Grief

The Theology of the Cross by Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr.

The Theology of the Cross by Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr.

Why? Even “good families” with fine Christian parents may have it. In spite of their best efforts, one of the children develops ...
When the Crying Stops – Abortion: The Pain and the Healing

When the Crying Stops – Abortion: The Pain and the Healing

Written by Kathleen Winkler with meditations by the Rev. Dr. Harold L. Senkbeil, this book includes stories of 19 post-abortive women who recall their abortion experiences. The stories contain remembering, remorse, and regret. The author tells stories of how repentance happened, forgiveness was found, and the crying stopped.
He Knows Our Pain

He Knows Our Pain

God’s grace is sufficient, even for the sadness of a stillbirth.
Comfort for Women Who Had a Miscarriage

Comfort for Women Who Had a Miscarriage

Writing with pastoral concern, (Rev. Dr. Martin) Luther points out that a miscarriage — where it is not due to deliberate carelessness ...
What About … Death and Dying?

What About … Death and Dying?

A reprint of a tract from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s “What About …” series, this resource is intended to help us face ...
Unchanging Identities

Unchanging Identities

 No matter what vocations the Lord grants you, your identity in Christ provides comfort, even during the pain of miscarriage.
The Pain of Loss

The Pain of Loss

Grief has many dimensions and may seem unpredictable in its ebb and flow. Yet in Christ we find strength along the way.
Murdered in the Woods by a Robber

Murdered in the Woods by a Robber

The thought of suicide is never to be an option even though a government may permit or even promote it with legalized assisted ...
Grieving With Hope

Grieving With Hope

We all struggle in times of death, including Martin Luther. With repentant hearts as Christians, death invites us to grieve the loss ...
God Is Not Done With You

God Is Not Done With You

There are no human words that can take away the pain suffered by grieving mothers. For now, the best we can hope for is some way to ...
Comfort in the Face of Death

Comfort in the Face of Death

If you want to comfort a loved one who is dying, don’t pretend everything will be OK. Our comfort begins at the cross. We provide care ...
Christmas Mourning

Christmas Mourning

The holidays can be a time of sadness and loneliness, especially for those mourning the passing of a loved one. During the Christmas ...