Ministry To The Sick

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Offering care and solace for those who are sick are essential ministries of every Christian pastor and of the whole Christian community. The sick need the healing news of Christ and the power of the Spirit to both fight against disease and to find comfort and hope. The Christian community, likewise, needs the sick to teach what is most important in life and to witness to the power of the gospel.

Human life is permeated with paradox. The joy and pleasure of the act of conception result in the...


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