NCF Connections, August 2013


Starting the Year with Prayer

Sometimes we forget how much we need the prayer support of others.

Start the year with PrayerLast week we prayed by name for each one of the NCF faculty advisors and student leaders of our chapters. Then we sent each one an email, “NCF is praying for you.” The response was overwhelming. More than 50 NCF faculty advisors responded right away, expressing their appreciation . . . more


Joining NCF Staff

Miriam Robinson, RN, describes the spiritual needs she sees in nursing students and why she wants to be a campus minister with Nurses Christian Fellowship.

Why I'm coming on NCF staff"As a college student, several InterVarsity staff mentors were influential in my spiritual growth. Because of my relationship with them, I am the woman I am today. They pointed me to the Lord, but they weren’t nurses, so I saw this need for nursing students to have mentors in the Lord who also understand the nursing world and healthcare . . .more


Happy 30th Anniversary, JCN!

JCN 30th Anniversary

We’re celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Journal of Christian Nursing. You may have gotten a letter in the mail from Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner describing how you can support JCN's ministry of equipping nurses to practice from a biblically-based, Christian perspective.

With Kathy’s letter is a Prayer & Praise Guide highlighting specific ways you can pray for God’s life-altering work through NCF ministry. We value your partnership in the mission. Thank you for your valuable role in building God’s Kingdom in the healthcare world. 

Evaluating Charities

Four Star RatingWhen you donate to the ministry of NCF and InterVarsity, your contribution is in good hands. We just received a 4-star rating (top 10%) from Charity Navigator for the third straight year! It’s an honored recognition of InterVarsity’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Read President Alec Hill’s words of thanks.


Innovations in Faith-Based NursingInnovations Conference

The 4th biennial Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is June 16-19, 2014 at Indiana Wesleyan University. It is open to all nurse educators, clinicians, researchers and students.

Find the Call for Abstracts here (deadline for submission is November 1, 2013).



Nursing in Need of Transformation