H & D

Archive: 2009

Staying on Track

Posted on January 1, 2009

Health ministries that were started with a desire to honor Christ drift away from that fundamental mission more often than we would like to admit.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Insure Justice

Posted on January 1, 2009

One CCHF member takes the insurance companies, medical establishment, and New York state government head-on in a stand for justice for the uninsured.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

HopeandHealing.org

Posted on January 1, 2009

The Church Health Center launches a new web community to help both lay people and professionals link faith and health.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Threads of Life

Posted on January 1, 2009

A career nurse reflects on a journey of discovery and service that began at age 48 and would lead her to understand her true calling.

Topics: H&D, Nursing

An Issue of Justice

Posted on January 1, 2009

Advocacy for reform in healthcare should be an issue of justice for Christians everywhere. The founder of the Church Health Center in Memphis challenges Christian health professionals to lead the way.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

Caring With Eyes Wide Open

Posted on January 1, 2009

The way we “see” people either increases their suffering or is a powerful bridge for healing and empathy.

Topics: H&D, Nursing, Working With the Poor

Hope and Healing in Watts

Posted on January 1, 2009

How one small church is bringing a glimmer of hope to the largest primary care black hole in the country.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Improving Health Care Through Faith Partnerships

Posted on January 1, 2009

A major hospital recognizes the importance and effectiveness of empowering churches to engage in the health of the community.

Topics: H&D, Community Development

Missions Surgery: Serving God in the O.R.

Posted on January 1, 2009

A surgeon learns valuable lessons on the mission field that transform his practice back home.

Topics: H&D, Doctors

Grit and Grace

Posted on January 1, 2009

Dr. Canning offers ways of preparing for and responding to the challenges and rewards of working in healthcare for the underserved.

Topics: H&D, Stress & Burnout

A Sling and Five Stones: Risk, Courage and the Kingdom of God

Posted on January 1, 2009

Dr. Rick Donlon looks at five crucial weapons disciples of Christ need in order to slay the modern day giants that we face in healing ministries.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles

Christ Health Center Church/Clinic Partnership in Birmingham

Posted on January 1, 2009

Christ Health Center was one of the featured clinic stories at the 2009 CCHF Conference because of its unique partnership with a local church. Director, Ramsey Duck tells the story of the early development of this inspiring ministry.

Topics: H&D, Christian Clinics

Making Sense of the Health Care Reform Debate

Posted on January 1, 2009

Dr. Jones, founder of Lawndale Christian Health Center, takes a look at some of the questions that have been prominent in the healthcare reform debate this fall.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

For Women Only

Posted on January 1, 2009

Debbie Smith, director for the Center for Women in Medicine, shares how women on the front lines of serving others through healthcare can maintain their well-being and balance their lives in the midst of so many pressures and conflicting roles.

Topics: H&D, Stress & Burnout

Embracing Shalom

Posted on January 1, 2009

The Old Testament concept of shalom has been offered as a definition of true Biblical health. Grace Tazelaar writes about shalom as being the result of our reconciliation with God, self, others and the world around us.

Topics: H&D, Nursing, Biblical Principles

Bridging the Gap Between Clinical Practice and Community Lifestyle

Posted on January 1, 2009

Lawndale Christian Health Center CEO tells how LCHC is using its health center to bring about real change in the lifestyle of its community.

Topics: H&D, Community Development, Whole-Person Care

A Community Solution to Improved Health Care

Posted on January 1, 2009

Cross-Over Ministry in Richmond, Virginia uses the Lay Health Promoter program to address the generational health effects of poverty.

Topics: H&D, Community Development