Life & Work

Vocational discipleship

Taking InventoryThis is a great time of year to take inventory of our lives.

In the nursing process, we observe, plan, implement and evaluate. Now is a good time to evaluate and reflect on 2011:

necklaceA year ago, Jamey was a freshman whose life was so transformed by Jesus that she never got tired of telling others about him. Her InterVarsity community on campus nurtured her new faith which exploded with passion for the Lord.

Rejoice with us in the loving intervention of God for an NCF member and faculty advisor who recently shared her story of healing.

7282011mtThis is the second part of an interview with Mary Thompson who served in various roles with NCF since her days in nursing school in the 1960s. Mary was the NCF National Director from 1984 to 2007. In part one of our interview, Mary reflects on a lifetime of working tirelessly to promote the Christian values that lie at the heart of nursing.

Here’s your chance to influence the entire nursing profession by submitting a theme idea for National Nurses Week 2012 by 9/24!

ANAANA Seeking 2012 National Nurses Week Theme Ideas

MikailaAs a nursing student, Mikaila Holt grew in her faith as a leader in the NCF ministry at the U of IL at Chicago. Now Mikaila is making a difference in the world as a community health nurse. She talks about her journey. . . .

NCF: How did NCF influence you as a student and now as an RN?

reflectionNurses are encouraged to be reflective practitioners, but what does that mean? How can intentional reflective practice lead to personal and professional transformation?

Mary ThompsonMary Thompson was the national director of NCF from 1984-2007, then she served in a fund development role with InterVarsity until June 30, 2011. Now Mary is the Minister of Congregational Care in her home church in Minneapolis, MN. We talked with Mary as she reflected on her 43 years of working tirelessly to promote the Christian values that lie at the heart of nursing.

Courage and Calling -by Gordon T. SmithGordon T.

MiriamNothing makes me more frustrated than when I can’t fix a patient’s problem.

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