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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!

ThirstyJesus invites you to come and drink!

What is spirituality? This is a popular topic in nursing schools, clinical settings, and many large healthcare systems. In a culture that embraces tolerance and questions absolute truth, Christian nurses may feel uncertain about giving spiritual care consistent with their beliefs.

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

This summer a group of NCF students, staff, alumni, faculty and friends gathered to celebrate God's ongoing work in western Michigan. "Recently we established NCF chapters at two nursing schools where students studied God's Word together and discovered what it looks like to be a follower of Jesus in nursing," said Curt Keiper, Area Director for InterVarsity.

NCF in MI

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.

Road with rutsAre you in a groove with Jesus -- or in a rut without him? You don't hear people say "groovy" much anymore. We used to say it when we liked something or we were comfortable with how life was going.

reflectionNurses are encouraged to be reflective practitioners, but what does that mean? How can intentional reflective practice lead to personal and professional transformation?

NCF PinTake a close look at our NCF logo and you'll see what we care about most. The four hearts symbolize our four loves:

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.

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