topic that is at the heart of the balance between faith and mental illness, which is the fact that it is okay to …

Episode 2 - Forgiveness

January 12th, 2020


In today's episode, we talk all about forgiveness. Forgiveness is a central issue in faith as Jesus died for our sins so that we may be forgiven, but forgiveness is also an important part of self-care and improving …

Episode 1 - Losing Faith

January 5th, 2020


Welcome to the first episode of A Light in the Darkness, a podcast that explores the intersection of faith and mental illness. On this inaugural episode, we take a brief look at how mental illness can cause you to lose …

Trailer #2

December 22nd, 2019


In this second trailer, we take a look at the first four four topics that will be covered in the new year. Thanks for listening. 

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December 15th, 2019


A trailer for the new podcast, A Light in the Darkness, but the writer and editor behind the New episodes will play after the …

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