Did you know that every year about 100,000 men are widowed? Though a widow’s grief is just as deep as a widower, men often respond differently to the loss of their wives. In this moving conversation Dr. Chuck Betters talks with Dr. Jim Myer who lost his first wife. Jim shares the story of his family’s sorrow and cautions listeners that though someone who is broken might look whole on the outside, grief and depression might be ever present companions. Jim describes the depression he experienced and how his journey produced in him a passion for offering help to others who are grieving. Jim also shares how the Lord is redeeming his pain through his marriage to Kathy
JIM MEYER BIOGRAPHY
Jim teaches full-time at Cairn University and pastors part-time at Pocono Evangelical Free Church in Tannersville, PA. He also offers biblical counseling, discipleship, consulting, and coaching to pastors and missionaries through a ministry called Discipleship Counseling Resources. Jim is passionate about helping others who are grieving because of the grief he experienced after the death of his first wife. Jim and his wife Kathy live near Martin’s Creek, PA and have nine grandchildren.