Ronald Anthony said, “When we realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.” What is it like to be pregnant with your third child? During the 16 week ultra sound check up it is revealed that your son has a rare condition that may not allow him to survive the pregnancy. If he does survive the doctors wouldn’t know for sure the severity of his condition until genetic testing is done. What do you do? Who do you turn to? How can you experiencing love and care at such a bleak time of loneliness? Where do you find warmth in the cold dark cavern of fear, uncertainty and possible loss?
This is not a hypothetical scenario. Our guests today experienced what I just described and found out how important small group fellowship really is not in the best of times, but in the worst. It’s the story of a baby boy named Kupono and the way Christ touched his parents and family with love and hope through him.
Jonathan Ching works for Pearl Harbor Shipyard as a Zone Manager and has been there for 20 years. Joanne Ching is a member Service Trainer at Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union. They are the parents of Shayden and Kahiau and Kupono is a big part of our feature today and how God has worked in him and through him. Alfredo and I believe, it will be a blessing to you today. They are members of Grace Bible Church Pearlside.
Today’s Episode Features Insights In:
- Why is you involvement in small group fellowship so essential to your health as a person?
- What happened in the hospital parking lot that affected the way you saw your moment of crisis?
- How has your experience of uncertainty, fear and loss strengthened your faith?
Psalm 55:14 says, “What good fellowship we once enjoyed as we walked together to the house of God.”