Loss can be devastating, whether it be a loved one, career, financial security, dignity, or relationships. Loss is an inevitable part of life, but the grieving process can help us grow and eventually heal. We hope that you find encouragement and endurance for your journey here.

Endurance for the Journey

A Radio at Full Volume

May 1, 2019

But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; You consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless....

Endurance for the Journey

March 27, 2019

Suffering Confronts Me My heart is troubled and restless. Days of suffering torment me. I walk in gloom, without sunlight. I stand in the public squar...

Endurance for the Journey

March 27, 2019

Loss Job continued speaking: “I long for the years gone by when God took care of me, when he lit up the way before me and I walked safely through the ...

Endurance for the Journey

August 22, 2018

LONGING FOR HEAVEN “But now that he is dead, why should I fast? I will go to him, but he will not return to me.” 2 SAMUEL 12:23 (NIV) King David’s wor...


My Most Unexpected Treasure

October 22, 2014

Trust God from the bottom of your heart;don’t try to figure out everything on your own.Listen for God’s voice in everything you do,everywhere you go;H...


Under the Pressure of Suffering

January 22, 2014

A healthy spirit conquers adversity, but what can you do when the spirit is crushed? PROVERBS 18:14 (THE MESSAGE) If we live long enough – broken bodi...


Me? Depressed?

October 7, 2012

Lord, have mercy, because I am in misery. My eyes are weak from so much crying, and my whole being is tired from grief. PSALM 31:9 (NCV) WORDS OF KING...

Discovering Who I Am

Admitting My Weakness

September 11, 2012

So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in th...

Discovering Who I Am

Step Two-Move Onward

August 28, 2012

I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out...

Discovering Who I Am

Step One-Facing Past Pain & Loss

August 21, 2012

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: … a time to mourn … ECCLESIASTES 3:1,4 When I look back on my life – dis...


Run With Perseverance: Loosen Your Grip

February 29, 2012

Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. ...


Next Steps: Receive Support From Others

December 15, 2011

Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls...


Treasure in the Rough

October 2, 2011

By Kim Jones Experienced treasure hunters know that great treasures may not look like treasures when you first see them. They may be camouflaged, cove...


God Understands

February 13, 2011

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we es...


Facing the Pain of Our Losses

February 6, 2011

The only way to heal from the pain of losses suffered is to go through the pain. There’s no way around it. We can stuff it. We can dodge it. But...


Endurance Through Identity Loss

February 2, 2011

by Dave Dravecky All I had ever done was play baseball. So when I lost my pitching arm, I lost a lot more too—my career, my position and my sense of i...


When a Friend Suffer a Loss of Identity

January 18, 2011

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Isaiah 40:1 When we face a loss of identity, we don’t need someone to give us a list of “right ...


Who Am I Now?

January 7, 2011

The surgeon’s work completed, my arm and what it was capable of doing was gone forever. All of a sudden, I found myself in no-man’s land. ...


Assessing the Damage After the Storm

January 7, 2011

My days have passed, my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart. Job 17:11 At what she calls “the naive age of 20,” Sally ...

Endurance Resources

These resources share some of the best answers and sources of inspiration we’ve found that have touched our hearts and comforted thousands. Endurance resources are available in English and may be purchased for personal, educational or religious use; all proceeds benefit Endurance. We currently ship materials to addresses within the U.S. and Canada.

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