Tag Archives: grief

The Do’s and Don’ts of Comforting

Do you find it challenging to know what to say or how to respond to people who have experienced a great loss?  We may mean well, but if we’re not careful we can easily stick our foot in our mouth.  … Continue reading

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3 Benefits & 3 Downfalls to Education

17 So I set out to learn everything… But I learned firsthand that pursuing all this is like chasing the wind. Ecclesiastes 1:17 Solomon is not discrediting education.  What Solomon is discrediting is man’s attempt to try to REPLACE God … Continue reading

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God is There When We are Broken

What is God really like?  He is there when we’re broken.  He hears us when we pray.  When we are broken God is present, He is comforting and He continues to love us. I’ve discovered when I’m broken God has … Continue reading

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A Story of Suicide by Jerry Allen & Vandala Hood

Hi my name is Jerry Allen, a member of The Ridge’s pastoral teaching group. “I would like to share the story of how my Brother-in-law, Darrell Hood’s suicide affected many lives.  Here’s a key thought: Suicide is a permanent solution … Continue reading

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