Are you losing hope? Working through trauma? Man. Lora shared with us her journey of finding the other side of a horrible situation, and I’m so thankful for her wisdom and perspective. Lora talks to us about why it’s OK to question God and shares the story that lead her to a crossroads in her faith.
Lora Jones graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Accounting and from Midwestern Theological Seminary with a Master’s in Religious Education. She married J.L. Jones during college and their family became complete with the birth of two children, Janessa and Jayden. J.L. and Lora served the Lord in full-time ministry for nearly 20 years until the family was involved in an automobile accident. Lora alone survived. Currently, Lora is an inspirational speaker sharing her story across the country since 2006. Speaking to audiences of all sizes, her storytelling style enables her to communicate with Christians of differing backgrounds and denominations. Lora is a rock and this one heck of a heavy conversation but it’s a great one!
WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT:
the story of a horrific automobile accident that claimed the lives of Lora’s husband and children
the lasting triggers of Lora’s experience
how God used the shock of what had happened as protection against the weight of grief
how Lora’s community supported her in the wake of the accident
why Lora decided not to move back home after the accident
how we can help others grieve
the comfort Lora found in teenagers and college students
how God restored joy and purpose in Lora’s life
what Lora’s relationship with God looks like now
encouragement to live in the present
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