Ministering to the Mourning
A Practical Guide for Pastors, Church Leaders, and Other Caregivers
Formerly titled Comforting the Bereaved, this practical, insightful guide gives direction to preachers and leaders of all levels of experience. Included are recommended Scriptures to read; an explanation of the stages of grief; approaches to conducting funerals in special circumstances such as suicide, victims of crime, multiple family deaths, or when the deceased is unknown to the preacher; signs of healthy and unhealthy grief, and how to help survivors cope.
This new edition contains a chapter on ministering to victims of terrorism. It is also recommended for chaplains and hospice caregivers.
240 pages, paperback