Below you will find a number of resources including articles, videos, classes and book recommendations designed to keep you informed and open your eyes to the diverse way God is using medical missions to impact this world.
Money Management for Students
Healthcare training doesn't have to bury you under a mountain of educational debt. That's the message in the new 60-minute video presentation by Dr. David Topazian, MedSend's founder and President Emeritus. Dr. Topazian explains how to budget, manage credit and minimize borrowing.
While geared for those called to healthcare missions, the video presents biblical principles of money management that would benefit anyone concerned about the high cost of education. View Money Management for Students now.
Workshop for Christian Health and Development Professionals
The workshop enables Christian health and community development personnel to help people improve their own health, agriculture, and nutrition through understanding and applying scientific, biblical and culturally appropriate principles, and making behavior changes necessary for transformational development. For additional information click here.
Distance Learning Course
A Team Approach to Caring for the Whole Person
This course presents a scientifically based and biblically wholistic approach to caring for sick persons as whole persons. This approach combines the best of medical care, psycho-social care or ‘cure of the soul’, and spiritual care. It stresses the importance of developing a team approach to this comprehensive care so that it can occur in one clinical setting. It also describes how to train spiritual caregivers to function as members of the clinical team. To participate click here.
Is the Lord calling you to medical missions?
If you are considering serving in medical missions, be sure to listen to Dr. Russ White’s inspiring presentation entitled “Take the Hill” from a recent Global Missions Health Conference presentation in Louisville, KY. Use the audio controls below to listen.
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Financial Stewardship for Children
Good financial management requires discipline. This program helps children establish good financial habits leading to a lifetime of Disciplined Financial Management. For additional information click here
Preach and Heal
by Charles Fielding MD
Dr. Fielding is a well-known authority on the subject of reaching the lost by both preaching and healing – including unreached people groups in some of the most restricted access areas in the world. Using research, scripture and his own field experience, Dr. Fielding makes a compelling argument that Jesus intends for his followers to make disciples by preaching the gospel while simultaneously demonstrating God’s love. To order click here.
by David Stevens MD
An intriguingly fresh glimpse of Jesus from the unique perspective of a contemporary doctor examining and learning from the Great Physician. To order click here.
Miracle At Tenwek
by Gregg Lewis
Ernie Steury's remarkable life and ministry as a medical missionary in Tenwek, Kenya, is recounted in this compelling biography. A humble Indiana farm boy, Ernie built one of the most successful medical mission facilities in the world. Ernie's influence, however, went beyond tending to physical needs. Not content merely to heal bodies, Ernie sought to change lives as well through the ministry of the Gospel. Through the story of Ernie Steury, readers will be inspired to follow his example as dedicated servants of a loving, living God who is anxious to show the world what great things He can accomplish with an individual totally committed to Him. To order click here
Giving Wisely: Killing with Kindness or Empowering Lasting Transformation?
by Jonathan Martin
Is the money we are giving causing more harm than good? Jonathan Martin challenges readers to consider the unintended negative impact that our gifts can have on communities. A former missionary who is now a missions pastor, Martin offers timeless principles we can apply to ensure that our giving accomplishes God’s purposes both in our lives and in the lives of those whose lives depend on our wise giving. To order click here.