What to Keep In Mind When You’re Struggling With Grief

Several years ago, a pastor who was a longtime mentor and friend of mine did…

What to Actually Say to a Friend Who’s Grieving

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016, but given the amount of grief…

When Silence Says All the Wrong Things

I kept waiting for the phone to ring. An email. A Facebook message. Something, anything…

What We Get Wrong About Advent

I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of…

Let Go of the Dream of Perfect Family Holidays

In 1943, Bing Crosby recorded what has now become a favorite song for many people…

Science Proves the Value of Emotional Honesty

In April 2015 there was an article published in the American Pain Society Journal of…

The Space Between Abba and Daddy

Todd Morrison shares the difficulty of seeing God as Father when his relationship with his own father was so tumultuous.

The Good in Grief

Erica McNeal shares how the pain of trials can allow us to understand God better and share that understanding with others.

When Living in Denial is Healthy

Tor Constantino breaks down the negative connotations of living in denial and the one circumstance in which it could be good for you.

The Silent Grief of Miscarriage

Caleb Wilde writes about the pain miscarriages cause and why it shouldn’t be overlooked.

600,000 Dying Stories Aren’t Being Told

Caleb Wilde writes about the famine in the Horn of Africa, why the media doesn’t care and grief.

In Blood and Bond

Ryan Stillwater writes about how the death of his aunt encouraged him to love his family more intentionally than in the past.

The Journey of Grief

Gabe Holloway shares the sorrows and hopes of his family in the wake of hearing a fatal diagnosis for their unborn daughter.

God Has Not Forgotten Your Pain

McKenzie Parker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the death of her grandmother and what she learned about God’s love in a time of grief.

Death, Grief and God’s Goodness

Wendy Harbottle writes a blog for RELEVANT about dealing with grief and death—and being reminded of God’s goodness in the process.

A Valentine’s Day Loss

It’s Valentine’s Day this week. What a polarizing holiday. If you have love, it’s one…