August 5, 2018

HELPING HURTING PEOPLE – 8TH

Preacher:
Series:
Service Type:

Helping Hurting People 

August 5, 2018 

Cyndy Sherwood

 

1. When reaching out to hurting people, wrong motives include trying to: 

Help them feel better 

Help them to stop hurting 

Help them get over it and back to normal life 

Change their situation 

 

2. Appropriate motives include: 

Offering support 

Wanting them to know you care 

Letting them know they are not alone 

 

3. Avoid: 

Ignoring those who are hurting 

Pointing out benefits to the tragedy 

Trying to cheer them up 

Spiritualizing or telling them to forgive 

Judging and offering advice 

 

4. 3 Good things to do: 

Express caring 

Invite sharing 

Offer relieving 

 

5. Unconditional acceptance will help create a good environment for healing 

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