Several years ago I attended a funeral for a dear friend who lived and ministered in our community for decades.
And, though this friend had a full life, he still – for so many – died at too young an age. As such, his death was an untimely and terrible reality to face for dozens, even hundreds, of family and friends.
As is often the case for funerals such as this, the church was packed.
Well into the service, a pastor took the …
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