Adrift but not Alone
Breathing Underwater • 31-Jan-2021
Senior Pastor Marty Grubbs continued in our series, Breathing Underwater, and with vulnerability and honesty described his experience with depression. After what could be considered the best day, one of new beginnings and celebration, he found himself in a dark place that was determined to be clinical depression. Marty’s message is one of compassion and empathy, and is certainly timely. The circumstances people find themselves in, before and during the pandemic, have triggered some level of depression for many. Understanding that it is real is the beginning to find hope that it can be cured or managed. There are some practical steps, including spiritual involvement, engaging professional medical advice and counsel, medications, and natural options that can help. Maybe the best news is that you are not alone in depression, Jesus understands, and God will give you the power to work through the darkness to find hope again, and at Crossings we have resources to help. If you are depressed, don’t isolate, lean on your good friendships, and seek help. If you know someone who is depressed, reach out. Let them know they are not alone, and that you care. Our God is a God of hope, light, and restoration – and through his power, which is greatest in our weakness, and with resources readily available, healing and wholeness is possible.
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