Academic Pediatrician Michelle Barratt describes the challenges and opportunities of mentoring students and residents, being transparent in her faith to those she serves, especially students and residents, while serving her patients and their families.
A pastor’s account of the development of a church’s vision to provide quality, holistic Christian health care to the needy community of Champaign, IL, and the team of committed people that have sustained that vision, with support and encouragement from CCHF and CCHF-related health-care ministries.
The author draws on wisdom writings and the example of Jesus to accentuate the importance of compassion, cultural awareness and humanity into the clinical health-care encounter. Rowe then applies this cura approach to the specific situation of refugees and their health care.
Pastor and Missions Director, Nathan Cook draws on the life of the prophet Isaiah as an example of how God sometimes calls us to "imprudent obedience".
This is a montage of short articles written by various CCHF members from all over the world as a response to the question, "Is the Kingdom of God a significant motivating factor in your work with the poor, and if so, how?"
Appalachia has one of the highest incidents of prescription drug abuse in the country. These two physicians share how knowing five key things can benefit providers in helping their patients manage chronic pain and minimize potential misuse.
Missionary physician Steve Hawthorne describes his shocking discovery of the extent to which he had compartmentalized his faith, and then shares his quest to integrate his secular, scientific profession of healing with his faith in God, who actively sustains all aspects of his creation.
The second of the author's biblical reflections from the 2007 CCHF Conference digs deeply into the historical and contemporary significance of the man that Jesus healed—and released—from the disease of dropsy, which Loberg likens to avarice.
We have a Biblical mandate and a rich heritage of true hospitality. This thoughtful article is both a summary and continuation of the workshop that the Hartman's led at Conference '08 on The Challenge of Hospitality.
Why do you do what you do? What are you building? Pat Burns talks about how a revelation of the kingdom of God gives us a model and a motive for community development and reconciliation.