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God Never Fails.

By Amber Murdock / November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

He hadn’t seen his friend in many months. When Dr. Perry Jansen came into the hospital room, he saw his Malawian friend—emaciated and ill— a stark difference from when he last saw him, only months before. Daily, Dr. Jansen was seeing patients in the hospital die from the ravages of HIV, the epidemic that was…

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Walking alongside our patients

By medsenddev / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

*MedSend Grant Recipients Drs. Jared and Jenny Brockington, now serving in Kenya, share how healthcare changes lives and communities. Charity was born to a first-time mom with HIV. Normally, that one statement is enough to make any healthcare provider pause with concern. In Africa, it is all too common, but amazing efforts over the last 2…

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Following in Jesus’ footsteps

By medsenddev / September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was very inspired by MedSend grant recipients Jane Weaver, MD, and Andrew and Stephanie (MD) Ongukas’ deep love for the people they minister to. When I asked Stephanie how she felt about beginning her outreach into a Nairobi slum (was she nervous, scared?) … her only response was “excited.” As she begins her ministry…

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2017-2018: MedSend’s Milestone Year

By medsenddev / August 7, 2018 / Comments Off on 2017-2018: MedSend’s Milestone Year
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2018 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit

By medsenddev / June 28, 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit

September 5-7, 2018 SIM USA Headquarters Charlotte, NC The invitation-only Summit is a strategic meeting of healthcare missions leaders. It is intentionally designed to foster communication and collaboration among those with responsibility for running global healthcare ministries. Leaders of Christ-centered academia, counseling, preparation, and support organizations will attend. This allows for a wide range of…

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Isaac’s Hope

By medsendmarcomm / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Deborah Berruti Knight, OT We had a visiting specialist from the US come to West Africa to perform surgery on a number of unique cases that had been set aside for her.  One case, specifically, was a young man named Isaac*, whom we estimated to be around 20 years old. Isaac’s mouth had been…

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“You helped me… before it was too late.”

By medsendmarcomm / June 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Melissa E., PA “Can you help my brother?” It was a question from a young boy who regularly comes to our house for breakfast as his family is extremely poor. “His thumb is hurt.” I agreed to look, assuming it would be a simple wound.  Needless to say, I was shocked when this young…

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He is a good, good Father.

By medsendmarcomm / June 15, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Team MedSend Throughout the 10/40 window, God, the Father, is longing to be united with all of His children. Including the fathers. In lands where many cultures have a male-dominated society, the member of the family who is often the most difficult to turn toward Jesus are the fathers. We hear countless stories of…

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This is why I’m here.

By medsendmarcomm / June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Torrie B., RN I never thought I would have a friend in such a short time,  being new in a Buddhist country on the other side of the world. But there we were, with a desk and a religion between us but not much more. I loved getting to know everything about her language…

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Can you help me get more faith?

By medsendmarcomm / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dr. J. T.* was running late, and had a long to-do list. His wife was shopping at the local market, and couldn’t carry all of her purchases back to their home (in Asia), so, Dr. J. T. departed in their car, prepared to make a quick trip. When he arrived at the market, he encountered…

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Featured Stories of Hope

God Never Fails.

He hadn’t seen his friend in many months. When Dr. Perry Jansen came into the hospital room, he saw his Malawian friend—emaciated and ill— a stark difference from when he last saw him, only months ...
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Impacting health – and hearts – in Uganda

Praying for Joel. Necrotizing fasciitis – commonly called “flesh-eating disease” – is a medical emergency anywhere. In Bundibugyo, Uganda, it’s a virtual death sentence. Knowing this, MedSend physician Dr. Marc Carrigan was alarmed to diagnose ...
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National physicians give thanks – for YOU!

"Yes, you will be enriched in every way so that you can always be generous. And when we take your gifts to those who need them, they will thank God." 2 Corinthians 9:11   Like ...
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Giving Smiles…Changing Lives

"Jesus lo ama mucho!" (Translation: “Jesus loves you very much!”) In the communities of El Salvador where he serves, Dr. Philippe Gendreau, DDS, is known for greeting everyone he encounters with these joyful words, whether ...
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From Death to Life

"Jesus told her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying.'"  John 11:25 By MedSend physician Elizabeth Elliott, MD It was the worst single day of ...
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Give Us a Hand

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life." Proverbs 13:12 By Deborah Berruti Knight, OT, serving in Niger One of my first patients since returning to Niger has ...
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