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  • Mental health advisory team gives final report

    by Rebecca Wolford/SBCLIFE, posted Friday, August 07, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Roger S. Oldham
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Noting that we are in "a new day of awareness" about mental health issues, Frank S. Page expressed appreciation to the Mental Health Advisory Group at its culminating meeting and received the group's final report.

    In response to a motion on mental health ministry and a resolution on mental health concerns introduced at the 2013 SBC annual meeting, Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, appointed the Mental Health Advisory Group ... Read More

  • Page offers mental health hope at Gardner-Webb

    by Gardner-Webb University , posted Thursday, March 19, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo are by Mark Houser/Gardner-Webb University
    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.(BP)-- After Gardner-Webb University alumnus Frank S. Page lost his daughter to suicide, he discovered a calling to help others battling mental health illnesses.

    Page, now president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, visited GWU March 17 to encourage students, local ministers and community members who are dealing with their own mental health challenges and the trials of others. Read More

  • Frank Page, at NOBTS, addresses suicide epidemic

    by Frank Michael McCormack, posted Monday, February 02, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Photo by Boyd Guy
    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- "I've never preached on this subject at a seminary before," Frank Page said. I've spoken on it in churches a few times, but not often.

    "For you see, five years and two months ago, my daughter left her family behind when she committed suicide. That 'left behind' feeling still affects us to this day," Page, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, said in his chapel message at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Jan. 27. Read More