Tag Archives: grief

Getting to Know Sandra Peoples and Her Mission

But around the book grew a tribe. A community who loves and supports each other. Who teaches and encourages. Who rejoices and mourns. My community. My ministry. Continue reading

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The 4 most common types of adoption failure

This is grief. This is hard. This is worth knowing about in the church. Continue reading

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5 ways you can minister to a family with a failed adoption

But while the child isn’t lost to this world, he or she is lost to the family. Their grief is real. The dreams they had for the child need to be laid to rest. Give them permission to mourn those losses. Continue reading

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Loss and Grief in Parenting Children with Special Needs…Inclusion Fusion Library

We’ll start our series with a video from a well-known author…and our guest blogger for this weekend-Gillian Marchenko. Gillian spoke on the topic Loss and Grief in Parenting Children with Special Needs for Inclusion Fusion 2012. Continue reading

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Mental illness can kill…even in the best of families

Growing up in a loving family of great faith or coming to a personal faith in Jesus Christ is no guarantee of being spared of the pain and suffering of mental illness while living in a fallen world. Continue reading

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Stuff that’s too good to ignore…Gillian Marchenko

We’re asking our leaders to forward the links to this post/video to pastors, church staff members or families who would have interest in Gillian’s presentation on loss and grief in parenting children with special needs, along with other Inclusion Fusion presentations in the Stuff That’s Too Good to Ignore series.
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