Tag: death

We Have Looked Through the Pinhole

John Piper, in his book Spectacular Sins writes, “Sometimes if you put your eye close enough, the smallest pinhole can reveal a new world.” He is correct in his assertion. Recently we looked through the pinhole. Generally, western Christians know not suffering, but we will, at least according to the Bible we herald as the word of God. “Through many…

Helping A Child Cope with Death

For many people, death is a scary subject. When a child experiences the death of a family member or friend for the first time it is important to carefully walk them through the experience. Most of the time parents don’t do this very well leaving children with some kind of warped, cartooned understanding about what happens when someone dies. Parents…

Help Teenagers Deal with Death

This week a teenager in our student ministry was tragically killed in a car accident.  This post is specifically for all of the Katy, Texas area parents trying to help their teenagers deal with a traumatic situation.  I pray that it might also help parents, teachers, pastors, and youth workers who need to lead teenagers through “the valley of the…