Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. - Psalm 27:14

End of Life Issues / Medical Directives

Do Not Resuscitate Orders (DNR Orders)
A number of years ago a woman for whom I was a legal guardian was placed in a nursing home. Among the many questions I was asked, one caught me unprepared. Specifically, the nursing...
October 1st, 2004
The Shape of the Lutheran Ethic - A Look at Life Issues Decision-Making
Gone are the days when your pastor's toughest medical counseling was talking to grandma about entering the nursing home. The advance of technology, the growth of the health care industry...
October 1st, 2004
Report Casts New Doubt on Living Wills
Tom McMillan, a clinical neuropsychologist at Glasgow University, has devised tests to establish whether people in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) have any level of understanding....
October 1st, 2004
Q&A on a Christian's Concern about the End of Life
QUESTION: What is the God-pleasing attitude I should have as I approach the final days of my life or that of a loved one? ANSWER: You have asked the right question when you ask about...
October 1st, 2004

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