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Truth’s Power over Depression

You try so hard and get nowhere. You are not good at this. You will never be good enough. No one cares about you. If you died today they wouldn’t miss you. You aren’t special in any way. You are just white noise. Nobody loves you. You are alone. These are the types of harsh, cold words that race through your mind when you sink into the dark pit of depression.


Chronic depression doesn’t just go away with medicine and encouragement.

Think about Discipleship

What images come to mind when you think about discipleship? Are the images current or sepia-hued as if from a Bible story? Do you see yourself as a disciple? Are you in a group or alone in your Bible-study nook? It may be hard to imagine ourselves in the role of discipleship, but that doesn’t mean we should take it for granted. 

A Taste of Heaven

School shootings, discrimination, unemployment, and other depressing stories—why even watch the news? Maybe we are at the end of a short rope and we just need a knot to hang on to. But let’s not give up so quickly!

Though Jesus’ time on earth was short, He lived it fully so we could better understand the kingdom of heaven. Each day, He did the work of His Father. After all, He had tasted heaven, and He knew how vastly different this earth had become from what God had intended. He knew that life itself could be much more as well, so He led by example.

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