Stages of Grief

Joanne’s Story: The Stages of Grief ALPINE CHURCH Joanne shared about how she experienced the stages of grief with the hope that others might experience healing. The stages of grief were first identified by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying...

“ The First Few Months” “Now What?” July 2015 Post 1

  “Now What?”   The sudden, unexpected and shocking death of our son, Russell, daughter-in-law, Shawna, granddaughter, Tylee, and grandson, Blake, was like an amputation of a huge part of my heart; even a part of who I am.  Grief disrupts so many aspects of...

“ The First Few Months Now What?” July 2015 Post 2

 “Now What Continued”?   That terrible night we lost our family and returned home, our dear friends and neighbors, opened their home to us. I remember pulling into our driveway, getting out of the truck, walking up to the front door and freezing! I told my...

“WHY” Larry’s Story First Night Jan 27, 2017

“WHY” Larry’s Story                                                                                        Jan 2017   After getting through a restless night of sleep the first night, I got up feeling very confused and extremely sadden.  Connie, our neighbor,...

Death and the Christian

  Scott Creps  Alpine Church Death and the Christian Death is a challenge. It is one of the most unpleasant aspects of life in this world. But Christians can have hope in the face of death. This is because Jesus has defeated death through his cross and...