Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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Keys to Battling Teen Depression

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: As a teenager, David Murray found himself miserable after walking away from what he had been taught about the faith.

Dr. David Murray: What I thought would have given me tremendous happiness and pleasure and joy actually was plunging me into anxiety and depression. It was only when I was pointed to Christ that that really began to lift, and I knew a peace and a joy that I didn’t think was possible in this world.

Nancy: A teen’s heart can be full of turmoil, but we’ll hear where that peace and joy come from today on the Revive Our Hearts podcast for July 19, 2021. I’m Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.

Words like depression and anxiety have worked their way into our vocabulary a whole lot more frequently, especially in recent years. Not only have we seen these become a major issue for our world in general, but …

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About the Host

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

About the Guest

David and Shona Murray

David and Shona Murray

David Murray (PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is professor of Old Testament and practical theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also a counselor, a regular speaker at conferences, and the author of Exploring the Bible. David and his wife, Shona, attend Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church.

Shona Murray is a mother of five children and has homeschooled for fifteen years. She is a medical doctor and worked as a family practitioner in Scotland until she moved to the United States with her husband, David. She is the author of Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands.