P 143 Loneliness: Reaching Out to the Elderly and Isolated£2.77
While the western world enjoys greater life expectancies than ever before, a by-product of a breakdown in social structures is an increased rate of loneliness among the elderly.
The church effectively has a mandate to care for vulnerable people—such as the lonely—in society. This sensitive study suggests that thanks to its community presence and mission to be totally inclusive of all, the local church is in a strong position to combat loneliness, reaching out to show the love of Jesus.
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