Pastor and mental health advocate Jarrid Wilson dies by suicide

Pastor Jarrid Wilson a California church leader, author, and mental health advocate, died by suicide Monday evening at age 30.

Jarrid Wilson before he died had shared on his social media page that loving Jesus doesn’t always cure suicidal thoughts, depression, PTSD, anxiety but that does not mean Jesus doesn’t off companionship and comfort.

Pastor and mental health advocate Jarrid Wilson dies by suicide


He tweeted;

Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure suicidal thoughts. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure depression. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure PTSD. Loving Jesus doesn’t always cure anxiety. But that doesn’t mean Jesus doesn’t offer us companionship and comfort. He ALWAYS does that.

Wilson is known as a passionate preacher, most recently was an associate pastor at megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California. A co-founder of the mental health nonprofit Anthem of Hope, Wilson was open about his own depression, often posting on his social media accounts about his battles with the mental illness.

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Wilson is survived by his wife,Julianne, two sons, Finch and Denham; and his mother, father, and siblings.

His wife, Julianne Wilson, posted a photo tribute of Jarrid on her Instagram page. The photo slideshow shows him fishing “in his happy place.” She described her husband as “loving, giving, kind-hearted, encouraging, handsome, hilarious.”

“No more pain, my jerry, no more struggle. You are made complete and you are finally free,” she wrote in the caption.

“Suicide doesn’t get the last word. I won’t let it. You always said “Hope Gets the last word. Jesus does,” she added.

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