With the permission of Spencer and Kristin, I’m writing today’s blog. It’s not an easy blog to write. Spencer and Kristin have spent the last few months living through the unimaginable. They are working through the grief of losing their precious17-year-old son, Brad. They want to issue warnings to other parents and youth workers. What I have found especially amazing is their ongoing journey of faith and their transparency that has come with inviting others into that story.
I want to be sensitive in what I write and how I write it for many reasons. I don’t want to wander into the realm of exploitation. I don’t want to communicate very sensitive things in the wrong way to the wrong people. What I want to do is share the story that Spencer and Kristin Scoggins have been living and that they want to tell.
The best way to share the story is to point you to a post Kristin put up on her blog. Please take the time to read her blog and hear the story of God’s faithfulness and sustenance. Here’s a paragraph from her blog post: