Fellowship in the local church includes sharing in the passages of life. Death is one of those passages, and it incurs great emotion and grief. As elders we need to be able to respond to people’s needs during times of dying and death. These can be some of the most profound opportunities for shepherding God’s people. Join Bob Deffinbaugh as he shares great insights into the topic of funerals and dying.
For some excellent resources on comforting the grieving, visit our Articles on Comforting the Grieving page.