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ORLANDO, Fla. (BP) -- Jim Henry is "in the valley, but I'm not afraid in the valley" after the homegoing of his wife and his mother over the course of five days.
A former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and longtime pastor, Henry said the "double-barrel grief ... hit our family pretty hard." His wife Jeanette, 79, died of Alzheimer's on Monday, Feb. 4, following the passing of his 100-year-old mother Kathryn on Thursday, Jan. 31.
"But it didn't surprise God," Henry said, "and so we're leaning on the grace that we've talked and preached about. Read More