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Medical Directive Statements/Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
Our friends at Christian Life Resources have developed a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care - Christian Version document to enable Christians to provide informed, legal and Christ-centered direction for their medical care in the event they can no longer express their wishes. This is a legal document that allows you to designate a person to serve as your health care agent, allows you to make some selections regarding the kind of treatment or care you want provided, and includes a Christian witness to your faith and to the sanctity of human life. Click at the links above to find out more.

“We need to discuss whether we should continue with this treatment.” The doctor’s words stun us. He might as well say, “There isn’t anymore hope.” Have you ever heard those words concerning yourself or someone you love? Are you struggling because...

So, why this cruelty? ... The answer is simple. I do not love cockroaches!

It was not the kind of telephone request that any pastor wishes to receive. But to a young pastor, fairly new in the ministry, it seemed to present an even greater challenge ...

Someone once said, “If you don’t have anything to say, don’t prove it by talking!” That can be good advice! Sometimes, as we read in Ecclesiastes, there is a time to be silent! But if you do have something to say—something wonderful, something...

What is it like to live under the Cross? There is a common misconception that if you are a Christian, things ought to go better for you in life than if you were not.

From our earliest days in school, we study math, the most basic component of which is addition. Remember the drill? One plus one is two, two plus two is four, etc., ad nauseam. “Not bad,” we might have thought to ourselves. “I can handle that!”...

Listen carefully to the apostle’s inspired words of encouragement: “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

How does a Christian deal with affliction, especially affliction associated with the pain and suffering of a chronic or terminal illness?

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