Tag Archives: Depression

Download Depression Talk

26 Feb

According to the NHS at around 15% of people will suffer from severe depression at some point in their lives. Last Wednesday Dr. Andrew Collins spoke at a public meeting in Dromore RPC and his very helpful talk is now available to download. Listening to it will be of great help if you suffer from Depression or know someone who does as the speaker addresses the following questions:

What is Depression?

How does Depression develop?

What causes Depression?

How can Depression be treated?

Can I help someone who is Depressed?

Where can we find an answer to feelings of despair and purposelessness?

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Depression- the Stubborn Darkness

22 Feb

How to find Dromore RPC

The talk should be available online shortly after the event.

Final Festive Thoughts

28 Dec

These are excerpts from my two favourite Christmas blog posts please click on the links and read the full versions. The first is from Challies and the second from Desiring God.

“I suppose it comes down to this: we do not need to attribute to the day any extra meaning or any extra significance in order for it to be a valuable day or in order to wring from it its greatest worth. The greatest significance of December 25 is that it is a good gift from a good God given for our delight and his glory.” Challies

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“After weeks of anticipation, the Christmas celebrations have flashed by us and are suddenly gone. And we’re left standing, watching the Christmas taillights and music fade into the night.

But it’s possible that this moment of melancholy may be the best teaching moment of the whole season. Because as long as the beautiful gifts remain unopened around the tree and the events are still ahead of us, they can appear to be the hope we are waiting for. But when the tree is empty and events are past, we realize we are longing for a lasting hope.” Jon Bloom

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