What comes to mind when someone tells you they have been feeling numb, anxious or depressed? Maybe you’ve been experiencing one or more of those feelings but you’ve been afraid to say it aloud. It’s challenging to be vulnerable; to risk letting others see our wounds and imperfections.
What would happen if we let someone know our life doesn’t look like our Instagram account? We often think trying harder, praying more, reading another book or joining another group is the answer. We carry shame for struggling with our mental health. We’re confused as to why if we love and follow Jesus we’re not always happy and content.
Over the next three weeks, we’re going to explore what the Bible says about our mental health and how we as the Church can come alongside one another and offer a lifeline.