Have you ever greeted friends at church with a plastic smile when you really felt like crying? Have you ever said, I'm fine, thank you, even though you were dying inside because of grief depression...fear...or loneliness? Do you struggle with your feelings because you believe that Christians don't get depressed?
The truth is: Christians do struggle with emotional pain. And Stan Toler and Debra White Smith are no exception. In The Harder I Laugh, the Deeper I Hurt, Stan and Debra explore the reality of life's pain and reveal the marvelous, healing gift of laughter. They don't try to answer all the whys of the human experience but they do point you to the God who heals our pain. Their words of comfort and wisdom will lead you to a place of inner peace where your smiles and joys remain genuineeven when life is at its worst.
This resource includes a copy of the book, The Harder I Laugh, the Deeper I Hurt: An Honest Look at Surviving Life's Pain, and a DVD containing six short video lessons, which correspond to the book's various chapters.
This unique packing is part of the In Sight Media Series, which combines insightful book content with stimulating visual instruction. This is a great resource for adult Sunday School classes, small-group discussions, and sermon enhancement.