Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

When Tragedy Hits Close To Home

Over the last few weeks, we have seen tragedy after tragedy unfold before us. It’s been heart breaking, confusing, and very scary. In the middle of all this mess, it’s easy to want to give up. It’s easy to wave our white flags in surrender, and think this world is a sinking ship that we should give up on. There is truth that things in this world will only get worse. The Bible tells us… … Continue reading

What is the Best Response to These Tragic Headlines?

The news has been full of horrible headlines. We’re feeling this with you, but the question remains – how on earth do we respond? When Lauren Daigle wrote the song, “Trust in You,” she learned something that can help us today. She says, “I walk into the writing appointment and my friend is sitting there and he says, ‘Lauren can I tell you a story? …There’s this man that wen to help Mother Theresa and… … Continue reading

Christian Artists Respond with Wisdom to What Happened in Orlando

We woke up to more devastating headlines. This should not happen. And again, we ask ourselves the question – How on earth do we respond? The artists you hear on WAY-FM have been responding with wisdom. We don’t have all the answers, but here are some heartfelt reminders of truth as you think about this today. Sharing how to pray Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Orlando. We pray that God… … Continue reading

Find Hope By Trusting In Him

The news has been full of horrible headlines. We’re feeling this with you, but the question remains – how on earth do we respond? When Lauren Daigle wrote the song, “Trust in You,” she learned something that can help us today. She says, “I walk into the writing appointment and my friend is sitting there and he says, ‘Lauren can I tell you a story? …There’s this man that wen to help Mother Theresa and… … Continue reading

Finding Purpose In The Midst Of Tragedy

A conversation we had with Natalie Grant the other day takes on new meaning after the attacks in Paris. We feel so helpless after such senseless loss, but this song challenges us to be the light of Jesus in a dark time. I think that people are prone to panic. Something goes on in the world and they’re like, ‘I’m just going to hide under my covers until Jesus comes back’. We panic. This song is all about… … Continue reading

UCC Shooting: How To Pray When Things Don’t Make Sense

We live in a broken world as is evidenced by the shooting today at UCC in Oregon. This is becoming too common of an occurrence. Even hearing the shooter is dead doesn’t bring comfort, it just adds to the mystery and tragedy. It is in these times that we have to claim God’s promise, that He will give us peace when there is not understanding. So maybe that needs to be our prayer for people… … Continue reading

No easy answers in the face of evil

https://soundcloud.com/waymedia/no-easy-answers-in-the-face-of-evil#t=0:15 The Bible doesn’t avoid what happened last night, so I know God doesn’t avoid what happened last night. Is the book of Psalms, David grapples with, “God, where are you?” “Why is this happening?” “Where did you go?” “How come you didn’t step in in this situation?” I actually draw peace from that, even though I’d like things to be tied up in a bow. Some people will do that to you. They’ll just… … Continue reading

Healing from Pain and Tragedy

We all have experienced painful moments in life. When tragedy strikes, the question is where do I go from here? I was talking to one of my girlfriends last night who just had her heart broken. Finding the right thing to say was difficult. There are steps to healing and Relevant magazine explains so well that God works so beautifully during the healing process.  My favorite part of the article in Relevant says that you never… … Continue reading