by Tim Geiger, PCA Teaching Elder and Executive Director of Harvest USA
Transparency and Speaking the Truth in Love

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.

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What Grieving People Wish You Knew

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.

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Valentine’s Day

“I love you means giving completely of yourself for others — God, your spouse, your brother, your neighbor, your comrades-in-arms.”

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Shepherd in Mourning

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.”

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Film About PCA Pastor Earns Critical Recognition

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.”

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