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1042012lgbtSome time ago I realized I needed to know more about gay issues and concerns. I regularly encounter gay patients in my work as a staff nurse and I don't like the uncomfortable feeling on the unit from other patients, staff, and myself toward them.

Wichita State NCF Chapter PosterWhen the NCF leadership team at Wichita State University (KS) met to plan their meetings for the year, they were feeling overwhelmed by their busy schedules and seemed short on ideas. So they started by praying and asking God to come, to speak, to work . . .

One Thousand GiftsWhen my father died in the fall of 2011, a missionary friend sent me the book One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp. The book was a perfect reminder to "give thanks in all circumstances" (1 Thessalonians 5:18) by writing a list of one thousand gifts.

A Vision for Nursing StudentsAs a new school year begins, NCF students have unique opportunities to care for others.

GriefAs a nurse, you are intimately present with people who are seriously ill, suffering and dying. But who soothes your residual pain, anguish and doubt?

Grace Tazelaar invitation to Urbana 12"If you're a Christian student in nursing or one of the healthcare professions, I want to tell you about a unique opportunity to learn more about healthcare missions," says Grace Tazelaar, NCF Missions Director, in this video inviting students to

NCF 2012 graduateThe 2012 class of new graduate nurses will be doing much more than working at hospitals and clinics.

chemical beakerNCF Director Jane Hall still remembers studying chemical catalysts in her first chemistry course. Decades later, it's a fitting metaphor for the new catalysts in ministry that she sees today.

612012bayIn 1997 Alex Cruz-Tokar got a group of nurses together at a church in Monterey, California and started an NCF group. It has been meeting ever since.

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