Our kids are struggling too: Here’s how to help them

How we respond to our children’s pain matters. And we can help them grow strong even through these hard days. Not long ago, my nine-year-old son…


Telling children about the suicide death of a parent

The night before my husband chose to take his life, I heard Psalm 68:5: “A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy…


When it happens in your family

There is a week in September that is dedicated to Suicide Prevention—just one week.  I used to think that it was something that happened to other…


Defined by scars

One of my favorite preachers of the gospel is a man by the name of Louie Giglio.  I first heard him speak in high school. While attending college, I…


Walk with Grace: Navigating Your Journey with Infertility

During this month’s National Infertility Week, April 19–25, we are reminded of the millions of women and men around the world who long to be parents…


Middles and Endings

As a young girl, I was a Nancy Drew super-fan. I read and re-read all 56 volumes in the series, most of them in two days flat. Even today, I get a…


Seeking H-E-L-P for teen suicide prevention

Back in the 1970s, a cult leader emerged who radicalized a small community of people and convinced them that the only way to ultimately…


13 Reasons Why You're Loved

As we head into summer, we want to make sure you know how much you are loved and valued by your heavenly Father. Life can be hard and give us reason…


13 Reasons Why Not

Netflix has confirmed it will be releasing a third season of the suicide-focused teenage drama 13 Reasons Why. If you have seen the news in the…