Posts tagged faith
Trusting God Through it All
For many of us, we wake up and go about our day never having to worry about violence and death. However, it is not that way for many of our patients and their families. In developing nations, violence, unrest, and death are unfortunately not uncommon events. In 1992, Kenya held a multi-party election, the first […]
Cast your nets
Then Jesus came to him, and told him to go out and try again. “Cast your nets into the deep.” You can almost picture Simon rolling his eyes – who was this stranger, telling him how to do his job. He was a fisherman, he knew how to catch fish, and he knew that what Jesus wanted him to do wouldn’t work. He had just spent all night trying to catch fish, and there were none to be caught, and anyway, who in their right mind would go out fishing in the hot sun? Simon knew that it wouldn’t work, but for some reason, he did it anyway. He knew it wouldn’t work, but he heard the voice of Jesus and for some reason he decided to obey.
Resilience, determination, and a restored faith
Mwamba was running around in the yard when she decided to jump over a pot of boiling water, which was set aside for their morning tea. Unfortunately, her little legs miscalculated the danger involved. She tripped on the pot, and all the contents of it spilled on her little body.
Integrating Faith and Vocation
Maureen Sloan first volunteered for CURE in 2004, providing nurse training at CURE Uganda. After that first experience, opportunities opened up at additional CURE locations. With each trip, Maureen repeatedly saw CURE nurses struggling to connect their faith with their vocation. “Why do we function just as nurses or just as Christians?” Maureen began to ask herself. “How do we stop living as if these are mutually exclusive callings?”
Stories of healing from Egypt
When they came to CURE, Adel’s mother told us that in the beginning they were so hesitant to come because they heard that CURE is a Christian organization. But after the operation, she added that she found that Christians are good, kind people and they are passionate to help people with love. We were so happy that CURE was a model for Christianity and Jesus’ love.
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