Posted: May 15, 2013 at 4:03 a.m.

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: My aunt went into a nursing home a few months ago, and whenever I go to see her I come away saddened because so many of the people there are lonely and never have visitors. Should I encourage our pastor to start visiting there? — L.McF. DEAR L.MCF.: I’m sure your pastor would be happy to visit, if the nursing home’s management approves. God has compassion on those who are lonely and in need, and so should we. The Bible commands us “to look after orphans and widows in their distress” (James 1:27).

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