Hopelessness is like slipping over the edge of a deep, dark cavern. The light begins to fade and no matter how hard you scramble, you can’t seem to find any hope to hang onto. But the Bible contains a special prayer about hope.
God has gifted some people with the ability to speak truth into your life, to lift you up when you’re down, and to take you deeper and closer in your spiritual maturity. Some of these people are known as counselors.
The church absolutely must remove the stigma of depression, create safe places for people who struggle, and encourage people to address depression holistically.