Tragedy of Tragedies

We have experienced a horrible tragedy in our church. Two weeks ago a family was driving home from a Church softball game and was hit by a semi truck. Two of the four children were killed and the mom was seriously injured in the crash. The funeral was conducted last Saturday and beautiful words were spoken about this family and these two Christian Children. All of us were thinking how tragic to lose a child. I was thinking it is the tragedy of all tragedies. Knowing the children are in heaven really is a comfort. Knowing the children were heroes and donated organs to children who would have died without the transplants brings comfort too. However, we all realize that these children were bones of their parent’s bones, flesh of their parent’s flesh and the hurt of having these loved ones torn away seems like a heart ripping and wrenching experience, and it is. My heart, my prayers, my resources, my love goes out to these parents. This tragedy mobilized our church and community to do major acts of compassion and I am proud of our church and community. We lift up these parents and stand beside them during the toughest days of their lives. We cannot do anything about the reality of their loss, but we can stand with these living parents and the other two children and be their sounding board, and their support during this tragic time in their life.

Published by People Pastor Dr. Bill Fix

Bill Fix loves people as he lives a fulfilling life. He has written several books and has continued to minister as "The People Pastor" since his retirement as a Lead Pastor. His most incredible thrill is witnessing people excel in their spiritual life. He was a Lead Pastor for thirty-seven years and has equipped hundreds of people to do various ministries in their church and community. Currently, he is a Director on the Board at Community Care Services and is a member of The Taylor Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force. Pastor Bill and his faithful wife Dottie recently celebrated fifty years of marriage. They have two adult daughters married to Godly men, four grandchildren, and are looking forward to being Great Grandparents. Pastor Bill and Dottie are blessed. Pastor Bill Fix began his pastoral career as a children's pastor and has written several children's books. He gives his parents credit for grounding him with principles and truths about life. He knows what good parenting is. His book New Dad Genius is for new dads. Pastor Bill and his entire family have performed illusion programs for hundreds of audiences in and outside the church as a hobby and ministry. He has used ventriloquism, puppetry, art, comedy and more to illustrate a message and put smiles on faces. The People Pastor Bill Fix has a ThD, enjoys education, and has many hobbies like writing, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. This author is a popular officiant at weddings, funerals, home dedications, and other pastoral services. He desires to be a blessing as he lives out Matthew 5:16, his life verse. His books reflect who Pastor Bill is and what he believes.

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