My Writing

General Grief Support

Sharing my grief story with Love What Matters

“Prolonged Grief Disorder: New Diagnosis, Old Struggle.” The Gospel Coalition

“4 Ways to Love Someone Blindsided by Loss.” The Gospel Coalition

Letting Grief Come to Church.” Christianity Today

What Is Normal In Grief?Grief Digest

The Gifts of Grief Brain.” Modern Loss

“When You’re Waiting for Home.” The Gospel Coalition

“4 Ways Churches Can Help Grieving Children.” The Gospel Coalition

“How to Walk Faithfully Through Suffering.” The Gospel Coalition

“Debunking Grief’s Myths: 4 Lies You Need to Ditch.” The Gospel Coalition (forthcoming)

“Offering the Widow’s Mite: How Grief Made Me Generous.” World Vision Magazine (forthcoming)

Grief & the Holidays

New Year “Not Greener Grass, But Sturdy Hope for 2021.” The Gospel Coalition
“New Year Hope from the Exodus Desert.” The Gospel Coalition

Valentine’s Day “The Extraordinary Cost of Lavish Love.” Christianity Today

EasterThis Easter, The Weary World Rejoices. But First It Grieves.” Christianity Today
Only One Tomb Empty.The Gospel Coalition
“Don’t Skip the Scary: 3 Reasons Kids Need the Whole Easter Story.” Christian

Halloween “Have Yourself a Hallowed Halloween.” The Gospel Coalition

Thanksgiving “Don’t Let 2020 Stop Your Thanksgiving.” The Gospel Coalition
“How to Move from Grumbling to Gratitude.” The Gospel Coalition

AdventA Word of Hope for the Exhausted.The Gospel Coalition

Christmas “Joy to the (Grieving) World.” The Gospel Coalition

Grief & COVID-19

“Why I’m Going Back to Church After My Husband Died.” The Gospel Coalition

“Life is Reopening. Why Am I Still So Sad?” The Gospel Coalition

“Four Reasons for a Pandemic Funeral.” Christianity Today

Trading Your Weakness for God’s Strength.” The Gospel Coalition
2021 “Higher Goals Award” winner, Evangelical Press Association, 3rd place

Bloom Where You’re Quarantined.Christianity Today

“Saying No to ‘Maskshaming’.” RELEVANT Magazine

The Only Perfectly Safe Place to Be.The Gospel Coalition