The Harder I Laugh, the Deeper I Hurt, DVD + Book: Lessons for Faith Communities

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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 genuine even 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.

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An international speaker, best selling author, and compassionate teacher, Stan has authored more than ninety books to date. His books have sold more than three million copies worldwide.Stan served for forty years as a pastor, and was named General Superintendent Emeritus by the Church of the Nazarene. He was vice president of John Maxwell’s Injoy Ministries, has spoken in eighty countries, and shared the platform with speakers including Zig Ziglar, Jerry Lucas, Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, and Cy Young baseball great R.A. DEBRA WHITE SMITH lives in Palestine, Texas, with her husband and two children. She is an accomplished author and speaker who has written hundreds of articles and more than 50 books, with more than one million in print. A seasoned media personality, Debra has been featured on major national TV and radio stations for more than a decade. She enjoys writing both fiction and

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