The Rev. Miriam M. K. Bunge is an ELCA pastor currently on disability. Her husband is also an ELCA pastor and they have one son.
Mental Illness: A Personal Journey
May/June 2013: Mental Illness (Volume 13 Issue 3)
 Mental illness can happen to anyone. Three years after my ordination as an ELCA pastor, I was diagnosed with an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in 1987. The OCD would manifest itself in washing my hands a lot and often checking to see if I had done everything correctly. It was controlled by medication and therapy. […]