Depression is the most common emotional issue people in our culture face both inside of the church and outside of the church. This class is designed to help counselors, disciplers, and friends in the church walk with others through the valley of depression.

Upcoming Session



About The Instructor

Pastor Scott Mehl oversees the church’s discipleship and counseling ministry and has earned a doctorate in Biblical Counseling. His material is developed from both years of biblical study and years of personal experience discipling and counseling regularly in the church.

About The Class

This course is designed to equip the student with a basic understanding of the issue of depression and how the gospel and truth of Scripture address the issue. In addition, this course will seek to equip the student with principles and wisdom in order to compassionately apply those truths to those who are suffering.

Class Format

This class is a blend of lecture and discussion. Bring a listening ear, honest questions and comments—we’ll all be learning from God’s Word together. Some reading is required in order to supplement what is being learned in class.

Class Outline

Week 1
Listening to Depression, part 1

Week 2
Listening to Depression, part 2

Week 3
Understanding Depression Biblically, part 1

Week 4
Understanding Depression Biblically, part 2

Week 5
Loving the Depressed, part 1

Week 6
Loving the Depressed, part 2

Class Materials

If I'm a Christian Why am I Depressed?​
by Bob Sommerville

Scott Mehl

Scott serves the church by overseeing leadership, development, global ministries, and counseling/discipleship.

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