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How do you care for a widow in a nursing home?

A nursing home can be viewed as this middle category between hospital and home and can serve a widow in a couple of different scenarios. It can be that place where they go to die. Alternatively, though weakness or sickness

Posted in Caring for Widows, Oversight of Souls

Our Next Book – Caring for Widows…Now Available!

Our next book, Caring for Widows, by Brian Croft and Austin Walker (Foreword by Mike McKinley) is now available.  Crossway has done an excellent job with this work and we are hopeful this book completes the triad of Scripture (poor, orphan,

Posted in Book Recommendation, Caring for Widows

What pastoral lessons did I learn caring for a 106 year old widow?

I have had the honor of knowing an amazing lady in my church.  Tillie Roberts, affectionately known to most of us as “Ms. Tillie,” was 106 years old when she died, just 3 month shy of her 107th birthday.  Although she died a

Posted in Caring for Widows, The Pastor's Soul

What is a unique and needed ministry in the local church for stay-at-home moms?

One of the most helpful assets to a pastor in the local church in regard to caring for elderly widows is a stay-at-home mom. Here are five practical ways a pastor can train young moms in his church to take their children

Posted in Caring for Widows, Discipleship
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