Are you facing a situation in your church that will require pastoral care over a long period of time? If you don’t have a situation like that now – you will in the future. Are you ready for it? Caring for people in the local church is challenging work. As a pastor, Tim Lane encountered numerous occasions where a need for long term care arose. These were always challenging situations and ones that caught the church by surprise. Over the span of a decade, though, some obvious things emerged that were essential for providing good long term care. In this talk, Tim shares insights he gleaned from his pastoral work that will help you to prepare for the pastoral care demands that will come your way sooner or later.