For One

Some years ago my friend Darryl suffered a major stroke. This was the worst in a series of strokes each leaving him weaker and so this time after a brief hospital stay, he was moved into a nursing home. At our church we often prayed for Darryl, but for me praying just wasn’t enough. I…

Caregiver Devotional Give-away

With this Covid-19 crisis now dragging on into mid-July the issues for those in Long Term care have changed from being a temporary adjustment to a near permanent situation. Visits through the window, masks and tearful good-byes are what is now accepted as the new normal. These emotional, physical and spiritual challenges on those who…

Listening Long Complaining short

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.        James 1:19 ESV There has been quite a lot of debate lately about the reasons behind and the need for continued social distancing. The arguments I have heard recently revolve around keeping these regulations in place only within “nursing homes”…

In The Garden Of Prayer

I have been so excited to find that a few of my friends who work in the nursing homes where I have ministered have been able to share these simple videos with the residents. Though not highly professional in quality these are the songs that they love to sing and I have included sub-titles to…

Memories and Prayers

If you abide in me and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you. By this is my Father glorified that you bring forth much fruit. John 15:7-8 ESV Since 1998 when God first called me into Nursing Home Ministry I have felt a love, an energy…