Death

"...it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment..." (Hebrews 9:27).

Death remains one of life's greatest mysteries. What happens when we die? Is there an afterlife? And how do we deal with the loss of a loved one? Answers to these questions and more are below.

A blog post by Mitchell Moss
10 Days to Passover - Day 2

It isn’t clear or specific what happened on this day, two days leading up to Jesus’ final Passover, from the Bible. That being said, there is an event that could have possibly taken place on this day, and which we can draw a lesson from nonetheless. John 12:20-32 has the first part of the story, and specifically John 12:27-32 is what we will read:

Posted April 12, 2014 | 0 comments
A blog post by Victor Kubik
A Bible

How do you cope when a friend or family member dies? Death seems to have surrounded me this past month as a number of close acquaintances and friends have died one after another.

Posted April 3, 2014 | 1 comments
An older person's hand on a Bible.
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A blog post by Gayle Hoefker
sad look in eye

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."  At one point, each person becomes alive, and there is a certain point in each of our lives that we will die.

Posted February 18, 2014 | 2 comments
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A blog post by Rachel Henderson

Friday is going to be rough. I just know it. Friday marks five years since I lost my dad to cancer right there in our living room. Some years it passes with nothing but a few tears and memories, and other years the loss feels so sharp and fresh that it almost takes my breath away. This year I have felt the wave of sadness building since I got back from Alaska. Each day I glance at the calendar knowing that day is coming and feeling like I just might not be able to keep it together this time. But you know what, that’s okay.

Posted October 11, 2013 | 11 comments
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A blog post by Victor Kubik
A man with his hand over his face.

Last week my staff and I conducted a ministerial conference in the Rocky Mountain States.

One subject of special interest was this: How does one comfort someone who has suffered catastrophic loss? What can we do or say that will help?  We will all go through this dark experience during our lifetimes, and many sometimes find it awkward or difficult to talk to someone who has recently suffered a major loss through death: a mate, a child or a parent. Many are in denial—it's emotionally tough to deal with the fact that they will never see or talk to them again in this lifetime.

Posted August 29, 2013 | 2 comments
Bible text - Genesis 1:1
Posted August 24, 2013 | 1 comments

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