Grief


Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Guilt comes from ‘sinful choices’; shame a result of ‘attack’ on self worth

Am I good enough? At the end of a very long day, Carol sits alone in her kitchen. She replays the afternoon meeting with her boss, who had suggested... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Shame functions by drawing one’s attention away from God’s voice

In the New Testament letter to the Hebrews, we are provided with a model for how to effectively approach shame: “Therefore, since we are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Parents should seek to live out the gospel while raising children, give grace

Children make messes and mistakes. They get angry and say things without thinking. They forget our instructions and do things that cause us to... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 2 2016

‘It’s important to give grieving persons permission to express what they feel,’ Sweatt says

Helen Keller once said that surviving grief is accomplished by going through it. Birmingham-area ministers had opportunity to learn how to help... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Grief is normal response to loss of child through miscarriage

Behind every woman’s joy at learning she is pregnant, there is a fear as well — the fear of losing the baby. Most of us have family... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Pathways clinical director shares about experiencing a miscarriage

Almost two years ago I received devastating news. Sitting in a cold examination room in my doctor’s office, I was anxiously anticipating... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Honesty can help grieving parents receive needed support

Megan had two young children when she discovered she was pregnant with a third. Though surprised, she and her husband, Brandon, were excited... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor’s wife finds God forever faithful following miscarriage of first child

The greatest loss I have ever experienced was the miscarriage of our first baby 10 weeks into the pregnancy. There are no words to describe the... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Helping children through grief after a miscarriage should not be overlooked

Before giving birth to her daughter, Melissa experienced several miscarriages. Following the birth of her daughter, she experienced several more... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

God can handle questions, doubts, Barrett says

Some of the most joyful words ever spoken are those announcing a pregnancy. The words invite hugs, pats on the back and well wishes for the parents-to-be. ... [READ MORE]

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