H & D

Topic: Missional Living

The Truth About Suffering

Posted on January 1, 2012

All disciples suffer, sometimes to the point of despair. If we want to make God look great and to expand his Kingdom in the world’s toughest places, we’ll need a sturdy theology of suffering. This article offers practical encouragement for persevering through suffering.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

I Want to Know Christ

Posted on January 1, 2012

As people in healing ministries our biggest mistake would be to try to engage in healing ministry in our own effort, without the one who ultimately brings the healing.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

The Community Vacuum

Posted on January 1, 2011

Whether living in an at-risk community or immersed in medical school, God calls us to live intentionally as neighbors who share hope in Christ.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

A Missional Life

Posted on January 1, 2011

One woman's story of what it means to live out the gospel through healthcare among the poor both at home and abroad.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

What is a Neighbor?

Posted on January 1, 2010

Karen Rose discusses five aspects of true neighboring.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

Do You Have Dirty Feet?

Posted on January 1, 2008

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".

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Missional Living

The Challenge of Hospitality

Posted on January 1, 2008

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.

Topics: H&D, Missional Living

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

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

Church-based Health Fair as Caring (and Threatening) Presence

Posted on January 1, 2006

The author describes his church's health fair as an example of compassionate and counter-culture service among the poor.

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Missional Living

How Do You Keep Going

Posted on January 1, 2006

Dr. Goetcheus reflects on her experience with Christ House, a ministry of Church of Saviour in Washington DC, and how the "least of these" became her greatest teachers.

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

What Will it Take To Get Health Care to the Poor

Posted on January 1, 2004

Three pioneers of CCHF discuss strategies for introducing and safeguarding high-quality health care in poor communities. (From the Archives)

Topics: H&D, Community Development, Missional Living, Relocation

What's a "Significant" Ministry?

Posted on January 1, 2004

A pastor uses Jesus' teaching to discover what makes ministry important.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Missional Living

Anatomy of a Blind Spot

Posted on January 1, 2003

Dr. Rick Donlon shares the theological blindspots that marked the first years of opening a clinic in inner-city Memphis.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Missional Living