NCF Connections, January 2014


Barbara White: a World-Changer

Dr. Barbara WhiteNCF member Dr. Barbara White, RN, CNS, is a world-changer in healthcare education. “NCF has been a life-line throughout my entire nursing career,” she shared with more than 1,300 InterVarsity and NCF staff at their national conference. In this video, she talks about the mysteries of God’s calling, teaching nursing as ministry, and serving nurses around the world. Barbara is the President of NCF-International and the Dean of Nursing and Sciences at Colorado Christian University. Watch her inspiring video testimony.


Take Care

Take Care!

Nurses, as caregivers, are often the last people to take care of themselves. Many nurses don’t take the time to replenish what they need, yet continue to give and give. Sound familiar? Here’s what we can learn from an ordinary trip in an airplane. Read more ⇒

NCF Director Jane Hall reminds us that our bodies belong to God and we bring honor to God when we care for physically care for ourselves. Here are 4 tips for good health in 2014 from Shalom: a Toast to Health, an InterVarsity blog post.


Journal of Christian NursingSpeak Up for Justice

How do we have the compassion, much less the energy, to do the exhausting work of speaking out for those who cannot speak for themselves? This question is addressed by Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner’s new editorial in the Journal of Christian Nursing, January-March 2014. Other featured articles in JCN explore how nurses are in a prime position to identify, assess, manage and prevent abuse of the elderly, mentally ill or vulnerable patients. Read more ⇒


JOIN Nurses Christian Fellowship, a professional organization with a spiritual focus. NCF equips nursing students, nurses and educators to integrate Christian faith with nursing practice.  Be Transformed • Transform Nursing.

Join NCF


Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference  

We are preparing for the 4th Biennial conference to be held June 16-19, 2014 at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN.  We invite you to join us for a time to:

  • Explore Christian foundations and worldviews in professional nursing
  • Identify innovative teaching strategies for nursing education and practice
  • Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings
  • Experience networking in a Christian community.

Meet our plenary speakers:

Elizabeth Johnston-Taylor

Kamalini Kumar