Experiencing the death of a parent is a traumatic experience for anyone. For men, though, the death of a father is uniquely and deeply traumatic. Whether or not a father and son are close in life, they are undeniably connected-and...
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Experiencing the death of a parent is a traumatic experience for anyone. For men, though, the death of a father is uniquely and deeply traumatic. Whether or not a father and son are close in life, they are undeniably connected-and this is acutely evident to a man when his father dies. At that moment, a man realizes how much of his identity has been defined by his father. The powerful emotions and life adjustments that follow Dad's passing catch most men completely off guard. ^Authors Dave Veerman and Bruce Barton both experienced the life-altering deaths of their own fathers, and in "When Your Father Dies" they share not only their experiences but also the experience of more than sixty men, including Max Lucado, Chuck Colson, Hank Hannegraaff, and Bill Hybels. They also include insight and practical advice from professional counselors to prepare readers for the emotional struggles that accompany the death of a father. ^Veerman and Barton's biblical perspective on grief and long-te
This compassionate volume helps men and the women who care about them understand the unexpected emotions and life adjustment's that a father's death triggers.
Bruce B. Barton is the general editor of the NIV Life Application Study Bible, and founder, owner and CEO of the Livingstone Corporation, a company that has produced 11 Gold Medallion winning books/Bibles.
Dave Veerman worked for 26 years with Youth for Christ. He has authored more than 60 books including Youth Evangelism; Dave's Complete Guide to Junior High Ministry; Small Group Ministry with Youth; Tough Parents for Tough Times; and Letting Them Go.
He was a senior editor of the Life Application Study Bible and was the senior editor of the Student Life Application Study Bible. He is also on the Understanding Your Teenager teaching team. Dave is a founding partner in The Livingstone Corporation, a company that serves Bible publishers by creating, developing, and producing Bible-related product