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The Complete Richard Allen, Vol. 1: Skinhead, Suedehead, and Skinhead Escapes lF hospital calls and frankly thought I was above average in doing this Yet there was much to beearned that would encourage the reader who wants to be better in hospital ministry Croft begins by discussing the origins of disease and sickness not particularly new to me but overall helpful Then he discusses why people not just pastors should be involved in ministry to the sick Frankly this ministry is a sign of being born again Matthew 2531 46 I was sick and you visited me He then discusses some pastoral helps and practical necessities Croft finishes the book by encouraging pastors to make disciples who do this ministry Overall a short helpful and Thought Provoking Book For Anyone Who Wants To Grow In provoking book for anyone who wants to grow in to Christ This is a very practical book for pastors and non pastors on Christian visitation ministry towards the sick Visiting the sick and caring for those who are ill is an important function of the church and as I pastor a congregation that is fairly young I have not had much experience with regular visitation of the sick so I got this book to get me thinking about this not so much for it s theological foundation but the practical wisdom This work is helpful for the Collected Stories: John Cheever laity The book begins byetting readers know that some of the pointers will This work is helpful for the The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy laity The book begins byetting readers know that some of the is helpful for the Grant Cardone LIVE laity The book begins byetting readers know that some of the will common sense that one should already know but he rightly points out how it s never a bad thing to be reminded of them Some of the things I found helpful to think about is consider praying the gospel in the instance of a visitation that didn t go according to plan and you are not able to see the sick you should LE SAPIN POUSSE DANS LES CAVES leave A smallittle book But a nice compendium of information on visiting those who are sick or hurting in your church It offers good theological perspective before moving into practical matters A very useful Bad Lawyer little bookaying out not just the theological priority of visiting the sick but also giving practical tips and checklists to help you actually visit the sick in a helpful way Highly recommended I ordered this book per recommendation from one of the deacons at my church I d volunteered recently to be part of the visitation program for shut Iving Christians through the counsel of the heroes of church history to recapture the practice of visiting the sick This is accomplished by considering three specific areas first our commitment to the theological as we consider how most effectively to care for their souls; second our com. Ns and so this is the book the volunteers were reading It s a short book easy to finish in one Reading I Didn T Much I didn t much the beginning of it as it was full of things to do Scriptures to memorize much The Mangle Street Murders like a to doist The rest of it was far practical and realistic I iked the simple suggestions of keeping visits short and being sensitive to family members and roommates in a hospital setting There were several appendices at the end which I found helpful too My favorite appendix was the 4th one an abridged paper written by JC Ryle on sickness Overall this book was somewhat useful but the other I m reading Just Show Up written by the ate Kara and her friend Jill Lynn Buteyn is far helpful Tippetts and her friend Jill Lynn Buteyn is far helpful terms of giving helpersvisitors some advice on how to walk along side those who are hurting and how to help them without any agendas Do you consider care for the sick an essential activity for Christ followers Do you have a theology that is sturdy enough to shine even in the darkness of those on the brink of death Do you think to pop a few breath mints before you go and pray with someone on their sickbedThis book presents a concise Biblical and practical guide for caring for the sick in Christ s name and strength While Croft s many years of experience as a pastor as well as being the son of a doctor provide ample material for practical advise it is the Biblical foundation that Croft The Black Eyed Stranger lays prior to discussing the practical implications of that foundation that is the real strength of this book Too often books either expound on Scripture and theology but never make practical demands from that theology or even worse start with the pragmatic and then search for prooftexts in Scripture to give weight to opinions Croft does an excellent job ofetting his practical exhortations flow from the Word of God both from specific texts on caring for the sick and dying and from the metanarratives of Scripture Above all he shows that caring for the sick is about the GospelThis book was a great reminder of the essential ministry of caring for the physical needs of people as well as a great tool for accomplishing that task. Mitment to the pastoral which instructs us how to proceed with wisdom and discernment in the variety of circumstances we will face; third our commitment to the practical so that the manner in which we care for the sick will help not hinder our effort to communicate biblical truth to them.

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Very practical book Easy read It is under 100 pages This is a great ittle book for pastors and their congregation visiting the sick and terminally ill This book is not just for pastors It is written by a Baptist preacher but his knowledge and wisdom in regards to visiting the sick is very good I had several take aways for myself that I plan to implement when I go to visit hospice patients So it was definitely worth the read If anyone feels they ha This is an excellent book on the subject of visiting the sick is an excellent book on the subject of visiting the sick starts by giving a clear Biblical position on sickness and visiting and maintains this throughout It is superbly practical suggesting possible dialogues and helpful scriptures to share with someone who is ill as well as some very useful practical advice on a range of aspects of visiting It is a great encouragement to those who have an unease in this area and reminds us throughout of the wonderful assurance of eternal ife we have in Christ which is the basis of our ministry to all including those who are suffering After going on visitation rounds at my ocal hospital and finding it to be awkward and uncomfortable at times I eft with a desire to minister to the sick in my community faithfully uncomfortable at times I eft with a desire to minister to the sick in my community faithfully effectively In this short manual Croft offers a wealth of pastoral wisdom from his years of experience visiting the sick After aying a solid theological foundation for the work he shows how sickness brings a palpable spiritual sensitivity ripe for Gospel opportunity and then gives practical advice for maximizing on it I appreciate how he encourages pastors not to downplay the effect that this uniue ministry can have on our own Edie lives causing us to focus on eternity witness the glorious benefits of the Gospel and see the value of our efforts A helpfulittle book although I *found the appendix with JC Ryle s essay on sickness from the 1800s to be the most helpful part of it *the appendix with JC Ryle s essay on sickness from the 1800s to be the most helpful part of it was thought provoking to me in my position as part of the women s diaconal team at my churchRead in October 2013 A short book 93 pages that I found very helpful I have been a pastor of a church for 32 years I ve made hundreds The demands of the twenty first century have The Road to Conscious Machines: The Story of AI led to the neglect of certain essential responsibilities in theife of a Christian One of those is the visitation and care of the sick in our congregations This book is designed to instruct and motivate pastors church eaders and other care Visit the Sick Shepherding the Afflicted and Dying in Your Congregation Ministering the Master's Way

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