National Suicide Prevention Week was held between September 5th and 11th.
It was at this time that two-time Grammy award winner and New York Times bestseller, Lecrae shared his experiences.
The gospel rap superstar explained that he had been a victim of crippling depression. He posted a video where he discussed his issues with depression on his YouTube Channel.
Lecrae’s Battle With Depression
In his YouTube video, Lecrae disclosed that he was a survivor of verbal, physical, and sexual abuse. He went further to explain how he woke in clinical depression after a night of drinking in 2018.
The video also explains how the things he suffered as a child affected him. He further discusses how he dealt with these deep wounds and steer himself towards personal restoration.
According to Lecrae, “if you are at the deep end, don’t drown.” Don’t forget that God created you for a purpose and he has a plan for your life. God’s arrangement for you is beyond your challenges so don’t let those challenges get the better of you.
Lecrae is a two-time Grammy award winner and a platinum-selling artist. Over the years, he has grown to become a New York Times bestseller as well as a speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
The artist is the President, Co-Founder, and Co-Owner of Reach Records, an Atlanta-based record label. Lecrae is the first artist to have their number album on both the Gospel charts and Billboard Top 200 simultaneously.
Unashamed was his first book and in no time, it became a New York Times bestseller. Lecrae released his second book titled “I Am Restored: How I Lost My Religion But Found Faith” in 2021. He also released another album titled “Restoration” and a 3-part video narrative “The Road to Restoration” in 2021. The 3-part video is the prelude to a documentary that he is planning to release soon.
If you’d like to learn more about Lecrae, check out his social media platforms and YouTube channel. You can also visit his official website. Meanwhile, check out ChurchPad for more interesting stories and articles.