How to download audio to your computer:
To download these mp3 audio files to your computer simply:
- right-Click on "Download This Audio File"
- then "Save Link As" to your preferred location
2018 Conference - Suffering, Sacrifice, and Social Contract: Re-Contextualizing One's View of the Practice of Medicine as an Antidote to Burn Out
Ken Buczynski; Barriers to providing care, the brokenness of our healthcare system, the difficulty of our daily work, non-compliant patients, EMR – the list goes on. These are the things that challenge our love for our patients and our work, and test our resilience. Re-contextualizing our work as worship, and offering it as a sacrifice of suffering on the altar of pride, can serve as an antidote to the burn out that plagues the modern practice of medicine. When we acknowledge our weakness and suffering, we open the floodgates of heaven to fill us with the strength of God. Ultimately the Lord is glorified, we are strengthened, and our community is blessed by God's power made manifest in our weakness.
Kristin Martel, Susan Rescorla Hata; The intensity of medical training and the pouring out of ourselves in medical practice can lead us to feel there is nothing left to give at home, in relationships or for personal self-care. Could our pursuit of "balance" be harmful, and could it be leading us away from Christ's desire to unify all areas of our lives under his Lordship. During this highly interactive session, we will propose a reframing of the culturally popular idea of work-life balance.
Lessons Learned: Things I Wish I Knew When Starting a Christ-Centered Health Ministry
Prayer at Work-- Joining God's Healing Activity in the Workplace