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Need a GREAT perspective on Death & Dying from a Christian Perspective?

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  • Cow Poke
    On Tuesday (tomorrow) Dr Bruce will go to Texas A&M to speak to and answer questions from a very prestigious board made up of some of the "biggies" in the hospice community.

    I can't give more details right now, but this is quite an opportunity for him, and my daughter is invited to attend as his hospice nurse.

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  • mossrose
    Funny, isn't it, how God uses us to proclaim His word when and where it's needed, without our even being aware of His doing so, at times.

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  • Cow Poke
    So, Sunday was very interesting.

    Dr Baker came to Church, along with wife, daughter, son-in-law, and a couple of friends.

    I have to admit I was a little nervous -- this man is BRILLIANT with regards to Church history, theology in general, etc, and I'm just a country preacher.

    He's actually looking for a place for his wife to attend Church when he passes, and, by all accounts, it sounds like our Church might be "it".

    He's in a really cool motorized wheelchair, is still very "with it" mind-wise, but health is failing to where he doesn't have much wind to speak, but insisted he would like the opportunity to thank us for our prayers.

    I preached from 2 Cor 8:1-5, on the Grace that God gives us to endure hardships, and even to be generous in giving therein. It certainly was not aimed at him, I had planned that well before I knew he might show up.

    My daughter (his hospice nurse) told me afterward, "Dad, if you were nervous, it certainly didn't snow". I'm glad, because, several times during preaching, I thought "wow, this sounds like I cooked this up just for Bruce".

    She also shared a text from him that he very much enjoyed the service, and they would be back.

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  • Need a GREAT perspective on Death & Dying from a Christian Perspective?

    Are you facing a terminal illness? Know somebody who is? Want to get a better understanding of what they're going through or how to minister to them?

    A pastor friend is dying of a terribly debilitating illness. He has journal'd his thoughts and feelings during this progression, and written them down in a book which I highly recommend.

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