NCF Staff

JoyMeet Joy, a nursing student and our newest NCF member! Joy will be traveling around the USA to report on how God is working on campuses and in the nursing world.

KBC Ugandaby Connie Jarlsberg, NCF Missions Specialist

In September I was in Uganda for a medical mission week sponsored by Kampala Baptist Church (KBC). We saw God at work in so many ways!

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.

NCF at USFA week before classes began at the University of South Florida, Chrissy Farr joined other members of her church for a 24/7 prayer watch for God's work on campuses in the area.

Question

One of our NCF members preparing for a short-term mission trip had this question for Grace Tazelaar, NCF Missions Director. . . .

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NCF campus volunteer Miriam Robinson showed up in her scrubs when she hosted an NCF table at the activities fair at UNC Greensboro. Wearing scrubs really attracted the nursing students when they saw there was something designed for them!

Called for a Purpose videoIt's back-to-school time for thousands of nursing students.

JCN at INANE

Natalie McGroarty, JCN publisher at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, JCN editor

The Journal of Christian Nursing website was presented as a successful model to hundreds of editors and publishers of nursing journals at their annual INANE conference recently in San Francisco.

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.

Renee at CCHFEarlier this month 550 healthcare students and professionals gathered to discuss this question at the CCHF (Christian Community Health Fellowship) Conference in Nashville, TN. Together we explored what it means to live out the gospel of Jesus through healthcare among the poor.

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