Rebuilding your life—
Need help? You don't have to suffer forever
Hi, I'm Jim. I've been through the emotional wringer. I've been a successful pastor and leader and a loving father, but I've also been suicidally depressed. I'll teach you the techniques I used to heal myself and give you the tools to reclaim your life and move forward.
Need help? You don't have to suffer forever!
Hi, I'm Jim. I've been through the emotional wringer. I've been a successful pastor and leader and a loving father, but I've also been suicidally depressed. I'll teach you the techniques I used to heal myself, and give you the tools to reclaim your life and move forward!
- A husband to Leah since 1967
- A father of two grown sons
- A grandfather of five children
- An author, speaker, and teacher
- A pastor since 1969
All books are (or soon will be) available online through Amazon and other stores in both printed and e-book formats. They can also be purchased or ordered at many local bookstores.
- Presenter and/or keynote speaker on mental illness topics at national conferences and seminars
- Helped 10-15 seriously-depressed or suicidal individuals a month
From the blog
Text: Psalm 77 and Romans 8:35-39 If God is all-good and all-loving and all-powerful, why is there so much pain and suffering in the world? Why do good Christians lose their jobs or experience disastrous financial reversals? Why does God permit babies born blind or deformed? Why does He allow…Read More
You pucker and squint At the slightest hint Of a lemon’s bitter taste. So why not throw it in the waste? Life deals its harsh lemons as well, Till you feel like you’re going through earth’s hell. Better to make lemon meringue pie, Than constantly bitch, moan and cry. This…Read More
Where do you go for help, hope, and meaning when painful struggles erode your confidence, shake your faith, and taint your happy times? More and more psychiatric patients report a desire for something that will provide comfort, guidance, meaning, and hope for their lives. Maybe this is because most folks…Read More
Many people diagnosed with a mental illness come from well-adjusted “normal” families—I did not. My mental-emotional meltdown occurred in my 40s, but its seeds had already been planted before I was five years old. The Early Years: Foundation of a Breakdown My younger sister and brother and I grew up…Read More
Do you know that countless others have gotten well and are staying well from their mental illnesses? There are plenty of success stories. In spite of occasional struggles, they’ve rebuilt stable, meaningful, productive lives. So don’t just survive, thrive! Here’s how I did it. Despair had set in; suicide was…Read More