Why can some people get past the loss of a loved one while others seem to get stuck? Sometimes the difference has to do with the nature of the loss. Was it sudden, unexpected or violent? If so, it may be what is called traumatic grief.
Have you seen that tee shirt that has on it, "It's not about religion. It's about a relationship?" Is that right, or is it wrong? What would you say? Since, for Christians, religion and relationship are both something we try to do, it might be fun to sort this one out, have a biblically informed opinion, think clearly about it.
One of the most often recited parts of the Bible is the Lord's Prayer. But didn't Jesus tell us not to make prayer a rote exercise? Maybe Jesus had something else in mind. In this new series, The Lord's Prayer, we take an expanded look at what Jesus was teaching Christians about prayer.