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The Story Behind ‘Take My Hand, Precious Lord’
Thomas A. Dorsey’s song “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” is one of the most beloved gospel songs of all time. The song’s power comes ...
The Problem with Happy Funerals
Many funerals today are not about mourning death but a “celebration of life.” As our culture discards all-black attire and other formalities ...
Country Artist’s Loss Leads Him to Jesus
By 2018, country artist Walker Hayes had gotten sober but then tragedy struck. He and his wife, Laney, lost their seventh child, Oakleigh, at birth. It's ...
Grief Means We Are Not Always ‘Fine’
In Wendell Berry’s novel Hannah Coulter, the main character, Hannah, is grieving the death of her first husband, who died in World War II. She offers ...
Hearing the Voice of Her Departed Husband
For over half a century, the voice of Oswald Laurence was heard on the Underground Transit System in London. He made a simple but needed public safety ...
Ukrainian Music Concert Held in Bomb Shelter
When the prospect of war threatened the viability of the annual international classical Kharkiv Music Fest, organizers were left scrambling. But their ...
Memories of Things Long Past
In March, 1941, a nurse on Bataan received a package mailed before the world-changing surprise attack on Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Opening it, with ...
Holding Hands with Sorrow and Suffering
The book Hinds Feet on High Places is a parable, a modern allegory similar to Pilgrim’s Progress. But instead of dealing with the overall Christian ...
They Lost Their Loved Ones to COVID. Then They Heard from Them Again
When Ian and Michelle Horne got married, he wore a purple tie on their wedding day because it was her favorite color. Then came the pandemic.
In fall of ...
During Depression, Faith Reminded Him How to Live
Michael Gerson, a former presidential speechwriter, delivered a sermon at Washington National Cathedral in which he talked about being hospitalized for ...