PCP 203: 5 Tips For Walking People Through Pain And Tragedy

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How can you best walk your people through pain and tragedy? What are things that are helpful and unhelpful? In this episode, we share practical things to help people who are suffering, and it isn’t always what you think.

Welcome to welcome to episode 203 of Practical Church Planting. You can listen to this episode below, or subscribe to the podcast and get our episodes delivered right to you.

 

Here at the tips we discuss in this episode:

  • Don’t tell them you understand or relativize their pain
  • Tell them you are thinking about them or are praying from them
  • Don’t ask if there is anything you can do, specifically ask to do something
  • Schedule time to be together and only talk about their pain if they want to
  • Doubt with them

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