Our book

"Where is God in the Turmoil of a Life-threatening Illness"

Although we offer an educational support group called “Help for Families Facing a Life-threatening Illness,” it is only available in the Portland Metropolitan area. Families may live out of town or for others work schedules may be an issue. Also, initial fear may be a barrier or some may be too ill to attend.

It only made sense for us to write a book with this same information to meet the needs of many more people. For some, it will offer a way to gain insight and knowledge from the privacy of their own homes.

 Authored by the co-founders, Karen Haren and Sue Frymark, it is filled with their decades of experiences and testimonies. It blends together, emotional, practical, and spiritual support.

Click here for the table of contents.

Click here for a preview chapter.

“Where is God in the Turmoil of a Life-threatening Illness” is in the publishing process.  We are working with the self-publishing company Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan. As you may know, publishing is expensive. We need your help. Every donation helps. Please see our GoFundMe at charity.gofundme.com/wjministries


100% of every donation goes to the publishing and marketing of the book. Everyone at WJM is an unpaid volunteer.

 A group of people evaluated the manuscript for us. Here are some of their comments:

“Excellent book-will be of help to so many. Thank you.”-Family & Nurse

“Bible passages so helpful.”-Family & Nurse

“A wonderful, informative masterpiece.”-Retired Hospice Nurse

“The stories were helpful and powerful”-Family

“Wonderfully practical and helpful.” Family

“Love the concept of God’s Symphony Orchestra”-Ministry Leader

“You have a very valuable subject to offer people facing end of life issues. Most people don’t want to grapple with the emotional, spiritual, and practical issues of dying so when the inevitable happens they are overwhelmed. Your book can fortify readers and help equip them for some of the impact when it occurs. I think you did an excellent job with the chapter on Eternal Purposes, tackling a delicate topic with grace.”-Pastor Kurt Luebkeman