Recently, it seems that we are touched by suicide more. We would like to think that Christians never think about suicide, but unfortunately they do. Faith is a deterrent to suicide for many Christians, but faith does not guarantee immunity from suicide in moments of despair. How well equipped are you to help someone who is considering suicide?
Colossians 2:6-7: “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.”
Rev. Roger Olsen is the pastor of Cedarwood Community Church in Wetumpka, Alabama. Rev. Olsen is also the Resource Development Coordinator for the Alabama Council on Compulsive Gambling. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month and we took the opportunity to sit down with the Pastor for a conversation.
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