My Refuge In Grief

Mandy Smith didn't know why God would allow her to lose her husband to cancer. But she chose to praise God through the grief.

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When Zac Smith died from colon cancer, Mandy lost a husband and a father to three young children.

She also lost her best friend of 17 years.

Mandy didn't know what the future would look like, and she felt his absence as overwhelming.

"Grief is so hard. No one can tell you how it will feel or when it will strike," Mandy says. "But God is so good, and so faithful."

Press play to hear how Mandy experienced God's love and goodness amid grief, confusion, and uncertainty.

For the full story, watch Zac's remarkable video, which captures his unique courage and faith as he anticipated death from cancer.

Then, four years after the loss, watch Mandy and her three children share how Jesus gives them hope and strength for their life without him.

Sharing your story is a simple and powerful way to tell people about Jesus.

Sharing your story is a simple and powerful way to tell people about Jesus. By talking about what Jesus has done for you, it’s like joining a conversation God is already having with them.