It is a Christ–like act to befriend a sick or a lonely person: this book is a wonderfully useful guide to giving the most you can by your visits. Written by authors with long pastoral experience, it will prove a real help to all those who seek to turn the routine visit into a time of real spiritual growth.
About David Short
David Short (1918 - 2005) spent the major part of his medical career as a consultant cardiologist in Aberdeen. He was appointed Queen's Physician in Scotland, and on his retirement Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine. Besides his medical work and writing, he was for many years an elder and a preacher at a local independent church.
About David Searle
David Searle was a former Director of Rutherford House, a theological research and study centre in Edinburgh. Prior to that he pastored two Churches of Scotland before moving to Bangor, County Down in Northern Ireland where he pastored Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church for eight years from 1985.