2014 Banebow 5K Fun Run/Walk

We are pleased to announce this year’s 5th annual fun run/walk! BANEBOW 5K FUN RUN/WALK Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 AM Montgomery Bell State Park 1020 Jackson Hill Road Burns, TN    Follow THIS LINK to register online for the 2014 Banebow 5K at Active.com. Online registration for this event will close Tuesday afternoon, October 14, 2014.

Be Light

In this journey of grief, I have gone from a semi-comatose to fully tender heart. The Lord has widened my vision far beyond myself to see His working in everything. Everyone has a story, a line untold, a pain deep within. No one is intentionally cruel for no reason. It comes from somewhere. It doesn’t

A Faithful Response

This year has brought some wonderful blessings to our Banebow family. We are so excited to announce a new board member, Dana Ausbrooks! Dana is a local attorney and partner at The Ausbrooks Law Office in Franklin, TN and is also currently running for Williamson County Commissioner in District 12. She is well respected throughout

When Darkness Closes In

Now that the busy season of holidays is over and family visits cease, the cold creeps in. I live in an older home and we have a constant draft no matter how many times we weather strip our doors and windows and get our heating unit looked at. It is just cold. This time of the year

the body, in motion

  I wish I could have God’s view of Montgomery Bell State Park this Saturday.   I’ll have friends there, eyes on the ground, and they’ll report back to me: it was good.   But even they won’t have the full view of what’s really going on – what’s happening in and through the registration

His promises are true

For me, this season is particularly hard as we are approaching what would be my son’s third birthday and also the third anniversary of his death this week. Each day brings struggles and fears that could easily eat me alive. But the Lord gently whispers His promises in my soul. My heart aches and yearns

A warm welcome to our new space…

We are so pleased to announce that Banebow now has an office space! With grateful hearts, we welcome families and friends to our new place. We will be hosting grief groups, family counseling sessions, volunteer meetings and so much more. God has blessed our ministry beyond words with this provision! On September 5th, we had

In a weary land…

On days when we feel dry, weary, and unsettled…God faithfully quenches thirst and waters the weary land around us. As we grieve, mourn, and learn to live life, our faith and belief in Him will lift us up. We are praying over each family this week. Sending prayers, love, and blessings to you. When we

What our volunteers have been up to…

Banebow is blessed with the opportunity to serve families in their time of need. Please continue to pray and lift up these families. One hot July night – 5 local business men volunteered time away from their busy schedules to help a Banebow family (who lost their son suddenly in july 2013) remove some fallen

a beautiful limp

  As the calendar reminds us of those early days of grief, thoughts turn to the ways the road of grieving stretches longer than we might have first guessed.  We who grieve – for loved ones, for dashed hopes, for the pain we see around us – we walk with a limp, like Jacob in