From the Publisher
I cannot remember the last time I was moved as deeply by a book . . . I will never look at human suffering the same way.
-Peggy Wehmeyer, host, "The World Vision Report," former religion correspondent, ABC News
A powerful book -- more about life than death . . . I encourage you not to miss the journey.
-Kathy Peel, author, and contributing editor, Family Circle magazine
The Light That Never Dies offers hope -- hope that doesn't glibly brush away tears but hope that embraces and cradles those tears in arms of strength, empathy and divine wisdom.
-Joe White, president, Kanakuk Kamps, Inc.
The best, most lucid description of what [grief] is like and how to move forward.
-Bob Buford, author, Halftime and Finishing Well
Bill Hendricks has passed through the "valley of the shadow" and shows us the way -- God's way.
-Dennis Rainey, president, FamilyLife
Bill Hendricks shares a story that helps us see more clearly how, in the face of grief, our best thoughts and finest reasonings will always pale before the light of that hope which shines the Love of God, from His own heart -- the source of that hope!
-Jack W. Hayford, president, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, chancellor, The King's College and Seminary, and founding pastor, The Church on the Way
This inspiring and insightful book delivers a vibrant message that God finds us and fills up the hole in our heart with Himself.
-Cindy Brinker Simmons, president, Levenson & Brinker Public Relations
With a transparency that is at times unsettling, Bill Hendricks allows the reader to see the way through death's dark abyss to "the light that never dies."
-Joseph M. Stowell, teaching pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel
Bill's story will leave you with the calm assurance that God's grace will be there in your time of need.
-Andy Stanley, pastor, North Point Community Church
The Light That Never Dies is profound, intelligent, well-expressed and reflects a balance of faith that is exceedingly refreshing. This truth is not only for those who have experienced the death of a loved one, but for all those who struggle with the security of God's love in the midst of challenging circumstances.
-Marilyn Meberg, "Women of Faith"
These "words of life" were forged in the furnace of adversity. The power and light that will lift your soul from this book merge the rare combination of intellectual honesty and clear theological thinking poured through a broken heart. You'll be glad you read it.
-Chip Ingram, CEO and president, Walk Thru the Bible, teaching pastor, Living on the Edge radio
Grief, struggle, pain, honest questions, hard reality. Bill Hendricks can help anyone as they move forward in journeys of their own.
-Robert Lewis, pastor and author, The Church of Irresistible Influence
The Light that Never Dies provides comfort and calm for those staggering through the disordered equilibrium that characterizes profound grief.
-William R. Cutrer M.D., director, A Woman's Choice Resource Center, Louisville, Kentucky
In this book, ordinary people will find answers to the horrible questions which suffering shouts in our ears. The shape and language of these reflections will touch your heart, open your mind, and deepen the reservoir of your faith for whatever life brings you.
-William L. Murdoch, rector, All Saints' Church
Bill reveals the beauty, depth, and sufficiency of God's lovingkindness. If you are in the midst of a trial or are desperately in need of hope, this is a must read.
-Mario Zandstra, president and CEO, Pine Cove Camps