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What to remember when you’re mourning mom at Mother’s Day

May 12, 2017

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“Are you serious?” I gasped into the phone as my stepfather told me the news that I never thought I’d hear again.  Brain cancer. Again. ...

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Why did Jesus have to die?

April 14, 2017

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Have you ever messed up in a big way and had someone else cover for you or take the punishment?  Think of a small child who breaks a vas...

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Is it possible to get over grief?

May 3, 2016

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It was an early Sunday morning in college when I received a phone call that no child should ever have to receive. “Sara, your dad had a ...

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Why you should let others Into your pain

June 24, 2015

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Have you ever wondered if you somehow slipped under God’s radar? When really bad stuff happens, it’s easy to feel forgotten and alone. I...

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I Am the True Vine

Oct 23, 2016

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A recap of Brad Cooper’s sermon, “I Am the True Vine,” in 140 characters or less. To abide is to remain, to connect, to dwell, to clin...

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Suicide doesn’t affect just you

Sep 7, 2016

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One person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes in the United States, according to the American Suicide Prevention Foundation. With World S...

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Surviving Grief Without Losing Your Mind

June 5, 2014

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Losing someone you love is like having part of your heart ripped out. Whether death came through sudden catastrophe or a drawn out diseas...

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What do you know about ghosts?

July 13, 2016

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Ghost Hunters, Celebrity Ghost Stories, Haunted Highway, Ghost Adventures, Paranormal Activity, and now a reboot of Ghostbusters — it see...

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Talking To Kids About Death

June 11, 2014

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And the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.  (Ecclesiastes 12:7) Death is a painful ...

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12 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

Nov 25, 2015

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Why do terrible things happen to extraordinary people? I wish we knew the answer to that question. Whether you’ve been touched by person...

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How To Help A Grieving Friend

Nov 12, 2014

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It’s hard to know exactly what to do when a friend is grieving deeply. I’ve tried sending flowers, even an occasional chicken pie. After ...

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Snatched From The Wreckage - Nick Mountz’s Story

Oct 8, 2013

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After being hit by an 18-wheeler, Nick Mountz searched for his purpose until he discovered Jesus had a plan for him all along. This is hi...

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