Tag: Grief

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…

My Own Grief Story

On August 4, 2008 my mom died at the age of 59.  This is my story of grief in the months following her death. I choose to tell you this story because grief is widely misunderstood in our culture particularly among Christians. We want it to be quick and easy.  Done after the funeral and the provided meals and the…