Six Ways to Minister after a Miscarriage

November 2, 2018
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Podcast Episode #481

Miscarriage is a difficult live event for those going through it. It’s often not handled well by ministers, either. Today we discuss how to better handle these events in life and ministry.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • You cannot “fix” someone after a miscarriage. Don’t try to.
  • Pastor, you can’t fix everything in your church. You’ve got to realize that’s unrealistic.
  • Wives want their husbands to be emotionally present after a miscarriage.
  • No one fully gets over a miscarriage.

The six ways to minister that we suggest are:

  1. Be emotionally present
  2. Don’t minimize it
  3. Don’t try to fix it
  4. Encourage the husband to be emotionally present for the wife
  5. Remember them later
  6. The power of “I am so sorry”

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast


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