Tagged: shut-ins


10 Ways to Bless Homebound Members at Christmas

Christmas is coming! What an exciting time of year with all of the special services, holiday parties, and school events. There is a lot going on and it is fun to be a part of it all. But what about the widows, the elderly, and other members of your ministry who don’t get out much….

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“I Would if I Could . . .” Care-giving at Christmastime

Bright lights and tinsel. Carols and cocoa. Family time and laughter. Christmas is all these and more. But Christmas is also sadness and pain, confusion and frustration, loneliness and tears—at least it is for some to whom we minister. Think back over your counseling sessions during the past year and remember that young couple who…

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Gaining Hope through Gift Baskets

This story first appeared in February, 2011. It so inspired us at CTA that we decided to reprise it today. It highlights Tim Wesemann’s popular and helpful, Facing Illness with Hope. As you read, remember that this title is still available. Look for the newest title in this series, Facing Difficult Days with Hope, coming…

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