Graham Baumann

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Dear NICU Nurse

<i>This month is the fifth anniversary of the day my son died. This year, for the first time, I am able to look back at our NICU days with fond</i> …

Friendships from Loss: An Unexpected Bond

Do you ever dread making friends because you feel you have to out of obligation? I call this group of people “friends of circumstance.” This group of …

Relationships

How to help a grieving friend: the animated edition

What’s the best way to help a grieving friend – give them advice? Cheer them up? Remind them that life is for the living?<p>Ack! No!<p>It’s so hard to know …

Grieving

7 Things I’ve Learned Since the Loss of My Child

Child loss is a loss like no other. One often misunderstood by many. If you love a bereaved parent or know someone who does, remember that even his …

Empathy

Don’t Tell Us Not To Worry: A Dad Shares On Pregnancy After Loss

I feel that it is important to share my experience on Pregnancy After Loss. Some may think that it is a strange thing to say: a Dad being stressed …

Pregnancy

Bereaved Dads Are Brave Dads

As we approach Father’s Day, I want to point out something I’ve realized that I think might go unnoticed by most of society: Bereaved dads are brave …

Dads Grieve Too – And They Need Other Grieving Dads

Dads grieve too. The women in our loss community say it often and we say it with such passion. Dads grieve too. However, right after we finish that …

A Father’s Perspective: Returning To Work After Loss

I’ve lost my daughter – but I have to go back to work. I’ve lost my son – but I have to go back to work. You have to do it. At some point, you will …

Dads, it's time to reassess how we're raising our kids — especially our boys.

Parents and carers, listen up:<p>The development of emotional literacy and intelligence is not a task we can outsource to a school system, youth group, …

Parenting

5 Ways to think of Heaven

Heaven is not an annihilation of the cosmos and of all that surrounds us ...<p>What will heaven be like? The question is crucial because everything …

Reasons to Pray

Prayer is our pathway to God's wisdom, forgiveness, guidance, comfort, and protection.

I was smiling for the TV cameras, but I was dying on the inside

I sat in the Fox News Washington studio last fall and waited to be interviewed on "Fox & Friends" about a heartwarming op-ed I had written for Fox News headlined "What happened when my daughter saw me kiss my wife."<p>My body was exhausted from an intense treatment for a chronic illness; a doctor had …

Street Preaching and Angry Screaming: Sharing Faith in the Public Space

Posted by Jonathan Keck on Thursday, August 12, 2010 · 12 Comments<p>Foaming at the mouth and screaming at the top of his lungs, I stood perplexed …

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking God’s Will

<b>“The steps of a man are established by the</b> <b>Lord . . . When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, because the</b> <b>Lord is the One who holds his hand”</b> …

Design Patterns in Biblical Narrative

Love God, Love People, Make Disciples – Everything Else Is Scaffolding

Read as Single PagePage 1 of 1<p>When a building is being repaired or erected, scaffolding is the temporary structure that is built around or inside it …

Satan - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology Online

<b>Satan</b> [N] [E] [H] [S]<p>The Hebrew word <i>satan</i> [f'f] means "an adversary, one who resists." It is translated as "Satan" eighteen times in the Old …

Disease - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology Online

<b>Disease</b> [N]<p>To understand the biblical records concerning illness it is necessary to think oneself back into a world that knew nothing of germs, …

Heaven - What is it Like, Where is it & More Answers

How can I be sure I am going to heaven?<p>This is the most important question of all. Here is a wonderful truth: God has made it easy for you to go to …

Demon Definition and Meaning - Bible Dictionary

<b>Demon</b> [E] [S]<p>Spirit being who is unclean and immoral in nature and activities. When demons were created, how they came to be demonic, and their …

Do the Next Thing

Written by: Justin TaylorYears ago, Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) popularized an old poem—the commonsense simplicity and clarity of which have …

Common Sense

6 Things to NEVER say to Christians

Who Were the Pharisees in the Bible?

Learn more about the "bad guys" in the story of Jesus.<p>Every story has a bad guy -- a villain of some kind. And most people familiar with the story of …

How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter

I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more. I grew up in Iraq as the third oldest of eight siblings. My family was …

Siblings

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?

<i>Are new parts of the Bible still coming to light? How is this possible?</i><p>In 1947 in an obscure cave west of the Dead Sea, Bedouin shepherds discovered …

Five Pieces of Advice for Young Men

Younger men, you do need guidance from older men. At the same time, the myth that the older generation has it all together must be erased. We don’t. …

The Punishment of Parenthood

Almost 5 years ago I released my first book, only to become a father for the first time a few months later. Now, as the dad to two children (ages 4 …

Parenting

B. B. Warfield’s Analogy for the Trinity in the Old Testament

Written by: Justin TaylorB. B. Warfield:The Old Testament may be likened to a chamber richly furnished but dimly lighted; the introduction of light …

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