“Mental Illness is Not a Sin Issue. I Watched My Husband Run to God in His Pain,” Widow-Turned-Author Kayla Stoecklein

By: Laura Bennett

In 2018, author Kayla Stoecklein’s husband tragically took his own life – shocking the Christian community around the world. Andrew Stoecklein was only 30 years old, a father of three and a well-known US pastor. Christians were uncertain of how to handle suicide happening to such a vibrant faith leader.