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  • CHRISTMAS: No need to grieve alone

    by Jesse Campbell, posted Thursday, December 21, 2017 (one month ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- I just wanted to make her smile once. That was all I wanted that Christmas. I wanted my wife to smile again.

    Christmastime has taken a quantum leap toward the better in my family over the past few years. Our 2012 Christmas was mired in grief with few glimmers of glee. Today, it is conversely defined mostly by joy with sparse speckles of pain.

    The climb out took time and a work of God's Spirit through His Word in our hearts. God's Word can do the same for you and I will share with you how. Just know first ... Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When tears arrive

    by Diana Davis, posted Thursday, February 18, 2016 (one year ago)

    Diana Davis relays ideas for ministry when death comes to a member of your church or an unchurched friend. Acts of compassion, she writes, "can remind the bereaved of God's love for them." Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: The tear bottle

    by Frank S. Page, posted Friday, March 27, 2015 (2 years ago)

    An ancient tear bottle received by Frank S. Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention executive committee, reminds him that "our Lord knows every tear we cry." In this week's Call to Prayer, Page reminds us the Lord "is with us as we grieve at every moment." Read More