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Cokesbury

The Gift of Encouragement

Restoring Heart to Those Who Have Lost It
Restoring Heart to Those Who Have Lost It
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Help others move through grief and loss with words of hope and faith.

Grief and loss are parts of living. None of us escape. How can you console someone when words can never be enough? In The Gift of Encouragement, author Marjorie Thompson offers practical help to give confidence and skill to pastors, Stephen ministers, congregational caregivers, and other persons serving those who need comfort.

With a central message on the importance of encouragement, Rev. Thompson combines practical how-to’s with ways for pastors to introduce the spiritual disciplines for more hopeful and satisfied living. The book contains prayers, scriptures, suggestions for how to begin practicing spiritual disciplines, and thoughts about how faith in God can restore our courage and heart in times of loss. This small book gives real ways to help as you make visits, write notes, find appropriate scriptures and prayers, avoid clichés, and walk with others through dark and searching times.

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Help others move through grief and loss with words of hope and faith.

Grief and loss are parts of living. None of us escape. How can you console someone when words can never be enough? In The Gift of Encouragement, author Marjorie Thompson offers practical help to give confidence and skill to pastors, Stephen ministers, congregational caregivers, and other persons serving those who need comfort.

With a central message on the importance of simply being there, Rev. Thompson combines practical how-to’s with ways for pastors to introduce the spiritual disciplines for more hopeful and satisfied living. The book will contain prayers, scriptures, ways to think about the sacraments, suggestions for how to begin practicing spiritual disciplines, and thoughts about how faith in God can restore our courage and heart in times of loss. This small book gives real ways to help to help you as you make visits, write notes, find appropriate scriptures and prayers, avoid clichés, and think through the presence of God in dark and searching times.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781426744198
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Binding Type: Other - See "Special Finishing Instruction" hardback, cloth over board
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781426744198
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2013
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Marjorie J. Thompson
    • Page Count: 106
    • Width: 4.00 inches
    • Height: 0.25 inches
    • Length: 6.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.15 pounds
    • SKU: 9781426771132
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781426771132
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2013
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Marjorie J. Thompson
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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    This item is available for return.

    Cokesbury uses a variety of methods for ground shipping. At your request, we can also expedite order shipments for an additional charge. Cokesbury partners with UPS for these expedited deliveries.