Steven Reames ponders Jesus’ healing ministry and the lessons it has for modern medical practice.
Dr. Bryan Hollinger discusses the parallels between the life of Moses and the lives of Christians in healthcare.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Two nurses step out and pray with patients, then watch God work.
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.
Prolific author and Kentucky farmer Wendell Berry explores the concept of health as wholeness within community. He contrasts that model with the mechanisitic framework prevalent in American healthcare.
Jesus is the author's model as she epxlores the four "sacred rhythms" or prayer, community, work, and rest.
The author discusses some of the thinking that keeps churches from embracing their HIV/AIDS neighbors, especially in poor communities.
A pastor applies Cain's infamous question to world crises, and makes a biblical case that a "life with God is a life of being my brother's keeper."
A doctor at Dayspring shares how the foud adhesives of purpose and design, building well, shared decision-making, and conversing together have kept diverse staff together.
Ann Dominguez demosntrates the value of all people - particularly the least of these - through the story of the Gerasene Demonac in Matthew 8:28-34.
Former CCHF staff Keesha Moore recounts her journey out of poverty and a transformative experience with Christ that led her to work at CCHF.
A pastor uses Jesus' teaching to discover what makes ministry important.
Dr. Rick Donlon shares the theological blindspots that marked the first years of opening a clinic in inner-city Memphis.
Drawn from the author's 2003 conference Bible study, David McRay meditates on Christ's intsruction to His disciples to "minister to the least of these."
Lynne Medley-Long examines the motivation for ministry through a discussion of two parables in the gospel of Luke, highlighting the concept of "neighborliness" in the early church and today.