Clinical depression’s prevalence is on the rise in the United States. At any given time, around 15 percent of American adults take antidepressants, and up to 25 percent will meet the criteria for a depression diagnosis at some point in their lifetime. Though the reasons behind a depression diagnosis are often complex, the church has a prime opportunity to address those complex needs.
To Be Happy in Jesus
Are evangelical Christians really happier than their neighbors?
The Gospel According to Prozac
Can a pill do what the Holy Spirit could not?
The Depression Epidemic
Why we're more down than ever—and the crucial role churches play in healing.
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- The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 21|42minScott Sauls Gets Real About Depression and AnxietyHow Christians can understand our inner critic in light of the gospel.
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- You Can’t Slay the Giant Anxiety with Mere WillpowerIgnore the exhortations to just “Stop it,” and lean on God’s unshakeable promises.
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