NCF Connections, January 2017

New YearNCF Resolutions

The new year offers a time for reflection and reaffirming our purpose. God used NCF in 2016 to bring nurses and nursing students closer to him, just as he has been doing since the 1940s. Here are ministry highlights from 2016 and expectations for 2017. Read more from Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, NCF Director.

JCNNEW from Journal of Christian of Nursing

Check out the latest JCN with special CE articles on “Entering into Suffering” and “Respite Care for Families with Disabilities.” Other articles address end-of-life nursing care, toxic teaching, “calling,” understanding spiritual care and many more articles for nurses, students and educators, including special topics for faith community nurses.

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Nursing SchoolImpacting Students and Educators

Recently I had the joy of “meeting” Jodi virtually through our monthly training webinars for NCF student leaders and faculty advisors. Jodi had restarted the dormant NCF chapter at her nursing school and nearly 20 students were involved in the first semester. Jodi is looking for new leaders to reach all 800 students in the program! Can you imagine the impact of more NCF Bible study groups for students and faculty? Read more from Tim Lin, Student Ministries Director.

Sam and MargaretA Story of Global Partnership

Sam Mbok was heart-broken when his baby and wife, Rebecca, died in childbirth. But God turned tragedy intro strategy to improve the health of mothers and infants in Nigeria. Ten years later, Sam shared his inspiring story with NCF nurses and students in Minnesota through a collaborative global partnership with other Christian nurses. Read more⇒

NCF StaffThank You, NCF Ministry Partners!

A titanic THANK YOU to all of our generous donors who supported NCF ministry in 2016 with your prayers and financial gifts. We can’t do this work without you! Praise God for all he is doing to change the hearts of nurses, students and educators who are following Christ in nursing. Your support in 2017 will change more lives with the healing of Jesus. Please keep giving to NCF!