When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend: Reflections On Life And Ministry With Depression

When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend Reflections On Life And Ministry With Depression When Mark Meynell spoke in a central London church than hung on to his every word What they couldn t have known was that their minister was terrified of being laid bare in public Fear of shame

When Mark Meynell spoke in a central London church, than 1,500 hung on to his every word What they couldn t have known was that their minister was terrified of being laid bare in public Fear of shame and exposure is crippling, even if, as in Mark s case, the sufferer is innocent And it s one of the most devastating elements of depression, although certainly not theWhen Mark Meynell spoke in a central London church, than 1,500 hung on to his every word What they couldn t have known was that their minister was terrified of being laid bare in public Fear of shame and exposure is crippling, even if, as in Mark s case, the sufferer is innocent And it s one of the most devastating elements of depression, although certainly not the only one Mark invites us into the darkness of his cave We relive significant moments from boarding school, Uganda, Berlin and London We visit the Psalms, Job and The Pilgrim s Progress If you re after neat conclusions and a fair weather faith, this is not for you This book serves up gritty reality and raw honesty, but also the heartfelt hope that the author s brokenness can somehow contribute to another person s integration and inspire their clinging while beset by darkness or fog or blizzards.

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When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend: Reflections On Life And Ministry With Depression

  1. Mark Meynell is Associate Director Europe Caribbean for Langham Preaching a programme of Langham Partnership , and part time Whitehall Chaplain for HM Treasury, HMRC the Cabinet Office For the last 9 years, he was on the senior ministry team of All Souls Langham Place Prior to that he taught biblical studies at a small seminary in Kampala, Uganda for four years, and did student ministry in Sheffield and Oxford churches.He s crazy about music from Bach to Bono , art from Raphael to Rothko , fiction esp John le Carr Graham Greene and movies from The Third Man to Grand Budapest Hotel He has even allowed his son to convince him to join him as a Sheffield Wednesday supporter.

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