You can be a Good Samaritan in a variety of ways. One of the biggest hurdles is taking that first step toward the person. So often, what to do becomes obvious once we actually stop and let ourselves feel. This manual will provide some basic guidelines to steer you in the right direction.
This 53 page ministry manual download contains content from the Helping Ministry section of the MinTools.com site plus more for each topic that will help you serve others in practical and encouraging ways.
In addition to what is covered in the following topics on the site, you will also find what is listed below:
Spiritual Gifts most used in people helping ministry are defined and a test for those gifts which you are permitted to copy and use
Practical Assistance - Physical Needs
A look at Jesus' example in helping people by meeting needs; Steps to providing practical assistance; Template to work through what is available to provide practical assistance to someone in need
Comforting & Helping Through Loss
Case studies to work through what you would do to help people who need comfort and help
Explanations of qualities that should be found in a good counselor; Jesus as the model counselor
A template to help prevent and prepare people for crisis
View of listening as tracking with what the person is saying
The need for the facilitator to set personal boundaries; List of categories to include on a referral list
Questions for further study on God's perspective on visitation ministry
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