Supporting the Family through the Diagnosis – Hospital Visits
Parents experiencing a medical emergency or a difficult diagnosis for their child nearly always appreciate hearing from their church family. Yet knowing what to say and when to say it can be hard for caring friends. Jesse Joyner wrote an excellent article for the International Network of Children’s Ministry on Keys to an Effective Hospital Visit. This article is a “must read” for EVERY church staff member, children’s ministry leader, and small group member who might ever be in a position to visit a child in the hospital.