"Thinking Christianly" Bible Studies

These five Bible study booklets explore how Christian faith influences nursing, personhood, health, worldview and environment. These studies were written to accompany the book, Called to Care, published by InterVarsity Press.

Nursing: A Response of FaithNursing: A Response of Faith

These eight Bible studies by Judy Shelly explore both the Old and New Testaments for a biblical model of nursing. Dig into Scripture for examples of how to care for the whole person as God cares for people. These studies are designed for small group discussion or personal study and provide both inspiration and guidance. Purchase for $5.00.
 

Seeing the Whole PersonSeeing the Whole Person

As humans, we are multidimensional beings formed and loved by God. This is the basis of these eight Bible studies by Judy Shelly which examine the complexity of being human in light of Scripture. These studies dig deeper into what it means to be human in a variety of contexts: spiritual, cultural, sexual, moral, conflicted and mortal. Discuss with others in a small group or use for your own personal study. Purchase for $5.00.

 

Shalom: Redefining HealthShalom: Redefining Health

How do you define health? The biblical understanding of health is closely related to the concept of shalom which is reflected in a God-centered community of peace, prosperity, rest, safety, security, justice, happiness, health, welfare and wholeness. These eight Bible studies by Judy Shelly examine the human need for love, forgiveness, hope, health and purpose. Discuss in a small group or use for your own personal study. Purchase for $5.00.

 

Shaping Our WorldviewShaping our Worldview

What is a biblical view of nursing? For nurses, a Christian worldview includes how we view our patients, our environment, health and nursing itself. These eight Bible studies by Judy Shelly provide a fuller understanding of reality and how it shapes the way we make decisions and live our lives. These studies are designed for small group discussions or for personal use. Purchase for $5.00.

 

Understanding Our EnviornmentUnderstanding Our Environment

For nurses, the physical environment that surrounds us is only part of our reality. There are also emotional, spiritual and relational environments in which we live and work. These eight Bible studies by Judy Shelly take a closer look at our Creator God and how he wants us to live in his world to bring light to darkness and offer hope in the midst of pain and suffering. Use for personal study or in discussion with a small group. Purchase for $5.00.