Realistic Hope for Those who Suffer from Depression
Depression affects many people both personally and through the ones we love. Here Zack Eswine draws the experience of from Charles Spurgeon to encourage us. What Spurgeon found in his darkness can serve as a light in our own darkness. Zack Eskwine brings you here, not a self-help guide, but rather ‘a handwritten note of one who wishes you well.’
“Spurgeon, from his early years to his final days, found dark distress ever hovering on the edges of his mind and sometimes launching an all out assault on his very being. How he managed all this, by the grace of God, both for himself and for others, drives both the gripping content and the riveting literary style of Zack Eswine in this book.” — Tom Nettles, Professor of Historical Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
“The river of life often flows through sloughs of despond. Charles Spurgeon knew that well… Ditto Zack Eswine in this unusual, refreshing, sensible book… Read it, and take it to heart.” — David Powlison, CCEF Executive Director, Senior Editor, Journal of Biblical Counseling
“Zack Eswine is a pastor with the mind of a scholar and the heart of a poet. His wisdom gleaned from Charles Spurgeon’s struggle with depression is theologically profound and pastorally lucid.” — Jason Byassee, Senior Pastor, Boone United Methodist Church, Boone, North Carolina
“Zack Eswine, like Spurgeon, a preacher, pastor, and no stranger to suffering… there is much encouragement, comfort and practical help to be found in this rich and poetic treasure.” — Richard Winter, Author of When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression and Director of Counseling at Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri
About Author Zack Eswine
Zack Eswine is the Senior Pastor at the Riverside Church, St Louis, Missouri. He previously served as Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Covenant Seminary, St Louis. He is also an accomplished musician and songwriter.