Should Christians take antidepressants?


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In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "Should Christians take antidepressants? Is depression a spiritual issue that should not be treated with drugs that will mask a spiritual problem?" For more "Ask Doctor Betters" episodes visit: "Ask Doctor Betters" is video series where every Monday Dr. Charles F. Betters answers questions on suffering and the sovereignty of God in 5-8 minutes. "Ask Doctor Betters" also available as an iTunes Podcast: "Ask Doctor Betters" is produced by MARKINC Ministries ( MARKINC Ministries' mission is to bring the help and hope of the Gospel to people who are hurting. Be sure to check out our other three resources: 1) "Help and Hope" audio resources. The "Help and Hope" resources focus on one person’s redemptive story and how their faith guided them to a place of embracing the truth that God is sovereign and we can trust Him. These resources can be found on our website ( or on our "Help and Hope" iTunes Podcast ( 2) "In His Grip" sermon resources. Here you can find the the preaching ministry of Dr. Betters ( 3) "Treasures of Encouragement" blog. Treasures of Encouragement is the teaching ministry of Sharon Betters, Dr. Better's wife. Treasures of Encouragement challenges women to think biblically and live covenantally through the intentional practice of biblical encouragement in their homes, churches, neighborhoods, and workplaces ( To donate to MARKINC Ministries and help us create more helpful resources, please donate at:

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