Sermon Sunday sought to answer this question, “How should we respond when Christians deal with depression, self-harm, and even suicidal thoughts and actions?” As with the other sermons in this series, we know that there are people struggling with the issue, so we are posting resources on the topic for further reading or listening. Here are some good resources on depression.
Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson – The book as a whole is not about depression or counseling, but is about becoming awakened to the Gospel in our lives, but he has a very good (and personal) chapter of how the Gospel speaks to depression.
When Darkness will Not Lift by John Piper
Depression: Looking up from the Stubborn Darkness by Edward Welch
Where is God when it Hurts by Philip Yancey
Surprised by Suffering: The Role of Pain and Death in the Christian Life by R. C. Sproul
8 Ways to Help the Depressed – Video Blog by David Murray
What to Say to the Depressed – Blogpost by John Piper