A former Calvary attender who works for ESPN turned me to this feature produced by a colleague of his. Suicide is sometimes the unspoken tragedy, but the reality is that it and the depression that at times leads to it need to be acknowledged in a way that leads to conversation, empathy and life. I’ve dealt with far too many suicides over the course of my years of ministry, silence doesn’t help.
Click the link below — It’s a very compelling story about a college student that attempted to take his own life that is now speaking to students encouraging them to share concerns/issues they’re having. It’s just a quick reference in the video, but it so clearly communicated to me the message that God — that God’s love is greater than our depression.
Click Jordan Burnham’s Story and listen to the story.