NCF Connections, October 2017


Martin LutherMartin Luther: Reformer, Theologian, Nurse?

As nurses, we can take inspiration from the sacrificial care Martin Luther provided for the victims of a horrible plague. And we can sing these words when we need a reminder of the hope that is ours in Christ, “Let goods and kindred go, this mortal life also; the body they may kill: God’s truth abideth still, His Kingdom is forever.”

UVAStarting Something New for God

Two nursing students took a leap of faith on their campus. Read more to find out what happened.

JCNJCN Freebie of the Month

How does the Code of Ethics impact today’s nursing practice? Nurses of faith will be particularly interested in the 2015 revisions to the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements. Learn more in the article, “Faith & Ethics, Covenant and Code,” FREE until 11/20/17 from Journal of Christian Nursing. JOIN NCF and receive JCN as a member benefit.

BethanyWhy I Joined NCF Staff

I love my job as a nurse but I have another passion--walking with nursing students as they meet Jesus and follow him. Read more from Bethany Eckerd, BSN, RN, on her part-time role as an NCF staff minister.

studyStressed but Blessed

I love NCF ministry because it provides a safe space for students and faculty to let down their guard. Read more about the value of NCF groups in nursing schools.

CANA ConferenceSAVE-THE-DATE: July 19-22, 2018

Hope is vital to recovery and healing, yet sometimes we need to refresh our ability to feel hopeful and instill hope in others. PLAN NOW to attend Infusing Hope in Nursing: A Christian Perspective in Azusa, CA. Join other nurses from the USA, Canada and Caribbean to deepen your faith, discuss front-line issues, and expand your cross-cultural friendships with Christian nurses. This international conference is hosted by the CANA Region of Nurses Christian Fellowship International.