Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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The Storm of Chronic Mental Illness

Dannah Gresh: Jeff and Sarah Walton say their son’s mental illness teaches them spiritual lessons.

Sarah Walton: I can’t love my son the way I desire to, always, but Christ does, and He is growing more of that love in me and in Jeff as we rely on Him. 

Jeff Walton: When nothing else makes sense, there is a God that we serve that is bigger than this illness. God is sovereign over the things that He allows and over the things that He doesn’t allow, and that’s His mercy. And so, this will not be wasted!

Dannah: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, co-author of You Can Trust God to Write Your Story, for June 19, 2020. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: We all know what it’s like to experience a storm. And I’m not just talking about wind and rain and loud …

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About the Teachers

Jeff and Sarah Walton

Jeff and Sarah Walton

Jeff and Sarah Walton are the co-authors of Together Through the Storms: Biblical Encouragement for Your Marriage When Life Hurts (2020, The Good Book Company). They have four children 13 and under and are members of the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, IL. Sarah is also the co-author of the award-winning book Hope When It Hurtsand blogs at setapart.net. Jeff works in healthcare technology sales, and he spends his free time leading mens Bible studies and coaching his childrens sports teams.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.