Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.
Dealing With Death: Living With Loss
Pastor Jon shares two ideas for moving forward.
Dealing With Death: Expected Death
Pastor Jon shares a practical idea for helping your kids deal with the expected death of a loved one.
Dealing With Death: Loss of a Child
What do you say when someone loses a child? Pastor Jon shares his testimony.
Dealing With Death: Sudden Death
Pastor Jon helps change your perspective when you’re dealing with a sudden loss.
Dealing With Death: Before the Final Breath
Have you struggled with what to say to loved ones on their deathbed? Pastor Jon shares a personal story about a time he knew the Spirit was at work.
Start seeing the blessings
It’s Thanksgiving, and many people will sit down at beautiful tables today, surrounded by food, friends, and family. Inside, though, some will be feeling…
We can’t let fear rule
Just one week ago, the phone rang at 11:40 P.M. Her shaking voice said, “Mom, I’m okay, but . . .” Then she told…
Attention middle-of-the-night worriers!
I am so good at not worrying. Ha! . . . until I wake up at 2 A.M. And then all my stress catches up with…
Waiting for heaven while living on earth
Sometimes it’s just hard, isn’t it? This world is heavy. The more you grow up, the more you live with the reality of pain…
Looking for a Magic Pill?
My post last week focused on suicide, mental health, and depression in teenagers. But you’re a grown-up now. What about you—and the struggles you’re…
1 reason why . . . you should have a conversation about 13 Reasons Why
What’s the 1 reason why you need to talk about 13 Reasons Why? Because you’re the parent. If you don’t know what I’m talking about,…
Talk to yourself. Don’t listen to yourself.
There I was, just before the workout began, whining about what was ahead. Mainly I was nervous because the movements that day weren’t exactly…