Year: 1986 Source: Danville, Virginia: Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, (1986). 9p. SIEC No: 19870006

A minister expresses concern over church members’ confusion about suicide & judgemental attitudes. He discusses suicides of biblical martyrs & the church’s attitudes toward suicide in history. He concludes that suicide is a sin but not unpardonable & stresses the need for understanding towards the family of suicide victims & suicide attempters.