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When all else fails, what can I pray during a hospital visit?

When all else fails…pray the gospel.  One morning, I was called by a nurse at a local hospital requesting my immediate presence.  The non-Christian spouse of one of our members was moments away from dying.  I had no idea what

Posted in Hospital Visitation, Oversight of Souls

How does a pastor teach his people to care for the sick through public prayer?

I will admit, praying the never-ending prayer list when the church gathers can turn into a meaningless, painful mantra.  This is not what I am proposing.  I am encouraging you to pick a couple of significant afflictions in your church

Posted in Hospital Visitation

How do you teach a child, “What is a pastor?”

I once was asked to address a classroom filled with 4-6 year old children and try to explain to them what a pastor is and does.  I accepted, not because I felt I could do this well (far from it),

Posted in Home and Family, Hospital Visitation, Preaching

First Three Books in the PS Series…Available Today!!

Released today are the first three of seven books in our new Practical Shepherding Series.  Get them on paperback or kindle: Visit the Sick By: Brian Croft (Foreword by Mark Dever) Paperback Kindle   Prepare Them To Shepherd By: Brian

Posted in Book Recommendation, Funerals, Hospital Visitation, Promotion, Training for Ministry
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