Welcome to the fifty-fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Nancy Guthrie about her book What Grieving People Wish You Knew about what really helps (and what really hurts) (Crossway, 2016)
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Nancy’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects.
- What to say to those who are hurting.
- Things to avoid saying to those who are hurting.
- Help for when you show up to minister to hurting people.
- How to minister the gospel with sensitivity and care to those who are hurting.
- How to care for those who are hurting on social media.
- Some of the most popular misconceptions about heaven and hell that people have.
About the Author:
Nancy Guthrie teaches the Bible at her church, Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and at conferences worldwide. She and her husband, David, are the cohosts of the GriefShare video series used in more than 10,000 churches nationwide and also host Respite Retreats for couples who have experienced the death of a child. Guthrie is also the host of Help Me Teach the Bible, a podcast of the Gospel Coalition.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021) and The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.