Mary’s Testimony of Faith Amid Grief

Last August, al-Shabab militants ambushed Kaingu who was on his way to deliver goods to Lamu.…

Where to Bring Your Broken Heart

“Help. My heart is broken.” This is one of the most common refrains in my counseling…

What I’m Learning After Losing My Daughter to Drugs

I started along a broken and bumpy road on January 28. Frankly, I knew this road…

What I Misunderstood About Grief

Eighteen months after my son died, I had a conversation with a pastor friend that enraged…

You Are Still a Mother. To the Woman Whose Baby Has Died

In March of 2016, our daughter Leila Judith Grace died at 39 weeks and 4 days…

It Was Not Wicked for the Lord to Take Our Son

Many of you reading this have lost a child—in miscarriage, in childbirth, as a newborn, or…

The Night That Took My Wife. How Grief Imprisoned Us to Grace

If I could have known somehow that the Lord would call my wife, Kyra, home to…

Dear Grieving Parents

Dear brother and sister in Christ, Although we haven’t met, God often places you in my…

How You Can Care for the Childless

Sitting in the pews of every church are men and women struggling with the excruciating pain…

God Is Good and Does Good—Even in Our Pain

George Mueller is one of the saints from church history who has most inspired me to…

Through the Valley of Miscarriage

Sobs shook my body. Nurses couldn’t help but squeeze a shoulder, hand, or foot whenever they…

Sit at the Feet of Loss. What Endings Teach the Living

[Better is] the day of death than the day of birth. I realize that’s an abrupt…