NCF Connections, November 2017

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A Special Request from the NCF Director

The Christmas season reminds nurses that God highly values the ministry of presence by sending Jesus as Immanuel, “God with us.” Will you partner with us to equip and encourage more nurses to reflect the loving presence of Jesus in their nursing practice? Please consider a financial gift to NCF ministry before Dec. 31st. Read my newsletter to see why I’m excited about what God is doing and include NCF in your December charitable giving. We need your help! --Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner

annunciationMary’s Understanding

When God shows up and asks me to do something impossible or risky, I remember Mary’s response, “I am a servant of the Lord; may it be done according to your word!” Be inspired in your nursing practice with this Christmas devotional from Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner.

bullseyeThe Disease of Perfectionism

A nursing student driven by perfectionism in her academic life sees an adverse effect on her spiritual life and relationship with God. Read more.

Welcome DayJCN Freebie of the Month

A faith-based ministry in Ohio offers a replicable model for community collaboration in providing migrant workers and their families with proper immunizations, adequate food, day care, and schooling. Learn more in the article, “Welcome Day,” FREE until 12/20/17 from Journal of Christian Nursing.
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Overheard on Facebook

Facebook“I loved being a part of NCF when I was a student. NCF leaders showed us how God can use us to bring His presence to the bedside to comfort and support patients in their difficulties. Now, I’m glad to be a part of NCF professionally as a staff nurse. I know I am not the only one who wants to live for Jesus in nursing.” –Abigail, NCF Graduate and Member