suicide

Is my brother going to hell?

September 12, 2019 // 26 Comments

I get a lot of mail, much more than I can respond to. But occasionally when reading something I sense the Lord saying to me, “Hit reply and start typing.” This happened to me recently, after a reader asked me the following question: My brother (a lifelong Christian) was diagnosed with cancer over the last [...]

What Happens to Christians Who Commit Suicide?

July 4, 2011 // 197 Comments

What do you say to the parents of a Christian teenager who has just killed himself? I faced this situation several years ago and, I have tell you, it’s not easy. Premature death is hard to handle at any time but suicide leaves loved ones bewildered at its senselessness. It seems the subject of suicide is one of [...]