Christian Nurse Blog

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.

CCHF 2011Nursing students and nurses! If you are interested in serving God through healthcare among the poor, don't miss this CCHF Conference June 2-4, 2011, hosted by the Christian Community Health Fellowship in Nashville, TN! NCF staff will be there and we hope to see you too!

In the nursing world, we fight against disease so people can flourish with healing and health. These things are important as long as we're breathing -- but what then?

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.

PassportAn international student recently came to a meeting of the NCF group at a large university. The guest speaker that day was a well-known nursing professor and scholar who shared how her relationship with God was integral to her nursing career.

InterVarsity Students

Did you know that our NCF ministry to nursing students is a part of a much larger ministry to the whole campus? InterVarsity prepares students and faculty for lifelong discipleship to Jesus.

April 8, 2011

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Kathy at NSNA 2011God was already working on the way to NSNA! My seatmate on the plane to Salt Lake City was a nursing student who was chosen to do a session at NSNA. What an honor for an undergraduate! She will talk about becoming the professional you want to be, including values and spirituality. She is a Christian and was excited to learn about NCF and JCN.

Cherry Blossoms in JapanUpdate from Chieko Fukushima, Japan NCF: We just had NCF meeting in Tokyo to pray with our nurses. I have been visiting refugees near our church and brought coffee and cakes the other day. They were so happy and comforted. Some will return home next week. But we will have picnic to see cherry blossoms near the park.

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