How to Lose a Child

The nightmare all parents never want to face is the death of their child. Parents aren’t supposed to outlive their children. But because we live in a fallen world, full of sin and death and ruin, it happens every day. How do people handle that? How would you handle it?

Most of us thankfully can’t answer that question, but my friends Justin and Rebekah can. A year ago today, they lost their 54-day old little boy, Ezra Blaize. Their response over the last year has been beautiful to see. Of course they are hurting, full of pain and sorrow, but there’s an undeniable peace and deep-rooted joy that flows from them. This is possible only through the gospel of Jesus Christ, as they explain here:

And here’s the video of their testimony at Ezra’s funeral:

You can find more at Love you, Justin and Rebekah.