H & D

Archive: 2007

Voice of Calvary Family Health Center

Posted on January 1, 2007

The challanges and joys of a health clinic serving in Mississippi in the wake of Hurricane Katrina

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinic, Working with the Poor

Apocalyptic Hope

Posted on January 1, 2007

This very personal sermon finds reason to take heart in catastrophic times. Hilfiker says that as we celebrate each other's call in the context of ever-deepening community, we "co-create with God toward the reign of God."

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles

HIV/AIDS and the Kingdom of God

Posted on January 1, 2007

Tazelaar sees God redeeming the HIV/AIDS crisis in Sub-Sahara Africa for the kingdom purposes of community, justice, and evangelism.

Topics: H&D, HIV/AIDS

The Four-Percent Solution

Posted on January 1, 2007

The Author, a staff memeber at CMDA, describes a collaboriate initiative to provide pathways for Christian doctors to give 4% of their time to serve among the poor.

Topics: H&D, Working with the Poor

The Longest Call

Posted on January 1, 2007

A doctor's personal log takes the reader through a harrowing, but typical, weekend on call, followed by a psalm of lament.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Stress & Burnout

A Nurse Redeemed

Posted on January 1, 2007

A nurse learns to "never say never" when at 50+ her career path takes some interesting turns.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Relocation

A New Love Revealed

Posted on January 1, 2007

A would-be research scientist finds path to joy through clinical service

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Competency in Understanding Health-Care Disparities in African-American Communities

Posted on January 1, 2007

Rowe gives essential competencies for health-care providers wanting to serve effectively for Christ in an African-American cultural context. Hint: The first step is admitting that you don't know what you don't know.

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Healthcare System

The Temptations of Jesus

Posted on January 1, 2007

From the author's biblical reflection at CCHF COnference 2007, this study places Jesus' temptations in a political freamwork and finds parallels with both the nation of Israel and with life in the nation we call home.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Missional Living

The Cost and the Joys of Serving the Least of These

Posted on January 1, 2007

In this transcript from her CCHF conference 2007 plenary address, the author weaves stories and scripture to speak to the uniqueness of Christian health care. our distinctive calling, identity, work ethic and rewards are all considered.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Missional Living, Working with the Underserved

How Shall We Then Practice?

Posted on January 1, 2007

How we define the practice of medicine makes all the difference. Using three Christian metaphors, Curlin helps us see through current misconceptions of medicine and guides us to a more biblical conception.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles

Prayer: A Privelege and a Necessity

Posted on January 1, 2007

Two nurses step out and pray with patients, then watch God work.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Whole-Person Care

Gestures and Meaning

Posted on January 1, 2007

The sign of the cross, an ancient liturgical gesture, is examined for its ability to remind us of our source and purpose in practicing health care among the poor.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles

A Watchman's View

Posted on January 1, 2007

The author anticipates major power shifts in the body of Christ and urges majority culture readers to aopt a "third paradigm" in minsitry partnerships

Topics: H&D, Missional Living, Cultural Issues

The Political Imagination of St. Francis

Posted on January 1, 2007

A college sophomore asks probing questions about our political allegiances.

Topics: H&D

Introduction to Parish Nursing

Posted on January 1, 2007

Authored by a student and a professor in the field, this article outlines the roles, spirituality, and requirements of parish nursing.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics, Whole Person Care

Haller Lake Christian Health Center

Posted on January 1, 2007

A look at how God helped turn a non-profit disaster into a growing, effective dental care ministry for North Seattle.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Bureau County Health and Wellness Clinic

Posted on January 1, 2007

The story of a health clinic in rural north Illinois born out of a desire to provide healthcare to the least of these.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics, Working with the Underserved