Book Recommendations

Empty Arms: A Mother’s Journey Through Grief to Hope by Keren Baker

Beyond the Valley by Dave Branon

From Grief To Glory by James Bruce

Trusting God through Tears: A Story to Encourage by Jehu Thomas Burton

Grief Undone: A Journey with God and Cancer by Elizabeth W. D. Groves

Hearing Jesus Speak into Your Sorrow by Nancy Guthrie

O Love That Will Not Let Me Go: Facing Death with Courageous Confidence in God Various, edited by Nancy Guthrie

The One Year Book of Hope by Nancy Guthrie

When Your Family’s Lost a Loved One: Finding Hope Together by Nancy and David Guthrie

God’s Healing for Life’s Losses: How to Find Hope When You’re Hurting by Robert W. Kelleman

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis

Safe in the Arms of God: Truth from Heaven About the Death of a Child by John MacArthur

Grieving, Hope and Solace: When a Loved One Dies in Christ by Albert N. Martin

Behind A Frowning Providence by John J. Murray

Help! My Baby Has Died by Reggie Weems

Grieving: Your Path Back to Peace by James R. White

Gone but Not Lost: Grieving the Death of a Child by David W. Wiersbe

Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff

Article Links

15 Things I Wish I’d Known About Grief | Identity Renewed

3GT Short: On Grieving | Gentle Reformation

7 Reactions to Grief Which May Surprise You – Ron Edmondson

A Lament for Your Loss | RPM Ministries

Barber Shop Grief | TGC

Books for the Grieving and Brokenhearted – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Getting Through Grief Together

God Gives Us Joy in Grief | Desiring God

Grief — A Forgotten Apologetic |

Grief and God’s Good Timing | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

Grief and the Christian by Elizabeth Groves | Reformed Theology Articles at

Grief and the Gospel – Part One | Gospel Centered Discipleship | Resources to Make, Mature, & Multiply disciples of Jesus

Grief and the Gospel – Part Two | Gospel Centered Discipleship | Resources to Make, Mature, & Multiply disciples of Jesus

Grieving, Hope and Solace | Challies Dot Com

Grieving a Loss with Hope in God – Justin Taylor

Healing for the Holidays | RPM Ministries

Her Heart So Kind and So Weary | Gentle Reformation

Holy Grieving | Gentle Reformation

How To Grieve Like a Christian – Tim Challies

Leaning In to Our Grief | Her.meneutics |

Mum’s Dead | Gentle Reformation

My Eyes Flow With Tears | Gentle Reformation

Resources on Grief « THE CHRISTIAN PUNDIT

Seminar: Taking the Journey of Grief with Hope (Videos) | Brad Hambrick

Taking the Journey of Grief with Hope (Video for Step 2) | Brad Hambrick

When You Don’t Want to Go to Church

Some counsel to aid those in grief « Main Things

Loss of a Child

Credo Magazine » Reflections on the Loss of Our Daughter (Fred Zaspel)

Dear Grieving Parents | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

Little One Lost: Living with Early Infant Loss

The Death Of A Covenant Child

Ministering to the Grieving

10 Things to Say to Those Who Are Mourning | Man of Depravity

10 Ways To Help When A Friend Is Diagnosed With A Chronic Illness

6 Ways to Make Your Church a Safe Place for Sad People

BibleX: A Bereavement Ministry Resource

Comforting a Grieving Family

Comfort the Grieving | Counseling One Another

Five Reminders As We Serve the Dying and Their Families – Blog – Eternal Perspective Ministries

Four Ways to Comfort a Grieving Friend | True Woman Blog | Revive Our Hearts

How to Help Bereaved Parents in Your Church – Trevin Wax

Loving Individuals Who are Hurting: Tips on Navigating Trauma and Grief | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer

Nancy Guthrie – What Grieving People Wish You Knew about Really Helps (and What Really Hurts) on Vimeo

No Time for Widows? | Biblical Counseling Coalition

What Do We Say to Grieving People? | Desiring God

What Not to Ask Someone Suffering | Desiring God

Leading Funerals and Memorial Services

6 Points on Leading Funeral Services: An Open Letter To Pastors | Seedbed

Christian Funerals Can Be Too Happy | Desiring God