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Can Christians Be Depressed Part III – The Road Ahead

The choice is ours, it always has been.

Our freedom or captivity, depression or joy, has nothing to do with the outside circumstances surrounding our life. But they have everything to do with the condition of our heart, soul, mind, body, and spirit.  Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed Part II – An Honest Look Inside Pandora’s Box

It’s all about the onion layers…

It’s like we need to wade through the however many years of carnality and misconceptions we came to believe about ourselves, others, and God before we can see the real Imago Dei in each of us.   Continue reading

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SOAP: Day Twelve – Which Well Are You Drinking From?

If you read my earlier post you’d know that I am still sitting in the fallout of an emotional bomb going off that I didn’t see coming. I have every reason to believe that God intends to meet me in this place with today’s SOAP. I pray that he meets some of you there too.  Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed?

Mental illness is real, Christian or not. It doesn’t discriminate, and it’s not shameful to have it. But it can be deadly to not admit it. The first step is acceptance. And the second is honesty.  If you’ve been trying to “hold it all together” on your own, and pretending everything is better than it really is, know that you’re not alone.  Continue reading

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SOAP: Day One – The Word Became Flesh

This is the Gospel, this is how everything began. Do I believe this? All of it? If not, nothing else in the Bible matters, this is ground zero for our faith… Continue reading

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Why Does It Feel Like Jesus Isn’t Enough?

Luke 10:29-35  But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30 In reply, Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of … Continue reading

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When Success Leads to Depression

When my eyes were finally opened I realized that the problem wasn’t “I had not achieved success yet”, it was that I had the wrong definition of success. Continue reading

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