Ministry-To-Children: Sometimes, even as adults, we can have trouble knowing what to do when a child we care for is grieving. What are the right things to say? What are the right things to do? Here in this excerpt, there is awesome, biblical examples and down-to-earth advice on things you can do to bring healing and help ease the hurting for these little ones.
Last week a reader asked us for advice on comforting a mourning child. She wrote about her close friend and ministry leader who was dying from cancer – they expected the Lord to call her home this week. She asked,
Do you have any material that would help us deal with this loss to our children? My main goal is for the kids to “KNOW” that our friend is in heaven with Jesus! I want them to find Comfort in knowing that she is “ok”.
This is a hard question and sometimes God is the only comfort in those situations. But one way God helps is through your efforts. Here are some basic things you can do to comfort bereaved children. We invite other readers to offer their advice in the comment section below.
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