~ “Demonized” ~
Jesus and the demoniac of Gerasene – a dramatic exorcism story! Yet the poor possessed man had all the earmarks of severe mental illness. Whether it be a family member or a homeless person on the streets of our city, how do we help such people, especially if they refuse or cannot get help? What is a Christian response to the mentally ill, be they in our families or on the street? This Sunday we explore this most difficult and controversial issue that seems to defy solutions.