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Depression and anxiety are on the rise in society today. How can you help? What comfort does God offer to those who are struggling? Find out more . . .

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God’s antidepressant

At the time when George Washington was president, over 90 percent of Americans were engaged in agriculture or agriculture-related work. In today’s work life,…

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

Depression & Anxiety

It’s a scam

This summer, a Wisconsin woman answered her phone. A scammer claimed to be from the Social Security Administration and told the woman she would…

Depression & Anxiety

Praying at our wits’ end

We hit our limits by getting ahead of ourselves: stretching, trying, straining, falling, adjusting, and trying again. We gain wisdom from overreaching. We learn…

Depression & Anxiety

When suffering is unbearable

On June 2, 2019, Noa Pothoven died. Her death made the news around the world, all because of the circumstances surrounding it. Noa was…

Depression & Anxiety

The most important truth about your anxiety (Part 3)

Over the course of 12 years in ministry, I’ve delivered hundreds of messages, but few stick out like the one on depression. It was one…

Depression & Anxiety

One big answer for anxiety (Part 2)

A number of recent studies suggest that Americans are more anxious than ever. Worst-case scenarios churn relentlessly in our thoughts: “There’s going to be…

Depression & Anxiety

Answers for anxiety (Part 1)

Do you often feel anxious? Overwhelmed by worst-case scenarios, no matter how unlikely they might be? Physically sick because you are emotionally stuck on…

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When church hurts

Church at its best is magnificent: the Word is taught in its truth and purity, ideas about worship and ministry are freely exchanged, leaders…

Depression & Anxiety

When you’re hanging by a thread, remember who holds the spool

Dr. James Dobson is known for saying, “There are two kinds of people in the world: those who are suffering and those who will…

Depression & Anxiety

Why did you let me get my hopes up?

We don’t know her name; the Bible only calls her the Shunammite. This wealthy woman loved God and provided for his prophet Elisha. Deep…

Depression & Anxiety

The raw power of no

God is very accommodating, and I appreciate him for that. I can’t think of too many prayers he hasn’t answered to my liking or…