Yes we have bad chapters and they are a part of our story. But God doesn't just leave us there in that bad chapter. He uses the bad in our lives to transform us into the image of Jesus Christ. We don't change any other way.
– Shannon McCoy
In this video recording from the 2023 Midnight Mercies Virtual Summit, Shannon McCoy reflects on her journey through depression in the wake of divorce and shares how God mercifully met her in the midst of it.

Shannon is the Director of Biblical Counseling at her church in California. She is certified by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and has a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling (MABC) from The Master’s University. She's the author of Help! I’m A Slave to Food and contributing author to Women Counseling Women. She is a retreat and conference speaker and serves as a council member, blogger, and book reviewer for the Biblical Counseling Coalition.
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Midnight mercies: walking with God through Depression in Motherhood
As Christine recounts her own midnight journey through depression and explores stories of desperate sufferers who experienced God’s mercy in the Scriptures, she shows how God meets us in our despair and helps us toward his light—one step at a time.