Mental Health: A Biblical Perspective

Editors Note:

This lecture was delivered by Dr. Dale Johnson in September 2019 at the Albuquerque Biblical Counseling Conference titled “A Biblical Response to Mental Health” in New Mexico. The conference was hosted by Desert Springs Biblical Counseling Center, a certified counseling training center with ACBC. The complete conference series by Dale Johnson and Ed Welch can be accessed at

Summary: Mental health from a biblical perspective is rooted in an understanding of what the Bible defines as ‘healthy’.
Topics: The Bible, Biblical Counseling, Sanctification and Growth

You can find the other sessions given by Dr. Dale Johnson at this conference below:

Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness – The Church’s Role

How to Live with the Mind of Christ in an Abnormal World

The Sufficiency & Authority of Scripture to Diagnose & Cure the Soul

Dale Johnson
Dr. Dale Johnson is the Executive Director of ACBC. He is also the Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dale is married to Summer and together they have six wonderful children.