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.
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.
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.
One woman's story of what it means to live out the gospel through healthcare among the poor both at home and abroad.
Karen Rose discusses five aspects of true neighboring.
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".
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.
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.
The author anticipates major power shifts in the body of Christ and urges majority culture readers to aopt a "third paradigm" in minsitry partnerships
The author describes his church's health fair as an example of compassionate and counter-culture service among the poor.
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.
Three pioneers of CCHF discuss strategies for introducing and safeguarding high-quality health care in poor communities. (From the Archives)
A pastor uses Jesus' teaching to discover what makes ministry important.