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‘It’s Humiliating’: A Pastor’s Emotional Breakdown Leads to His Healing

Posted: September 4, 2019

At the height of his career, while leading a large church in California, Terry Wardle had an emotional breakdown and was institutionalized as a result.

“It’s hard, it’s humiliating. And depression is a beast. It causes you to lose perspective on what’s real and what is not real. It’s hard to muster up hope.”

But hope is exactly what Terry found when he began to let Jesus shine a light on the dark childhood memories he had tried to bury in the past.