The disease has been called “a gift that no one wants.” And with good reason. Pain is a real part of life – for all of us.
Many of you know my story. My mother died when I was nine years old. My stepfather and siblings left me for hours from his grave. A few years later, my stepfather died of alcoholism, and I remained for many years caring for the child. I ended it all because of Christians like my football coach, who encouraged me to take refuge in Christ and walk the path of hope and healing.
Through travel, I became a “wounded healer.” That is, as a result of my own suffering, I feel empathy for others in their suffering and I am passionate about helping them see how the Lord can redeem their story from an illness. condition.
Stephen Arterburn is also an injured man who has recovered as well. He was our guest on our Focus on the Family Broadcast “Walking Through the Healing Process. ”Steve is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries, a national broadcast support, counseling, and health ministry. He is also a well -known speaker and best -selling author.
Much of his love for helping others was born out of his own pain. She openly shares about paying for a college abortion, struggling through infertility, and suffering the pain of divorce. Steve’s transparency opens the door for thousands of people to find healing for their own pain.
Suffering people need someone who is not afraid to sit with them through their dark experience and feel the hardship of what they are going through. Steve shares practical wisdom that can help you accept your pain and overcome it.