by Jerry Newcombe, D. Min.
Throughout the centuries, the Christian church has been involved in health care. Jesus healed the sick, showed compassion to the needy, and told us to go and do likewise. Read more.
MedSend’s president and CEO, Rick Allen, will make an appearance this week on the Vocal Point radio show, broadcasted by GraceNetRadio.com. Allen joins host Jerry Newcombe to discuss the long-time work of ministry. Read more.
2017 was a milestone year for the ministry, in more ways that just reaching our 25 year anniversary. Our April 30 press release announces the publishing of our 2017 Annual Report, which details MedSend’s accomplishments last year. Find the press release here.
We are deeply saddened to begin the New Year by reporting that MedSend co-founder Dr. David S. Topazian passed from this life on December 29, 2017. Read more
“As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, I’m pleased to announce the strategic hiring of Dr. Perry Jansen and Morgan Boardman, seasoned professionals who will help shape the future success of this ministry,” said MedSend President & CEO Rick Allen. Read More
“I am pleased to announce the addition of John Simontacchi to our senior development staff,” said MedSend President & CEO, Rick Allen. “John Simontacchi has deep roots in the business community. He has had a successful career in sales and marketing…” Read More
MedSend’s latest online booklet features the heartwarming story of God’s deep love and compassionate care for a West African man named Sambo – and for all like him who suffer deeply because they are shackled by poverty and spiritual oppression. Read More
A tropical storm loomed, but that didn’t stop 98 of the nation’s top healthcare missions leaders from gathering in Charlotte, NC, for the 2016 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit from August 31 to September 2. Read More
MedSend’s new online booklet introduces some of our newest grant recipients and includes compelling stories of the ways MedSend healthcare professionals are ministering to poor and oppressed people throughout the world. Read More
MedSend is pleased to announce that Randy Carey has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Donor Development, and Global Ambassador. Read More
In a rapidly changing global landscape how do Christian healthcare missions stay relevant? This was among the challenges addressed at the 2015 Medical Mission Summit, the second of the annual meetings that MedSend has co-sponsored with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA). Read More
“If God has called you to be a healthcare missionary, you’ll experience one of the most satisfying – and challenging – careers in the world,” says MedSend president Rick Allen. “You’ll be a warrior for God in what may often be difficult circumstances and like any soldier, you’ll need a time of preparation – what the military refers to as ‘boot camp.'” Read More
Under MedSend’s leadership, a working group of healthcare missions experts was brought together to design a research project to investigate how to better equip healthcare missionaries for long-term service. The result of these discussions was the design of the Global Healthcare Workers Needs Assessment (GHWNA) Survey. This survey was administered to career healthcare missionaries who have received financial support from MedSend and also to their organization leaders (MedSend Associates). Read More
In September 2015, more than 100 global healthcare mission leaders – including representatives from 48 MedSend Associates – participated in the 2015 Medical Mission Summit in Louisville. This was the second year that MedSend has co-sponsored this annual event with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA). Read More
With heavy hearts we report the death of MedSend co-founder Daniel Fountain, MD, on February 12, 2013, after a long illness. Dr. Fountain was a general surgeon who had a distinguished career as a medical missionary, health development expert, author and educator. Read More