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Kresta in the Afternoon – May 18, 2021 – Hour 2

What is it mean to be in the midst of suffering? We’ll talk with Pat Schwenk who is battling cancer.


How to Suffer when the End is Unknown

If we think of our lives as a journey across a lake, we will all at some point encounter a storm, and our boat will be tossed by the waves. Pat Schwenk has been living that storm – both through his wife’s five miscarriages and his own cancer diagnosis. He talks with us about what it is like to live in the midst of such suffering.

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Patrick’s website

Patrick Schwenk and his wife, Ruth, have dedicated their lives to local church ministry, as well as online ministry, founding the popular blogs, FortheFamily.org and TheBetterMom.com, and also the brand-new podcast Rootlike Faith. Patrick Schwenk is a pastor of nearly twenty years and the author of coauthor of In a Boat in the Middle of a Lake: Trusting the God Who Meets Us in Our Storm. Patrick and Ruth have been married for over twenty years and live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with their four children, two hamsters, and a loyal Labrador retriever.


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