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Prayer of Commitment

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at April 24, 2015
This prayer of committment was the closing portion of Gil Odendaal's plenary session at the 2015 CCHF Conference in Atlanta.  We found it valuable and encouraging, and we hope that you will too! Because my HOPE is build on nothing less than Jesus Blood and righteousness, today I commit myself to joyfully follow Christ. I embrace the reality of the spiritual realm and acknowledge that prayer  is not preparation for the battle but that prayer IS the battle.   ... Read More »

The story of Nick Adams*

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at June 25, 2013
One of our senior residents led the investigation, sitting for hours with Nick, asking him questions, searching for clues in the broken answers. He contacted authorities in New Jersey and New York, hoping to link Nick to a missing person--without success. Eventually, this same resident had Nick photographed and even fingerprinted. He sent the data to local and national authorities, including the FBI. It became clear that Nick would not be identified prior to his death. This fact sunk into t... Read More »

2012 Spring Newsletter

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at May 07, 2012
Check out the latest CCHF newsletter about The Core Principles of Christian Community Health. Updates from Mercy Health Services in Franklin, Christian Health Service in Syracuse, Faith Family Medical Clinic in Nashville, Beacon Christian Health Center in Staten Island, New Life Community Health Center in Queens, His Branches in Rochester, and Jericho Road Family Practice in Buffalo. Read More »

Uninsured songwriters get health-care 'godsend'

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at March 28, 2012
Randall “Emery” Ehlers, an uninsured songwriter, has received medical care from the CCHF Partner Clinic, Faith Family Medical Clinic, which charges people based on their ability to pay. Read the article from The Tennessean here. Image found here. Read More »

2011 Fall Newsletter

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at September 23, 2011
The 2011 Fall CCHF newsletter is focused on Partnership, Community, & The Movement. Updates from Covenant Community Care in Detroit, Esperanza in Philadelphia, Lawndale in Chicago, Siloam in Nashville, Christ Community in Memphis, Three Streams in Asheville, GraceMed in Wichita, Lower Lights in Columbus, Interfaith Dental in Nashville, and Good Samaritan in Atlanta. Read More »

2011 Spring Newsletter

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at March 20, 2011
Read about CCHF Partners Sharing the Gospel Through Healthcare in this newsletter. Updates from Oasis of Hope in Grand Rapids, His Hands in Cedar Rapids, Bureau County in Princeton, Hope Family Care in Kansas City, CCHS in Memphis, and others. Read More »

2010 Fall Newsletter

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at September 23, 2010
Read about Partners in a Movement in this newsletter. Updates from Santa Ana Free Clinic, Grace in Kennewick, Puget Sound Clinic, Urban Impact in Seattle, and New Heights in Vancouver. Read More »

Los Angeles Mission Community Clinic

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at January 01, 2007
The Los Angeles Mission Community Clinic (LAMCC) was started in 1996 as a department of the Los Angeles Mission (LAM), a faith-based nonprofit agency serving the homeless population of Skid Row for over fifty years. While the main focus of LAM was providing social services such as housing, food, clothing, rehabilitation, and vocational services, they were concerned by the unmet medical needs that they witnessed on a daily basis while they served the community. The LAMCC was started in respons... Read More »

Beacon of Hope: A CCHF-Project MedSend Story

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at January 01, 2007
My husband David and I are both internal medicine/pediatrics physicians, and we work together at Beacon Christian Community Health Center, a ministry we helped launch in the pan of New York City called Staten Island. Beacon is the first faith-based, state-sanctioned health center in New York City and the entire state of New York. David has been the chief executive officer/medical director for Beacon since its inception in 2004. I joined Beacon as a staff physician in December 2006, after comp... Read More »

Bureau County Health and Wellness Clinic

Posted by Kristy Tarrant at January 01, 2007
It was not an altruistic sense of selfless service, but an anger stirred by injustice, that God used to motivate a Christian woman with no experience in administration to call area health-care providers and community leaders to action. County Health Bureau and Wellness borne of the frustrations of an emergency-room nurse fed up with the increasing numbers of primary-care patients buried beneath the overwhelming burden of the acutely ill and injured of a level one trauma center, who waited six... Read More »