Don’t be this, church

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  Oh my church, oh my. Don’t be this, church. While attending a church in Louisville, KY, for six years, I came to love how the church desired community and how they gathered (worship) and scattered (small groups meeting in homes). Meeting people where they were in their life journey. Sins and all. Pointing them to a


Mourning the Loss of a Son: How to Support the Family of an Addict

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But now, with the freshness of losing my son this past year, it seemed appropriate to finish the preliminary version. I have to admit, I always knew the day could come. The possibility of losing my child to a heroin overdose was a constant thought in my mind. I tried not to think about it,