Blessed are they that grieve
February 2, 2020
Why is it that when basketball star Kobe Bryant died, so many people, regardless of whether or not they liked Kobe (or even really knew Kobe), they found themselves grieving?
Pastor Rob reflects on Jesus’ words, “Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Our culture often shuts grief down, rather than allow us to be healed by God. Pastor Rob reflects on first Jesus and then the church’s ministry of comforting those who grieve.
On this Sunday, we also commission people for a listening ministry, called Stephen Ministry, who accompany care receivers through grief. Based on Matthew 5:1-11