When a member of your congregation comes to you in crisis mode, you respond with compassion, reminding them of God’s promises and praying with them for strength to face the unknown. The Out of the Depths series is a way to give parishioners encouragement and support even after the pastoral conference ends. These inexpensive, 64-page booklets address the most common crisis situations in a factual and honest manner, providing the reader with a sense of grounding and direction. Plus, each booklet includes 30 brief devotions designed to help the reader process trauma both psychologically and theologically. In addition to pastors, Stephen Ministers and congregational care teams rely on the booklets as essential care resources.
This Chronic Illness edition is authored by Nancy L. Long and Elizabeth Shadbolt.