So They May Encourage the Young Women: Why We Grieve with Lauren London

Many of us were shocked by the murder of rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, 33. Based on reports, he took an impromptu trip to one of his retail stores and was shot repeatedly after taking a picture with a child. At the time of his death, he was dating actress Lauren London. They have a son together in addition to Hussle’s daughter from a previous relationship and London’s son from her … [Read more...]

Reflections & Worshipping Above Sorrow

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). I dread the month of June every year. It’s a hard month for me. It’s difficult because I was married on June 19th and my husband died on June 21st after our third wedding anniversary. It’s been four years since he died, but this time of … [Read more...]

Jesus: Our Personal Savior

A common emotion or feeling you experience when you go through tragedy as a believer is abandonment. You feel abandoned because you wonder where was God when you had to go through the painful ordeal. Job felt abandoned by God after his children died and he lost everything he owned (Job 23-24). I will even go out on a limb to say Naomi probably felt abandoned by God when she lost her husband and … [Read more...]