Posts with the category “depression”

Loving the Dying
by Jonathan Herron on April 9th, 2022
Recently I started serving as a Hospice Chaplain in addition to serving at Life Church. With my ADHD, choosing to do chaplaincy visitations is not my strongest gifting. It’s part of a huge shift I’ve intentionally made in my life and leadership.My reasons for serving the terminally ill and dying in this way is two-fold. The first reason is because I have felt deeply challenged by Bob Goff to live ...  Read More
One Day We Will Read Death's Obituary
by Jonathan Herron on May 15th, 2020
Three of my children are African-American.Before they entered my life, I did not fully understand.Now when I see the news, their faces always flash through my mind.It could be MY son or MY daughter.It's personal.None of us with white skin have pain because of our skin color.My friends with different skin have stories. If you don’t know this get to know some folks.Race conversations are uncomfortab...  Read More
3 Thoughts on Jarrid Wilson's Passing, Mental Health + Depression + Suicide
by Jonathan Herron on September 11th, 2019
1. You Matter2. Depression Sucks (I should know, I have it).3. NOTHING can separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus (see Romans 8:31-39)!///Church Leaders: You don't have to lead alone.Join the Fearless Leaders Network for pure laughter, raw encouragement, and fresh strategies for leading your church fearlessly.///I would be honored to connect with  Read More