This week, pastor, writer, mental health advocate, father and husband Jarrid Wilson died by suicide at the age of 30. 

Wilson was a graduate of Liberty University, and this week the school’s Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development, David Nasser, delivered a brief, but powerful tribute to him.

As Nasser noted, Wilson frequently tweeted about the need to address mental health issues, including in the days leading up to his death. 

If you or anyone you know is suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts, know there is help. Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). There are people waiting to talk and help.