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Right to die?

Right to die?

The case for assisted suicide seems to compelling. Surely it can't be wrong to help desperate people to kill themselves. Don't we have a right to take our own lives - in certain circumstances?

John Wyatt helps us to navigate the arguments with hearts and heads engaged, and above all with our Bibles open. There are practical and compassionate alternatives to assisted suicide, and as many who have gone before us have found, the end of our lives on this earth may turn out to be a strange and wonderful opportunity for growth and internal healing.

John Wyatt is Emeritus Professor of Neonatal Paediatrics at University College London and author of Matters of Life and Death (IVP).

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dying well

dying well
We need to talk about death.
Are we in danger of medicalising it? Can we really see death as a time of opportunity, both for us and for our loved ones? What do we mean by resurrection hope?
John Wyatt focuses on the ars moriendi - quite simply the art of dying well and dying faithfully. He offers clear direction, warm reassurance and rock-solid confidence in the One who has conquered death.More Info...

The Doctor's Life of Faith

The Doctor's Life of Faith
'Am I what I wanted to be?''Am I on the right track?' 'What's life all about anyway?'
When life is hard or our plans run into the ground, these questions quickly arise. But perhaps these are the wrong questions. We should be asking, 'Am I the sort of person God intended me to be?'' 'what is God's intention for my life?'
The Doctor's Life of Faith opens up the Bible's story to reveal not only God's plan for your life, but his eternal master plan for his people. At the heart of God's plan for the world is his intention of making sinful men and women more and more like Jesus.
Janet Goodall draws on her experience as a paediatrician in the UK and Africa to show how this life-transforming plan will spur you on to live a life that is pleasing to God. She shows that though we will face many trials along the way, the glorious result will be worth it.More Info...

Doctors' Life Support pack

Doctors' Life Support pack
Special Christmas Sale Pack - £11 (normally £7 each)
This pack consists of Doctors' Life Support 3 and Doctors' Life Support 4.
Written by Christian doctors from all over the world, for Christian doctors everywhere, Doctors Life Support has been a source of encouragement & faith building for many years. The third and fourth editions of this popular book are now available together
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CMF Special Pack

CMF Special Pack
Pack of four booklets available at a Christmas sale price of £6 (normally £2 each)
This pack comprises the four booklets:
  • Changing Culture, Changing Values
  • The Divine Drama
  • The Christian Call to Social Justice
  • Serving in Babylon: Daniel's Story
Looking at how the Christian faith and biblical truth shapes our values in the face of a changing culture and changing social values, these four booklets are a resource to help all Christians working at the coalface of medicine and nursing live out their faith creatively and constructively in their places of work,

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Doctor's Life Support 4

Doctor's Life Support 4
Fourth edition of the daily devotional readings bookMore Info...

Against the Flow

Against the Flow
Daniel's story is one of extraordinary faith in God lived out at the pinnacle of executive power. It tells of four teenage friends, born in the tiny state of Judah about 26 centuries ago, but captured by Nebuchadnezzar, emperor of Babylon. Daniel describes how they eventually rose to the top echelons of administration.
Daniel and his friends did not simply maintain their private devotion to God; they maintained a high-profile witness in a pluralistic society antagonistic to their faith. That is why their story has such a powerful message for us today.More Info...

Serving in Babylon: Daniel's Story

Serving in Babylon: Daniel's Story
When Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians in 587 BC, the nation of Judah was taken to Babylon in an exile that would last 70 years. As God's people in a foreign land that was hostile to their faith and values, they faced the challenge of living and serving as 'aliens and strangers'. There was great pressure to close ranks or to forget who they were.

The temptation was either to retreat into an escapist spiritual ghetto or simply to compromise and become no different from those around them.

But the prophet Jeremiah instead urged the exiles, who included Daniel and his friends, to become fully engaged with their new society, whilst maintaining their distinctiveness as believers faithful to God - to be truly in the world but not of the world.

Christians living in 21st century Britain and serving in the NHS face similar challenges to those of Daniel. In this booklet, Peter Saunders, CMF Chief Executive, encourages Christian Healthcare professionals to be fruitful yet distinctive as they serve God in Today's NHS.
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The Christian Call to Social Justice

The Christian Call to Social Justice
Christians are called to proclaim the gospel, but what about social justice issues? William Wilberforce is best known for is work in abolishing the slave trade, but was also a deeply committed evangelical Christian with a broad agenda for reforming society.

Throughout the Bible, God used people to have a phenomenal influence on their culture - Joseph, Nehemiah, Esther, Daniel and others.

Likewise today, Peter Saunders, CMF Chief Executive, encourages Christians to be 'not of the world' but to be deeply engaged in it, influencing the direction of culture; to preach Jesus as Lord of the whole universe and ourselves as his servants walking in his footsteps.
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Surviving the Foundation Years

Surviving the Foundation Years

Staying close to God during the busy first years of medical work is a challenge.

The principles outlined here were a great help to me in keeping God's word central, maintaining fellowship with other Christians, and remembering that Jesus had a purpose for me in my work, even when I was too busy or tired to see it. The practical tips given were most useful.

I hope other readers will get as much from this booklet as I did – and not only survive the Foundation years but actively thrive during them.

Dr Laurence Crutchlow, CMF Associate Head of Student Ministries

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