Featured Stories


Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Laverne Joseph »

February 27, 2013

Dr. Laverne Joseph says he never intended to get into health and human services as a career after graduating from Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pa., in 1964. Yet his commitment to providing health services and affordable housing for seniors has served individuals across the country for decades.


Jefferys' Vision Still Inspires at Peppermint Ridge »

February 26, 2013

Bob and Mary Jeffery knew little about caring for people with disabilities before their son, Roger, was born. But that didn’t prevent them from creating an environment to help Roger and others with developmental challenges thrive. Peppermint Ridge is the result of their vision and determination.


Always Enough »

February 13, 2013

I have a stone sitting on my desk that has the word “Healing” inscribed on it.  It was given to me at a day long workshop when I worked as a hospital chaplain. We chaplains gathered with doctors, nurses, social workers, former patients, families of patients who had died, and hospital administrators.  We were to discuss how we could create a climate of collaborative healing in our medical system.  It was a great workshop.  Lots of energy and ideas. All of us left that day with a sense of empowerment.  We were going to change the face of health care! 


Evangelical Homes of Michigan Opens The Redies Center for Rehabilitation and Healthy Living »

February 12, 2013

The Redies Center opened its doors in November with a community open house and ribbon cutting. The state-of-the-art short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and medical care facility continues a 15-year history of rehabilitation services at Evangelical Home - Saline. 


The Rev. Carolyn Held »

January 31, 2013

"A servant leader is one who walks with those they serve, meeting them where they are, advocating for them and speaking on their behalf when their voices would not be heard."


Annual Membership Meeting Set for March 2 »

January 30, 2013

The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries will hold its 75th annual membership meeting in Oak Brook, Ill., from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. CST on Saturday, March 2. The meeting will take place at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook Hotel in Oak Brook, Ill.