Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

I Want to Know the Motive Behind the Las Vegas Tragedy

I want to know the motive We all saw what happened. And now come the questions. What could prompt someone to do something like that? Did he “snap”? Was he radicalized in some way? What was his background, his mindset? What was his childhood like? What of his gambling debts? What about his father’s criminal past? Those are the questions, but they’re not my questions. I want to know the motive, but I’m not so… … Continue reading

The 5 Songs You Need When Tragedy Strikes

It seems like one thing after another these days. If it’s not an earthquake or a hurricane then it’s a shooting. There is a tragedy all around us. In these moments, we cling to our faith more than ever. These things are the hard reminder that this broken world is not our home. Music can bring truth and hope to our souls when we need it most. These songs have helped us and maybe they… … Continue reading

How a Deadly Bus Crash Wrecked We Are Messengers

We Are Messengers was involved in a horrific bus accident a few days ago that resulted in the tragic death of a young man in a car they hit. They’re still in the middle of working through all the emotions, but Darren was willing to come in and share more of the story with us. It’s a moving story and they know God is at work, but please keep them in your prayers or also find out… … Continue reading

A Needed Song of Hope on a Hopeless Day

It’s so easy to feel hopeless right now. Especially in light of what we see on the news and in our Facebook feeds. That’s why we’re thankful for songs like this one from Tenth Avenue North to remind us who our hope is in. Join us in talking to God today. Give Him your fears and ask Him to show you how best to respond. “I have this hope In the depth of my soul In… … Continue reading

Hear How a Tragic Miscarriage Inspired Citizen Way’s New Song

Ben said everything changed for him when his 8 year old daughter Ava said, ” You know why they can’t find the baby’s heartbeat? Because they already gave it to Jesus.” “When I’m With You” is the new song from Citizen Way inspired by a heartbreaking miscarriage that the lead singer Ben Calhoun’s family experienced. Hearing Ben share about how God was faithful even during the hardest season of their life, makes the lyrics to his… … Continue reading

When Tragedy Hits Close To Home

Over the last few weeks, we have seen tragedy after tragedy unfold before us. It’s been heart breaking, confusing, and very scary. In the middle of all this mess, it’s easy to want to give up. It’s easy to wave our white flags in surrender, and think this world is a sinking ship that we should give up on. There is truth that things in this world will only get worse. The Bible tells us… … Continue reading

What is the Best Response to These Tragic Headlines?

The news has been full of horrible headlines. We’re feeling this with you, but the question remains – how on earth do we respond? When Lauren Daigle wrote the song, “Trust in You,” she learned something that can help us today. She says, “I walk into the writing appointment and my friend is sitting there and he says, ‘Lauren can I tell you a story? …There’s this man that wen to help Mother Theresa and… … Continue reading

Christian Artists Respond with Wisdom to What Happened in Orlando

We woke up to more devastating headlines. This should not happen. And again, we ask ourselves the question – How on earth do we respond? The artists you hear on WAY-FM have been responding with wisdom. We don’t have all the answers, but here are some heartfelt reminders of truth as you think about this today. Sharing how to pray Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Orlando. We pray that God… … Continue reading

Find Hope By Trusting In Him

The news has been full of horrible headlines. We’re feeling this with you, but the question remains – how on earth do we respond? When Lauren Daigle wrote the song, “Trust in You,” she learned something that can help us today. She says, “I walk into the writing appointment and my friend is sitting there and he says, ‘Lauren can I tell you a story? …There’s this man that wen to help Mother Theresa and… … Continue reading

Finding Purpose In The Midst Of Tragedy

A conversation we had with Natalie Grant the other day takes on new meaning after the attacks in Paris. We feel so helpless after such senseless loss, but this song challenges us to be the light of Jesus in a dark time. I think that people are prone to panic. Something goes on in the world and they’re like, ‘I’m just going to hide under my covers until Jesus comes back’. We panic. This song is all about… … Continue reading