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When a Child Dies: Ministering to Those in Grief
February 23, 2012
How to minister to parents/families who have lost children. The goal is to equip parents to receive the (imperfect) words of comfort that will come to them and to better prepare others for what to say and do.
About the Speaker: Mike Cope
Mike Cope is a minister, author, lecturer, and prolific writer. He was a minister for 27 years, including 18 at the Highland Church of Christ in Abilene, Texas, and eight years at the College Church of Christ in Searcy, Arkansas. He has delivered the keynote address at Pepperdine's Bible Lectures more often than any other speaker over the past 30 years. His bestselling book, Megan's Secrets, What My Mentally Disabled Daughter Taught Me About Life has received high praise and will inform some of the content in his presentation.