Nicaragua 2016

Interested in going to Nicaragua this summer on a missions trip with MCF? Here are the tentative details…

But first check out our promo video: Nicaragua Video

Dates: August 5-13, 2016 (see calendar below)

Cost: $1950/person (this will include the cost of the flight, room and board, translators, in-country transportation, medications)

For More information: Email or There will be an application that will be available soon. 

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Busyness (Crazy Busy Summary)

Here is the PowerPoint from Brian’s talk on Monday, August 24.

If you would like to check out the book Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung click here. It is worth a read! Click here for the free study guide.

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Welcome to Nashville Presentation

Here is Kate’s Welcome to Nashville Presentation. Enjoy and feel free to email us with suggestions!

Nashville Tour

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How Shall We Then Practice?

Medicine as Gift, Power and Christian Vocation

by Farr A. Curlin, MD
Today’s Christian Doctor – Winter 2010

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the journal Health & Development, published by the Christian Community Health Fellowship (CCHF), information about which can be found at:

What is medicine? Is it a science? Is it a profession? Is it an industry? What has the Christian tradition to say about medicine? And does what the Christian tradition says really matter in the end? In hopes of beginning to address these questions, this essay explores three Christian metaphors which apply to the practice of medicine, namely medicine as gift, medicine as power, and medicine as vocation. For each metaphor, I will attempt to identify errors and blind spots toward which we are prone, point to resources within the Christian tradition for correcting our mistakes, and suggest some very preliminary steps toward what I hope is a way forward.

Click here to read the entire article…

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Grace Prescriptions – Feb 6-7


There are limited FREE spots for up to 10 students, click here for student registration.

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Health Care ReFramed

If you missed a week or the whole Health Care ReFramed Series from May and June here is your chance to see what you missed!

Week 1 – Health Care ReFramed 2014 part 1
     Readings: Handout – part 1 – CS Lewis Reading

Week 2 – Health Care ReFramed 2014 part 2 – Fall
     Readings: How_Shall_We_then_Practice;

Week 3 – Health Care ReFramed 3 – Creation

Week 4 – Health Care ReFramed 4 – Redemption & New Creation

Week 5 – Health Care ReFramed 5 – Engagement
     Readings: Basil LR 55 on the Art of Medicine

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Professor Ralph Wood Talks at Vanderbilt

If you missed Dr. Wood’s talk this past March here is a link to watch; please forgive the not so great audio quality!

About Professor Wood: Ralph C. Wood has served as University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor since 1998. He previously served for 26 years on the faculty of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he became the John Allen Easley Professor of Religion in 1990. He has also taught at Samford University in Birmingham, at Regent College in Vancouver, and at Providence College in Rhode Island and has spoken internationally including the Vatican and Notre Dame and most continents. At Baylor, his main appointment is in the Religion Department, but he also teaches in the Great Texts program as well as the Department of English. He serves as an editor-at-large for the Christian Century and as an editorial board member for both the Flannery O’Connor Review and Seven: An Anglo-American Literary Review.

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