Life & Work

Vocational discipleship

Nursing on EmptyNurses who deal with frequent heartache may feel fatigued, stressed or lose their ability to nurture.

Stress BustersA year ago, Monica Orozco-Cantillo, R.N., had a big vision for the new NCF group of nurses in South Florida. Their first event, hosted at Monica’s church, was a “First Responder” weekend in partnership with firefighters, nurses and other healthcare professionals. It was a huge success.

IV Drip“I’ve been an Infusion Room regular for over seven years. It’s like a local coffee shop, only with needles, tubes, and dangling fluid bags,” writes David Kenagy in the Journal of Christian Nursing.

RobertRobert Campbell is a big guy with an even bigger heart for God and for others – especially nurses and nursing students.

Robert is on the NCF staff team in the Blue Ridge Region to equip and encourage nursing students, faculty, and nurses. He understands the unique culture of nursing school and the nursing profession.

Med ErrorWhen Darlene Sredl, PhD, RN, realized she had just made a medication error, a number of temptations raced through her panicking mind. Someone must have made a mistake!

Phone CallWhen I was a new nurse working in a hospital, I was shocked at the negativity that some of the nurses had towards their patients and their profession.

The Healing Work of JesusNatalie Kwok pursued the field of occupational therapy because one thing was abundantly clear to her: this is the work of Jesus. Many nurses pursued nursing as a career for a similar reason.

Listening“I heard a commotion and found one of my patients screaming, banging doors, and hitting walls,” recalls Kathy Schoonover Shoffner, PhD, RN, during a recent shift.

Invest in the future of healthcareHealthcare is changing. Today’s nursing graduates are facing a challenging future in nursing. But one thing never changes: our eternal and compassionate God! He is the source of hope, identity, peace, and ultimate health and wholeness – our true shalom. This is our message as Christian nurses. It’s good news!

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