What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say: In Times of

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Lampe recommends a selection process to ensure that a care team has the proper qualifications and understands the church’s expectations. Pray that our Church and Pastor take accountability seriously and each be protected and have people they are accountable too. Amen God, the almighty Father, raised Christ his Son from the dead; with confidence we ask him to save all his people, living and dead: For [name] who in baptism was given the pledge of eternal life, that he/she may now be admitted to the company of the saints.

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Publisher: Harvest House Publishers (October 1, 2014)

ISBN: 0736958479

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