How in the World Can I Get Started?

Are you interested in getting involved in the adventure of nursing home ministry? Here are a few steps that might just help you launch out and in the end you will discover that it will be worth it all!

Walking With Lambs

Go your way;behold, I am sending you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.Carry no moneybag, no knapsack, no sandals, andgreet no one on the road.Whatever house you enter, first say,‘Peace be to this house!’ Luke 10:3-5 ESV

One question I have often been asked, is “Pastor Pete all of this you are saying about nursing home ministry sounds great, but how do I fit in? How can I get started?” When Jesus asked people to spread the gospel, He didn’t just send them out willy-nilly. He had specific instructions and a strategy for them to follow. He helped them know where to begin. So where can you get started? Of course, there isn’t a single answer, but here are three ways. that I hope will encourage you to launch out in the challenge and adventure of long-term care ministry.

Step OnePersonal Connections – The…

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Walking With Lambs – Preview

I will be beginning again posting my nursing home ministry content on my other website and reposting it here. If you are interested, you may want to subscribe over there, as its content is focused exclusively in that area. You also may be interested in the free eBook offer for this month called Grace For the Road – Devotions for Caregivers. The give away starts on Thursday 6/9 and runs through Sunday 6/12. Have a blessed day all.

Walking With Lambs

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on softly, according as the cattle that goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir. Genesis 33:14 KJV

When I first wrote the poem Softly With The Lambs ; little did I know how this picture of Jacob gently leading his sheep would grow in my heart. That thought of Jacob, who was still limping along from his wrestling match with God, reminded me of the many years I have limped alongside my friends at nursing homes.

Ater writing a follow up post to the poem, and a change of the title to Walking With Lambs, I realized that I needed to do much more. But first, I want to express my gratitude for the support of my wife who worked together with me…

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