Depression is such a common complaint today that 1 in 5 people will have at least one major episode in their lifetime. The authors of Dealing with Depression: Trusting God through the Dark Times remind us that just like our physical health we can go through good and bad emotional health too. But how does the Christian deal with this? It is so easy for us to be riddled with guilt and despair but in this book the Christian is reassured that God knows us perfectly and deals with us by His grace.
Drawing on the author's backgrounds and personal experiences, this practical book is written from both a Biblical and medical perspective. The book intersperses stories and short, readable chapters, to offer an accessible and practical help for those dealing with depression. It also serves as a resource for those helping friends and loved ones struggling with through dark times.
About the Authors:
Sarah Collins was a teacher and student worker for St. Ebbes, Oxford. She is now a full time mother who is married to Graham, a doctor.
Jayne Haynes is a doctor based in Oxford and married to Richard. They have a young son and daughter.
Praise for Dealing with Depression:
"I encourage every church leader and member to read this book so that they will see how the gospel feeds the soul, enflames hope, and enables perseverance in the darkness of life, all through the grace of Christ."
Robert K. Cheong ~ Pastor of Care and Counseling, Sojourn Community Church. Louisville, Kentucky
"Sensitive, informative, insightful, biblical, pastoral and practical, this book will be of help both to those who experience depression and those seeking to help those suffering with depression."
Jonathan Prime ~ Pastor of Enfield Evangelical Free Church, London
"This booklet will be a great help both to the many Christians who experience depression and to those who seek to help them. It is an excellent combination of Biblical principles, medical knowledge and pastoral wisdom."
Vaughan Roberts ~ Rector of St Ebbe's, Oxford and Director of Proclamation Trust