Faith and Family


Alabama News | Dec. 14 2015

Faith and Family: Aging well as a baby boomer — Evaluating faith, relationships, health vital as boomers move to next stage of life

Baby boomers are defined as those born between 1946 and 1964. As these adults who are now in their 50s and 60s move into their 70s and 80s, they... [READ MORE]

Children | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: How adult children can deal with the emotions of a widowed parent

Many adult children have a story similar to mine. My mother died of complications from dementia after a 10-year struggle. My father had been... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: Overcoming sense of guilt to commit to new relationship is hard but essential

Richard Smith and his wife, Gloria, started first grade together in their small Georgia hometown, so her death from cancer in 2009 ended not... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: Dealing with grief important before moving forward with social activities

As a longtime pastor, Sid Nichols has stood at the casket with many surviving spouses, assuring them of the sufficiency of God’s grace... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

7 tips for coping with grief when a spouse dies

Though there is no single way to cope with grief after the death of a spouse, Alan Wolfelt, founder and director of the Center for Loss and Life... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: Open lines of communication with adult children important when parent remarries

After her mom died Susan spent many Sunday afternoons crying in her car as she drove home from visiting her dad, knowing that he felt terribly... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: FBC Trussville member shares firsthand experience

My wife and I had plans for a wonderful retirement — enjoying our children and grandchildren, taking trips and spending time together at... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 29 2015

Faith and Family: A look at what Scripture says about remarriage

While Scripture often addresses marriage the Bible has few passages that speak to the specific situation of remarriage after the death of a spouse.... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Protecting children’s physical safety at church requires supervision, risk management

Playground injuries. Teens killed in van accidents. Babies left in hot vehicles. Drownings. Skiing accidents. It’s no wonder parents feel... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Having good church policies, procedures in place helps protect children

Behind closed doors     Megan is one of the most popular girls in the church youth group. She regularly invites friends to church,... [READ MORE]

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