In January 2020,Netflixreleased a reality show titled,The Circle. One of the contestants wasChris Sapphire, a gay guy with a huge personality who talked about his faith in the first five minutes of the show.
Chris wasn’t playing a character. He is just as quirky and enthusiastic in real life. In this episode,Chris openly talks about depression and suicide using spirited language. He alsodescribes neuroplasticity—within scripture, our minds can be renewed and that’s a promise from God.
Therapy is a recommended and important part of the renewal of our minds. If only spiritual means doesn’t work for you, it doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you.
Faith Forms Identity: Christianity is fiber of Chris’s existence
Depressive State of Mind: Discovering God was saving grace from suicide
Bible vs. Bullying: School bus stop proves God’s prevention
God and the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you would want to be treated
Imperfectly Perfect: Sinner or saint? Surrender to Savior
Taking Notes: Chris’s time onThe Circlespent writing Bible verses
Fear and Conflict: Deny documentary striving to disprove Jesus’s existence
Prayer and Affirmation:What if...?Optimistic, hopeful, life-changing experiences