Out of the Blues
Dealing With the Blues of Depression and Loneliness
At some time or other in their life, nearly everyone finds themselves looking down the dark tunnel of depression. If you aren’t depressed now, you certainly know someone who is. Out of the Blues is a book which they will identify with and in which they’ll see clear signs of how it developed.
Most importantly, it’s a book that presents biblical solutions to the problem. Also contains excellent questions for discussion following each chapter, for a group study. A large section on the devastating affects of loneliness as well, and what to do about it.
- What’s It Like to be Depressed?
- What’s It Like to be Really Depressed?
- Why Do People Get Depressed?
- Getting Out of the Blues: Biblical Principles
- Getting Out of the Blues: Biblical Examples
- Loneliness or Lonely-less?
- Questions and Answers about Depression
- Additional Notes for the Counselor
About the Author
Wayne Mack is a graduate of Wheaton College (BA); the Philadelphia Seminary (MDiv, Greek); the Westminster Theological Seminary (D.Min – Research project on marriage and family counseling). He has also done extensive graduate studies in various subjects at several graduate schools (psychology at LaSalle University; counseling, theology and church history at Eastern Baptist Seminar; theology and Bible subjects at Wheaton graduate school and Trinity Evangelical Seminary).
Wayne has been married to his wife, Carol, since 1957. They have four adult children and 21 grandchildren.
From 1958 to 1976 Wayne served as a pastor in local churches. From 1976 to 2004 he taught college and graduate school courses in biblical counseling at The Master’s College and Seminary; Westminster Theological Seminary, Biblical Seminary and the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. Currently he and Carol train men for ministry in South Africa under the auspices of Strengthening Ministries.