I [Christ] have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. - John 10:10

Family Issues / Care Giving

Q&A on Life Support
QUESTION: My father had respiratory arrest. The doctors asked if my siblings and I wanted the doctors to put my dad on life support. My father is a very ill man. He already had cancer...
April 3rd, 2018
Charlie Gard Has Died
On July 28, 2017, one week before his first birthday, Charlie Gard died. Charlie was at the center of a controversy that resonated throughout the world when the British High Court...
July 31st, 2017
The Whole Pcture Needs the Full Gospel
In early 2007 I was in Rio de Janeiro during a visit to our son and his family, while he served as a WELS missionary in Brazil. The view from Sugarloaf Mountain gave me a panorama...
October 15th, 2016
Are You Ready? - A Look at Preparing for Death
At the pinnacle of his career, Apple CEO Steve Jobs received a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. As the cancer slowly robbed him of his health, Jobs spoke about his impending death at...
November 15th, 2012
Bible Study: Compassion
My wife and I just wanted to get home. Being gone for several days, suitcases, then a delayed flight on our already-late return made us long for our normal surroundings again. But...
January 9th, 2012
The Compassionate Father
A widower struggles to raise two young children in a small southern town during the 1930s. The town’s racist attitudes come to light as this man, who is a lawyer, faces the daunting...
January 9th, 2012
Burdens and Christian Optimism
A Michigan man recently justified killing three teenagers because, in his words, “I have no hope. I have no future.” The coldness with which he gunned down these unsuspecting...
July 12th, 2009
CDACP - Ways to Care for Others
How equipped are you to help care for Mom or Dad as they age or when one or the other dies? Caring is more than emotion and good intentions. Careful forethought greatly helps make a...
October 24th, 2007
Q&A on Salvation and Heaven
QUESTION: My 93-year-old mother has been strong and healthy her entire life. I am afraid that she has a false confidence about going to heaven. She says that God must be happy with...
May 9th, 2007
Bible Study: The Time of Testing
Some [seed] fell on rock, and when it came up, the plants withered because they had no moisture. . . . Those on the rock are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it,...
October 13th, 2006

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