Minnesota Pastor Post: Putting My Daughter to Bed Two Hours After the Bridge Collapsed

Thank you Phoenix Preacher for this gem from another site, Desiring God. Why is it that tragedy sometimes makes things so crystal clear?

Putting My Daughter to Bed Two Hours After the Bridge Collapsed
What Do Tragedies Like This Mean for Us?

By JOHN PIPER
DesiringGod.org

At about 6 PM tonight the bridge of Interstate 35W over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed. I am writing this about three hours after the bridge fell. The bridge is located within sight of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Most of us who minister at the church cross this bridge several times a week. At this point I don’t know if any staff was on the bridge. Desiring God offices are about a mile from the bridge…

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