I will remember out loud the truth about who God is.
November 23, 2014
Depression and preaching
I could not sit down on Thursday of this past week to write this sermon without hearing Wednesday night in my head. This fall I have been leading a marriage class each Wednesday evening, mostly video-based. We’ve had a lot of fun talking about marriage with about 40 couples involved at various times.
Wednesday night was not our most fun class, but it might have been our best class. A lot of times discussions about marriage – even in a class like ours – live on the surface level. This week we went deeper. The topic assigned by our video series was Depression and its effect on marriage. One of the couples in our class was vulnerable enough to share their journey. For most of their married life, life was so good they would say things like, “We have so much to be thankful for. Life is so good. So many people have problems, but we’re each other’s best friend, we have three great kids, we have good jobs and a great house and big enough plot for our garden. God’s been good to us.” Read more »