6.5 My loved ones don’t believe in God. What can I say when they are faced with death and dying?

to begin…

What points gave you new insight to this topic? 

What ideas caught your attention in this episode? 

What did you have a strong reaction to? 

What surprised you? 

What’s new for you? 

What points reinforced your own understanding about this topic? 

What do you have questions about? 

going deeper…

How is a pastoral approach to such a conversation in contrast with a straight theological response? Is one less ‘true’ than the other?  

Which approach do you find helpful? Less helpful? 

What can churches do to support people in the community with these concerns?  

Is this something that concerns you? If so, what sort of support would be of value to you and your loved ones?