On today’s episode, Alex writes in and asks, “I have a friend who is really struggling with depression and discouragement. Can you please help me to encourage him and even myself when I get discouraged and depressed?”
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Facing discouragement and disappointment with the gospel.
- Facing discouragement and disappointment with God’s people in the local church.
- How to help and counsel friends facing discouragement and disappointment with the gospel.
- Learning to be a loyal, caring, and concerned friend.
- The importance of preaching the biblical gospel to ourselves so we will treasure Christ alone.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.