Rowden’s ministry included church planting and serving congregations in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, and most recently as pastor of Immanuel PCA in Mesa, Arizona.
One of the biggest issue in our churches today, says Tim Geiger, is a lack of transparency. As a result, we have people who struggle with difficult issues — lust, substance abuse, eating disorders — but who have nowhere to go. For them, the church isn’t safe; it’s not where they go to find the help they need.Read the Article
Drawing on her own experience of the loss of two children as well as responses from people who participated in her survey about grief, Guthrie pulls back the curtain and helps readers think about how they can show love and support to someone who is mourning.Read the Article
“I love you means giving completely of yourself for others — God, your spouse, your brother, your neighbor, your comrades-in-arms.”Read the Article
While grief is different for a pastor in certain respects, ultimately, congregations can love their pastors through times of loss with simple words — “I am sorry for your loss. I am praying for you. I care.”Read the Article
The documentary was created by Grain, a St. Louis-based creative firm that helps its clients create beauty and uproot ugliness. Director John Pa hoped that sharing Higgins’ story would “at least start a conversation about these prejudices we have in our heads, minds, and hearts.”Read the Article