ETL.015: “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith” Interview with Mandi Cofer; Grieving the Loss of a Stillborn Child

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So, why the butterfly in the picture with this episode’s show notes?  You’ll definitely want to listen to today’s “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith” interview to find out.  I promise, it will be worth your time.

This interview is with Mandi Cofer.  How does a young couple, excitedly preparing for the arrival of their second child, go to the hospital the day before the due date only to have to return home a few days later preparing a funeral for that very baby?  What a crushing turn of events!

Mandi leads us through these exceedingly dark days of her life and shares some exceedingly insightful and valuable thoughts on…

  • how one can cope with us a loss
  • what to do in order to actually be helpful to someone who is grieving
  • what NOT to say that might actually inflict pain on the hurting while intending to help
  • practical actions to take if you are in the midst of deep grief

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Shea & Mandi Cofer with daughters Cleo & Zoe

Shea & Mandi Cofer with daughters Cleo & Zoe

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Mandi’s Blog:

 

Mandi’s Favorite Bible Passages:

  • Philippians 1:3
  • Psalm 34:18
  • Psalm 46:10

 

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ETL.007: Q & A–What Is Most Important in God’s Eyes…; The 10 Most Popular Verses in the Bible; Bible Word—“Jesus”

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top 10In this episode we’ll be talking about:

Chapter 1: Bible Q & A

We’ll look at two Bible questions today (the first ones submitted by a podcast listener! Woo Hoo!)

1. What is most important in God’s eyes, obeying his commands as best we can and getting right or the second greatest commandment to love you neighbor?

Scripture References:
Matt. 22:34-40 (v. 38)
Mk. 12:28-34
Luke 10:25-28

2. And is Matt. 25 a good indicator of who will enter heaven?

Scripture References:
Matthew 25:31-46
Matthew 24:1ff (v. 36); 45-51
Matthew 25:1-13; 14-30
Matthew 7:21-23
2 Thessalonians 1:7-8
Revelation 20:12

Chapter 2: The 10 most popular verses of the Bible

Scripture References:
10. Ephesians 2:8(-10)
9. Matthew 28:1-20 (esp. v. 19)
8. Philippians 4:6(-8)
7. Romans 12:1-2 (exp. v. 2)
6. Proverbs 3:5-6
5. Genesis 1:1
4. Philippians 4:13
3. Romans 8:28
2. Jeremiah 29:11
1. John 3:16(-17)

 

Chapter 3: Bible Word

“Jesus”
1. The name given after His birth
2. A common Jewish name
3. Often combined with “Christ”

Scripture References:
Luke 1:26ff (v. 31)
Acts 13:6
John 1:1ff.
Philippians 2:5ff
Matthew 1:16; 16:16

Items mentioned in the podcast:

Bible Gateway: http://www.biblegateway.com

100 Most Popular Bible Verses: http://www.biblegateway.com/blog/2009/05/the-100-most-read-bible-verses-at-biblegatewaycom/

Submit your own Bible question

These questions will be answered in an upcoming podcast. Send an email to:
feedback@enjoytrueliving.com

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 iTunes

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