In Providing Hope: Pastoral Care in Hospital Visits, Death, and Funeral Services, Grant Fishbook shares practical tips on how a pastor can best meet the needs of people who are experiencing a difficult time in their life. Speaking from over twenty-five years of experience, Pastor Fishbook lists things to do and things to avoid when visiting someone in a hospital. He then covers how to minister to a family that has lost a child. Finally, he looks at how to best officiate a funeral service. Pastor Fishbook keeps his advice practical throughout the course in order to best help other pastors walk with people through difficult moments in their lives.