Barbara Roberts

Barb Roberts has been in the ministry of Pastoral Care for over 30 years. During all of those years, she has been privileged to help those who grieve, having experienced grief and loss in her own life as well. Her blog can be accessed directly on her website - The publication by NavPress of her book, "Helping Those Who Hurt: A Handbook for Caring and Crisis" gives information, guidance and insight for the lay person, the friend, the family member and the minister, through lists, step-by-step directions, Scripture and personal vignettes. She is a conference speaker and teacher on these and other Caring Ministry subjects. Reach her through her website,


Grief Leads to Deeper Understanding of God, 03 Feb 2011

Hints for Making it Through the Holidays, 21 Nov 2010

How Long is Too Long to Grieve?, 19 Aug 2010

New Year’s Struggles With Grief, 08 Feb 2010