MedSend

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What We Do

MedSend makes it possible for highly qualified and dedicated Christian healthcare professionals to bring healthcare – and the good news of Jesus’ love – to people in need around the world. MedSend healthcare professionals staff and run mission hospitals and rural clinics and are involved in community health education and training and mentoring Christian caregivers.

How We Do It

For MedSend healthcare professionals from the U.S., we provide grants that remove the obstacle of educational debt and specialized training to equip them for the unique challenges they face. For MedSend Nationals healthcare professionals, our grants help them get advanced medical training, Christian mentoring and leadership training.

Why We Do It

To a world reeling with physical and spiritual suffering, MedSend healthcare professionals bring the best healthcare education and training our society has to offer. And they bring the only true power to change hearts and lives: God’s love.

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Going Deeper

Living cross-culturally is a near constant school in the wonder of how others think, feel, and process differently. The lessons abound, the perspectives shape us, and the yet there is the sense (and truth) that we will always be “other.” One arena where we feel most alien is in collective vs. individual thought. We have so much to learn about how our people view community. To illustrate how extremely essential it is for them: in interviews done by others, the great majority of our people agreed with the statement that they would rather go to hell with their families than go to heaven without them.

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There are not many times that I feel that you desire medical stories and testimonies of my days in medicine here at Kijabe. In fact, most of you who read our blog are not “medical” at all and I fear you would find these stories boring or confusing. But some stories need to be told, especially when there is nothing “medical” to explain what happened.

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“The last several weeks have been full of tragedies, both here in the US and around the world. Death, disease, hatred, anger and frustration seem to fill our lives and can be overwhelming. If I have learned anything from these events, I have learned that we all need to show more love to everyone and begin to live as though we really do care about the people around us. This love must be unconditional and be simply love. You can each be a light in your community but you have to stretch yourselves. I hope that today’s story will be a challenge for you as it was for me.”

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Testimonials

Since Christian Veterinary Mission joined MedSend in 2004, CVM has been blessed by the partnership MedSend provides to help in mobilizing veterinary professionals. Not only have they helped to relieve the burden of educational debt on our missionaries, but they also have provided wise counsel to candidates on how to minimize and manage debt prior to going on the field.

I am so grateful for the support of MedSend.  Words cannot describe how great of a blessing this it to our family.  There was someone who prayed for me six years ago that said who God would completely take care of my student loans.  This grant is an answer to six years of prayers.  Most importantly, there will be so many lives changed because of your help.

I am officially a MedSend grant recipient.  Do you know what this   means? This means that when you can’t afford to, there may be other people who can afford to lift you up. Due to the hard work that MedSend puts into getting donations, we now don’t have to worry about making my monthly loan payments while we are in Guatemala. The generous people who donate to MedSend have us covered.

This year has been another year of profound changes and turmoil in the world at large and at home.  I love MedSend because through it, I can engage the world beyond me in a way that offers people not only healthcare that they would not otherwise have, but also the opportunity for true healing and wholeness that comes only through faith in Jesus Christ.