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Podcast: Ministry in the shadow of depression - Mark Meynell on his book When Darkness Seems My Only Friend

26 July 2018

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Mark Meynell is Europe and Caribbean Director for Langham Preaching, part of the Langham Partnership. For nine years, he was on the senior ministry team at All Souls Langham Place, in London.

His latest book, published by IVP, is called When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend. It explores the shame, confusion, exhaustion, isolation and despair of living with depression, especially as a Christian minister. It seeks wisdom from the Bible – especially the Psalms, which he describes as his “oxygen tank” in his darkest times – although it does not pretend to offer easy answers.

Ed Thornton spoke to Mark Meynell about the book.

Read an extract here


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