Wynter Pitts, a widely known Christian writer, speaker and founding father of For Ladies Like You journal, died “all of the sudden” on Tuesday. She was 38 and leaves behind her husband and 4 younger women.
Information of Pitts’ passing was introduced by her husband, Jonathan, on her Instagram account.
Within the put up revealed on July 25, he wrote: “Wynter was taken from us all of the sudden however we all know that she was solely taken into the fingers of the God that she loves together with her complete coronary heart. Although we grieve, we’re doing so with hope. And although we harm, her life and her legacy will proceed on by means of every considered one of us, particularly my 4 daughters. Thanks on your prayers, particularly for them.”
Wynter’s eldest daughter, Alena, who starred within the hit film “Conflict Room,” additionally talked in regards to the passing of her mom, recounting the ultimate moments earlier than her premature loss of life.
“On July 24, 2018 Jesus took my treasured mommy off this earth. It occurred inside a pair hours and was so sudden. My coronary heart hurts like by no means earlier than. Consolation appears far. Anxiousness is extraordinarily current. It nonetheless seems like a dream that I’ll get up from quickly. I’ll keep in mind these thirty minutes for the remainder of my life. And I’ll keep in mind the ache I felt as I came upon,” she stated.
Regardless of the ache and grief, she stated she will’t neglect what the surgeon, who’s a household good friend, informed her that day: “You serve a giant God. A massive God. Do not you ever neglect that.”
“Obstacles will probably be thrown at me however my God remains to be there. He is aware of what he is doing and he is received a plan. I say this not by sheer will however by means of religion,” she continued. “Within the second, his plan could appear outrageous and I’ll not perceive. I proceed to ask myself why me. Why did He select my household?However I am reminded He is in management. So at the same time as I weep and grieve, I can smile with pleasure as a result of I am going to see her once more. Even now she’s been throwing little winks at me. Please be praying for my household as my three youthful sisters and I’ve misplaced our mommy and my dad has misplaced his finest good friend.”
Nicely-known writer and pastor Tony Evans, who’s Wynter’s uncle, additionally admitted he does not perceive and has questions for God however continued to specific religion in Him.
In a video posted on Instagram, Evans, founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, stated the loss of life of Wynter was “sudden” and a “massive blow” however he’s calling on his household, buddies and everybody else to “seize maintain of God collectively” within the wake of Wynter’s passing.
Pitts grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and noticed “firsthand the have an effect on that poverty and fatherlessness” can have on a person, particularly a little bit woman. She launched For Ladies Like You journal with a mission “to empower and equip women to stroll boldly into changing into who God has created them to be and to supply dad and mom with the assets and assist wanted to boost robust Christ followers.”
Among the many books she wrote is For Ladies Like You: A Devotional for Tweens and Good day Stars, which she co-authored together with her daughter, Alena.
Her husband paid tribute to Pitts, saying she “lived a fuller life than most individuals stay in double her 38 years. Nicely carried out, babe. Nicely carried out.”
“I rejoice you babe for a unprecedented lifetime of giving to your youngsters, me, and a world in want of hope. I like you and I all the time will. Your youngsters will spend day-after-day rising up and calling you blessed. You’ve got left an unimaginable legacy.”
He additionally supplied recommendation to others within the wake of her passing: “You may by no means know for positive in case you are younger or outdated as a result of you do not know when the Lord will name you residence. So if Wynter’s life and sudden passing teaches you something, study to stay day-after-day in gentle of that reality. God is an effective father. He didn’t cease loving Wynter when she left this earth. His love solely received extra actual to her. I discover solace in that reality.”
A GoFundMe web page has been arrange with the purpose of offering monetary help to Pitts’ household. The donations will probably be used “to assist defray the number of unanticipated bills.”
Her funeral will probably be held Saturday at The Oaks Church in Pink Oak, Texas.