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Bedside Manners: A Practical Guide to Visiting the Ill
Help for visiting hospitals, nursing homes, or the homes of shut ins. Scripture references and other resources give support and encouragement to those who find it difficult to minister to the ill.
Published February 1st 2005 by Baker Books
(first published March 1st 1990)
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This book's format is easy to read and provides much practical direction. It would be a good source to use for any person (clergy or laity) who is spending time visiting others in a variety of situations. It would also be a good source to go through with the visitation group from a congregation. Though it is written by a Christian author and presents prayers and theology from the Christian perspective, the practical advice about what to do when visiting individuals in the hospital, at home, chil ...more
Katie Maxwell is the executive director of church ministries at First Covenant Church in Sacramento, California. She has years of firsthand experience visiting in hospitals, in nursing homes, and with shutins. Before entering fulltime ministry eleven years ago, Katie was a teacher and business owner and author. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother.More about Katie Maxwell...
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“Pray for the courage to cope, for understanding, and for acceptance of God’s plan. Pray for strength for the family and loved ones. Pray that the medical team will have the knowledge and compassion to do the best job that they can. Pray for peace and calmness and healing for the emotions, the spirit, and the body. Give thanks.”More quotes…