The Jesus Prayer: The Anonymous Pilgrim’s Story

Do you know the story of the Anonymous Russian Pilgrim? It’s a heart-warming and unforgettable story of how God brought healing and transformation to a lonely, depressed man. Through this simple man God changed the world! I have discovered that what was true for the Anonymous Pilgrim and so many others has been true for…

Smile in Your Storm

Dark storm clouds pelted torrents of freezing rain on Jesus and the disciples, gale winds whipped their boat in circles, and wave after wave splashed into them and was swamping their boat. The disciples were rowing and rowing as hard and fast as they could to get out of the furious squall and make it…

Self-Esteem Test

Many people I talk with struggle with a negative view of themselves. Some are besieged by feelings of guilt and shame. How about you? Are you self-critical? How much has God’s grace and truth permeated your self-image? Try our free Self-Esteem Test to see the ways you need to experience God’s love. Answer each question below…

Depression Test

Here’s a short depression test to help you see if you (or a loved one) might be depressed. This is a simple screening tool to identify key symptoms of depression. I’ve grouped nine key symptoms under the acronym “D-E-P-R-E-S-S-E-D.” The Depression Test Answer each of the nine questions (symptoms), keeping track of your “yes” answers by circling…

Light Posts for the Depressed

Pastors and their wives, along with other leaders and caregivers may struggle with depression. They give so much to others but may not care for their own souls under God. There are many Bible verses that offer us hope for overcoming depression. Anyone is a student of the Bible knows that the Bible offers tremendous…