For Those Experiencing Great Grief and Loss

How do followers of Jesus respond when we or those whom we love experience great grief and loss? We grieve and lament. It is important that we allow ourselves to grieve. Jesus wept before the tomb of his friend Lazarus. Isaiah called him the suffering servant of the Lord who was well-acquainted with grief. Our … Continue reading For Those Experiencing Great Grief and Loss

Overcoming the Violent Tyranny of Death – John 11:17-44

In John's narrative of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, a gnawing statement surfaces not once, twice, but three times. "Jesus, if you’d been here, this would not have happened!" Couldn’t Jesus have prevented the death of his friend, Lazarus? The neighbors mumble: “Could not he who opened the eyes of the blind man have … Continue reading Overcoming the Violent Tyranny of Death – John 11:17-44

An Interview Worth Watching

If you missed this interview done by Rick Karle of Fox 6 Sports that was shown this past Saturday, let me urge you to take a few minutes and watch it. I would especially commend to you the words of Ashley Harrison's mom at the end of the interview. It's powerful, comforting, and tearful! http://www.myfoxal.com/story/15384923/carson-tinker-and-ashley-harrison#.TmTKhVDXnF4.facebookContinue reading An Interview Worth Watching