Importance of Being There

Posted by on Sep 3, 2009 in Medical Center | 0 comments

When an MCCF student meeting is scheduled it is almost never convenient to drop what you’re doing and attend. It is especially difficult when you find yourself wondering if the students really care or if the time you take away from your work can be justified.

Don’t underestimate the power of your presence…
Don’t forget the power of your influence…
Don’t forget the power of your witness…
Don’t forget the power of friendship and hospitality…
Don’t forget the power of your story…

So when you look at the clock or the calendar and notice another MCCF student meeting approaching, remember the importance of being there. In a disconnected, postmodern world, your commitment to humbly walk with students in their journey through medical or dental school may have a profound but an entirely unknown impact. Be encouraged, Jesus invested Himself in twelve students and they changed the world.

Click here to read the full essay, slightly modified from one written by Allan Harmer, ThM, CMDA Midwest Regional Director, and visit MCCF Now for updates about when URMC student activities are taking place.

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