H & D

Topic: Whole-Person Care

Taking Down Giants By Aiming At An Abundant Life

Posted on January 1, 2010

An inside look at an exciting new program from Good News Community Health Center in Portland, Oregon, that helps them consistently offer whole-person patient care.

Topics: H&D, Stress & Burnout, Whole-Person Care

Re-thinking "Health"

Posted on January 1, 2010

Dr. Morgan Wills takes a look at the classic definition of “health” and offers a biblical critique of the WHO’s core principle.

Topics: H&D, Whole-Person Care

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

Prayer: A Privelege and a Necessity

Posted on January 1, 2007

Two nurses step out and pray with patients, then watch God work.

Topics: H&D, Biblical Principles, Whole-Person Care

Health Is Membership

Posted on January 1, 2006

A prolific author and Kentucky farmer explores the concept of health as wholeness within community. He contrasts that model with the mechanistic framework prevalent in American health care.

Topics: H&D, Whole-Person Care

The Need for Whole-Patient Care

Posted on January 1, 2005

"Patients want to talk to their health care providers about their spiritual lives." Using Scripture and research as support, a physician encourages health care workers to introduce spiritual matters into patient interactions.

Topics: H&D, Whole-Person Care

The Miracle of Healing

Posted on January 1, 2004

Taken from the author's plenary speach at CCHF's2004 conference, this article exhorts readers to embrace the African defintion of health - "one that is holistic,...where the whole person and the whole community are included in order to achieve wholeness."

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Whole-Person Care