One thing I have learned throughout three decades of missionary service in the nursing homes is that Jesus is faithful to His word. He said, “Ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you”. This word “you” is talking about me! But Jesus first said, “If you abide in me and my words abide in you…”
Each year God Cares Ministry organizes a picnic, inviting 15+ nursing homes to bring as many residents as they can for a time of fun. This year, about 50 dedicated volunteers hosted over 150 residents and staff. What a joy-full day it was!!!
There is a key that unlocks a Kingdom principle. This key will be a great help for you who serve in nursing homes and who desire to have other missionaries join you in your labor of love. We all know how discouraging it can be when we are told “no” after asking for help. In John Chapter 1,there are several examples that reveal a key that can increase the effectiveness of our invitation: . . .
Every one of us will face end-of-life care issues – for ourselves and/or our loved ones. As followers of Christ seeking to lead moral lives until the very end, we need to be informed on universal and crucial matters concerning end-of-life care.