Kayla Stoecklein’s husband Andrew was a great man of God. As a pastor of a thriving church, he stood on stage and delivered hope to thousands. But under the surface, he faced a terrible battle. After a years-long battle with depression, Andrew died by suicide in August of 2018. Despite unimaginable pain, Kayla has made it her mission to keep as many people as possible from experiencing what she’s walked through. In the second part of our mental health series, Kayla joins Davey to share what she’s learned about grief, mental health, and more.Read More
On the surface, Sarah Pisney looked like she had a fantastic life. She was fulfilling her calling as a missionary overseas, and she would have told anyone that she was doing great. But under the surface, things weren’t so great. Undiagnosed and untreated symptoms of depression and anxiety began to take a toll on Sarah, and she found herself if a place she never would have imagined. In this first part of our series on mental health, Sarah talks with Davey about living out her calling, finding herself in a mental health crisis in a foreign country, and how her faith and her community have factored into her healing journey.Read More
When Ericka Andersen met her husband Rick, she wasn't stepping into the average American relationship. Most people can't even imagine growing up like he did. Rick was raised in an environment rife with substance abuse, severe mental health problems, attempted suicides, and more. Ericka shares Rick's story with Davey and talks about the healing that God can bring to the darkest of places.
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You may not know Elliott Park's name, but you've probably heard his work. Elliott's songs have been sung on the hallowed stage of the Ryman Opry Theater, as well as on major network programs like “Late Night With David Letterman”, and “The Late Late Show” with Craig Ferguson. In 2006, his song “I Loved Her First” hit #1 on Billboard and R&R Magazines.
On this episode, Davey and Elliott talk about the heights and depths of success and following Jesus from the highs of a billboard number one hit, into the depths of depression, and back out again.Read More