Friday, May 6, 2011

The problem of a sermon on Mother's Day

As Mother's Day approches this coming Sunday, pastors like myself feel a variety of pressures regarding preaching that day. Some people choose to abandon church attendance that day since it brings up sad memories of mom who is no longer living. Others re-experience old wounds of the disappointment of infertility or a miscarriage(s).  I found a recent article by Wendy Alsup enlightening. You can read it here.