Scripture can be misused. Phrases from the Bible can be misunderstood and misquoted. Families who are struggling with grief can be subjected to misapplied application of texts that can depend the pain and lengthen the recovery.
The problem however, is most often not with the text. The problem is with the speaker.
The words and stories and people and heart of the Bible can sustain and challenge and guide chaplains as we walk quiet hallways and enter tense rooms.
Here are some of those reflections.