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nucleus: May 2014

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setting prisoners free

We assume most Nucleus readers have little experience of prisons; indeed you probably wondered why a set of handcuffs were on the front cover! According to Ministry of Justice figures, 85,285 people were in prison in the UK as of 4 April 2014; that's slightly more than one in 1000...

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Jesus Christ: the be all and end all

Steffi Whitehead reports on the 2014 CMF Student Conference. Jesus Christ over all! Whatever burdens they came with, medical students from far and wide were reminded of that truth throughout the weekend. This truth stands whatever situation we find ourselves in. Mark Meynell led us through Colossians, reminding us that...

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our beliefs - the Bible

Giles Cattermole considers the importance of God's revelation through Scripture. 'The Bible, as originally given, is the inspired and infallible word of God. It is the supreme authority in all matters of belief and behaviour.' In the first two articles in this series, we looked at the nature of God: especially...

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IMSC 2014

Emma Pedlar reports on an inspiring week. During this year volunteering with CMF I helped organise the International Medical Students Conference, which took place at the beginning of February 2014. 26 delegates from 23 countries were invited to be equipped and enthused for leadership among Christian medical students in...

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electives resources from cmf

Vicky Lavy explains how CMF can help with your elective. What a gift: six weeks to go anywhere in the world, experience a different culture, see things from another perspective and learn new medicine. It's called an elective, and every student gets one. Lots of students take the opportunity to go...

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God is always in control

Josh Chan reflects on God's faithfulness in a difficult time. Early one morning in my fourth year, I received a call from a friend back home in Canada. My father had been struck by a car while crossing the road. He was taken to ICU but died hours later. My...

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our values: human life

Laurence Crutchlow examines one of CMF's core values. 'To maintain the deepest respect for human life from its beginning to its end, including the unborn, the handicapped and the elderly' The value of human life confuses society. Strict laws on murder, public distress at the death of soldiers and...

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Birmingham (med) school days

James Tomlinson reflects on his years at medical school. choosing to study medicine Around the age of 14 I remember replying to the question 'what do you want to do with your life?' by stating that I would never be a medic, a nurse or anyone who cared for others...

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why believe in a creator God?

Chris Knight on religious experience. In the previous article we examined the arguments from the origin of the universe and its fine-tuning that suggest there is a 'someone' responsible for the creation of the universe. In this article we will examine two areas; first whether our experience of right and...

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a futile pursuit of perfection?

Sarah Fitch on dealing with the obesity epidemic. Our nation is facing an obesity epidemic. Current statistics show that approximately a quarter of UK adults are obese (1) with only 30- 40% of men and women having a healthy BMI. (2) Nearly a third of boys and one in five...

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when I saw you in prison

a student's experience of prison medicine Sammy Mercer reports on two days in prison medicine. Even before I became a Christian, I was always fascinated by prisons, perhaps from watching too many films or from a need for security. When I read a Triple Helix article about prison medicine, I...

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take + read

Giles Cattermole invites you to read great Christian books. In the summer of AD 386, a young man lay weeping under a fig-tree in a Milanese garden. (1) Tormented by his failure to overcome his sinfulness, he cried out to God: 'Will you be angry for ever?' Suddenly he heard...

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Heroes and Heretics: winning women

Alex Bunn reflects on the lives of famous women. Heroes 13: winning women In our series of heroes of faith there has been one glaring omission. Women. It's a strange gap, because the evidence suggests that the early church had plenty of remarkable women. Hence Paul singles out 15 notable women to...

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