Departing in Peace: Biblical Decision-Making at the End of Life
“This book by Bill Davis is exceptionally good. An invaluable resource for preparing pastors and church members to navigate difficult end-of-life decisions.”See All
Author of What's Your Worldview?
“This book is a fine reflection on crucial issues of life and death. As we would expect from Bill Davis, it is careful, thoughtful, and biblical, and it will be genuinely helpful to families and pastors.”See All
W. Robert Godfrey
Professor Emeritus of Church History, Westminster Seminary California
“This book by Bill Davis fills a real gap in the literature. . . . Departing in Peace deserves to become the go-to book for those seeking solid guidance on difficult end-of-life decisions.”See All
James N. Anderson
Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte
“Dr. Davis is an exemplary teacher and guide. His personal experience with end-of-life issues and his experience as a guide to others are invaluable for those who want to be ready.”See All
Richard R. Pesce
MD, MS (ethics), FCCP, FACP, Medical Director of Critical Care, Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga
“This book combines mature biblical teaching with the brass-tacks practical questions that we all face with the death of loved ones. These are the things that we dont usually think about until they happen. I highly recommend Departing in Peace as essential preparation.”See All
J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics, Westminster Seminary California
Decisions at the end of life create deep anxiety for those involved. But it is possible to find peace and comfort amid the hard choices.
As a church elder and hospital ethics consultant, Bill Davis has talked, walked, and prayed with many people in end-of-life situations. Employing varied case studies and biblical, ethical insight, he guides you in making decisions for yourself and others, preparing advance directives, taking financial concerns into account, and navigating new realities in American hospitals.