Friday, November 14, 2008

Frank James Offers Words of Comfort

Many people remember Frank James when he spoke on behalf of the families during the search and rescue in December 2006. In addition to being Kelly’s brother, Frank is a preacher, a professor of theology and the president of a theological seminary. He has written “Balm for Broken Hearts,” in hopes that it will bring comfort to those who are also suffering.

To read “Balm for Broken Hearts" please click here.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

MercyMe “Hold Fast” Music Video

MercyMe’s hit song “Hold Fast” comforted Karen when she returned from the mountain after learning the tragic news of Kelly’s death. The song’s lyrics inspired her to hold fast. There is now a new music video of this incredible song that includes pictures and clips from the Mount Hood tragedy to help comfort those in need, no matter what they are going through and encourage them to never give up.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Thomas Nelson To Release "Holding Fast"

The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy
A Journey of Adventure, Love, and Loss

Karen James, who spent the year after her husband’s death searching for answers and reconstructing the events, is telling the story about what really happened on the mountain in her new book, “Holding Fast: The Untold Story of the Mount Hood Tragedy” (Thomas Nelson, November 2008). She reveals never-before-released information about the fateful climb and behind-the-scenes details of the rescue operation and how the families coped with the shocking loss. Read More