Sometimes depression comes like the tornado in The Wizard of Oz, sudden and fierce. Other times, it crawls in slowly like the thick fog in a Stephen King movie. It’s not just a bad month or a prolonged pity party. It’s not lack of faith or a bad confession. It’s mind-numbing, soul-crushing darkness that messes with your whole life, and it’s very real to millions of Americans, including many in the church.
Hope for Depression
Ron Tucker, 8/19/2018
August 19, 2018 • Ron Tucker
Ron Tucker, 10/14/2018 • October 14, 2018 • Ron Tucker
Our world is broken, and so many of us have been wounded. But if we don’t forgive those who hurt us, we can be overwhelmed by a growing bitterness, anger, hate, shame and depression. Jesus said, “Love your enemies,” and pray like this, “Forgive me my sin, as I forgive those who sinned against me.” Choosing to forgive is crucial for your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
How Do You Get That Lonely
Ron Tucker & Jack Deere, 10/7/2018 • October 7, 2018 • Ron Tucker & Jack Deere
Extremes of loneliness, anxiety, depression and anger are becoming more obvious and alarming in our country. Dark evil forces get a lot of play in Hollywood movies, and the Bible tells many stories that support the reality of the spiritual realm actively influencing humans. This weekend Ron, along with Wes and Jack, will talk about how we can recognize that influence and do something about it.
Hope for Depression, Light in the Darkness
Ron Tucker, 9/30/2018 • September 30, 2018 • Ron Tucker
The most important thing we can do to fight the darkness of depression is to spend more time in the light with God. As children of the light, we’re called to put on the armor of light, the Lord Jesus Christ.