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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.

JCN EditorSpiritual care is a critical component of holistic, compassionate nursing. The Journal of Christian Nursing is committed to helping nurses grow in their understanding of spirituality and ability to provide spiritual care.

Renee Lick videoThis year nursing students have been deeply changed by the healing love of Jesus Christ. You'll catch the major highlights in this video by Renee Lick, Director of NCF Student Ministries.

grapes on the vineNCF students and faculty on a weekend retreat in Michigan got a fresh look at what it means to "abide in the vine", as Jesus instructed his followers in John 15. NCF staff Renee Lick asked them to write nursing care plans based on this Biblical text.

NCF at NSNAThank you for your prayers for the JCN and NCF outreach at the Lippincott booth April 6-10. I talked with hundreds of students (yes... hundreds!), distributed around 400 journals and gave away 400 flyers showcasing Journal of Christian Nursing and Nurses Christian Fellowship.

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