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Miracle after Miracle

"Get under the bed—hurry!" Dr. Luis Allen and his wife Maxine ushered their two sons beneath the king-size bed in their hotel room in Mumbai, ...

Praying for Patients

China Malone works in the intensive care unit at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Texas. Each day she sees patients reaching for life while battling ...

Breakfast Blessings

At Gordon Hospital in Calhoun, Georgia, healing takes place over breakfast each year as community members, healthcare providers and religious leader...

CREATION Health

Something is catching in the town of Port Charlotte, Florida. People are losing weight, going to bed earlier, and feeling a glow they've never exper...

Healing Hearts, Touching Lives

Dr. David Calandra was a man who made an impact on countless hearts. As a cardiothoracic surgeon at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, his surgeries mende...

Servants Like Christ

Exhausted. Disheveled. Timid. An elderly man entered the Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Center. He lingered in the doorway for a moment. His eyes ...

Where Our Abilities End and Christ's Begin

"Code blue! Code Blue!" The alarm resonated throughout the PCU ward. Nurses and doctors poured into the hospital room running towards the patient be...

Therapeutic School Ignites Hope in Despondent Teen

Within the span of just four months, Ashley had been admitted to the hospital nearly 10 times. She was struggling with depression, family issues, pe...

Finding Purpose Beyond Disability

Jeff Kummer was diagnosed with Ataxia Telangiectasia (AT), a rare neurological disease, when he was just 13 years old. This genetic disease affects ...

Nurse Picks Up Phone, Finds New Beginning

The weekend she moved to Tennessee, Laurie received a phone call at 8:00 Saturday morning. It was Dr. Larkins, with another kind of invitation. "Wou...

Blessing Patients

They start every workday with prayer. They pray for their coworkers, they pray for their leaders, they pray for their ministry—and they've bee...

A Suicidal Caller Breathes Life Into the Mission Statement

Tiffany, Emergency Department night shift coordinator at Littleton Adventist Hospital, talked, listened, and even managed to draw a laugh from the w...

Shackles and chains are no match for hugs of compassion

Sometimes Christian care wraps you in an embrace that leaves no doubt about unconditional love. That's the kind of Christian compassion Christine Ro...

Technology reached its limits but prayers went on for patient.

Wanda arrived at Florida Hospital Altamonte with pneumonia that developed into acute respiratory distress syndrome – a sudden, life-threatenin...

A Touch more Powerful than Medicine

He had recently had an operation on his toe, the man in the triage area said. Now, he had re-injured the toe and he could not stop the bleeding. He ...

ICU nurse receives reminder that actions and words can change lives

The dozen red roses were for him, Ernie, an intensive care nurse at Florida Hospital Deland. He couldn't imagine why, but the attached note explaine...

Brain tumor diagnosis teaches couple to trust and appreciate each day.

At 27, Tim was far younger than most patients diagnosed with a highly aggressive type of brain tumor, and youth is one of the few factors offering p...

Alone in the dark and broken in half, Derrick prayed for survival.

Waking up as the car slid into a ditch, Derrick flailed at the steering wheel. The car swerved toward the road before careening back into the ditch ...