When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend – Reflections on life & ministry with depression

Mark Meynell Interview

When Darkness Seems my Closest Friend is the latest book by British minister Mark Meynell. He writes about his personal struggle with depression and the impact it has had on his life and ministry. As a fellow depression sufferer, I believe this book is a gift to the church, wayfarers, and those who seek to … Read more

Why You Should Share Your Story During Your Struggles

When Darkness Seems my Closest Friend Mark Meynell

Note: Who doesn’t love hearing a good story? – especially one where God has done the impossible and changed circumstances and situations. Seeing God’s work after a crisis is import, but so too seeing it during the crisis. Mark Meynell reminds you why you should share your story during your struggles in this excerpt from When … Read more

God has a Purpose in your Disappointments

‘Hope delayed makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is the tree of life.’ Proverbs 13:12 Who hasn’t been disappointed? You miss out on the position or promotion. The invitation you expected never arrives. Every day of the tropical holiday you saved for is raining. The pain of relationship breakdown is too much. The doctor … Read more

Depression – The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From My Experience

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues.  Approximately 1 out of every 6 people will experience depression at some point in their life.  Often the results are significant and, in the extreme, may lead toward suicide.  It would be good if Christians were immune to experiencing depression but we are not.  I know … Read more

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