PFC Justin Whitmire (1991-2011)

Honoring the memory of a wonderful soldier and young man.

Terry Rogers

A week ago today, my wife and I received the call that no pastor ever wants to get.  We were asked to come to the home of some close friends, and church members, as they begin the most difficult journey of their lives.

The Whitmire’s had to to hear the news, that their 20 year old son, was killed in action while serving our country in Afghanistan.  Our first prayer that night came from Philippians 4:7, the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  God’s Word was declared over the family, and with my own eyes, I’ve watched that Word come to life.  This family has been a constant example of grace.  They have a foundation that is built upon The Rock, Christ Jesus, and they’re still standing even during this storm.  I don’t know how anyone could go through something…

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