Category James Pence

10 Don’ts For Helping Those Who Are Grieving | James H. Pence

In 1987, my wife and I lost our daughter Michelle when she was only one week old. This post, based on our experiences and those of others, reflects on the less-than-helpful things people do to comfort the grieving. Don’t say, “I know how you must feel.” You don’t know—even if you have gone through a similar […]

How To Help Someone Who Is Grieving | James H. Pence

How do you help or encourage someone who has suffered a loss? Sometimes it’s incredibly simple. Our daughter Michelle died when she was a week old. People responded in many ways, but four simple things people did brought profound comfort in that difficult time.

Favorite Things Friday | James H. Pence

We want you to get to know our speakers as real people. Maybe you enjoy some of their favorite things. We’re kicking off our inaugural post for FAVORITE THINGS FRIDAY with James H. Pence (you can call him, Jim). Jim has been called a Renaissance man. He’s an accomplished speaker, singer, performance chalk artist, and […]