Skip to content

Archive for December 2017

Pitching Our Tent

By Jason Como, MD “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling (pitched His tent) among us.” John 1:14 I was running through the dusty outskirts of town at six this morning when I ran past a “konme” (Haitian grandmother) carrying something on her head when she burst out laughing at me. I was at…

Read More

Biblical Foundations for Healthcare Missions

A video series and bible study curriculum on faith and medicine. [su_row] [su_column size=”1/3″][su_box title=”Session 1″ radius=”2″]The Body: A Biblical History[/su_box] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/3″] [su_box title=”Session 2″ radius=”4″]How Jesus Dealt with Disease[/su_box] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/3″][su_box title=”Session 3″ radius=”2″]The Early Church and Disease[/su_box] [/su_column] [/su_row] Click the links below to download the answer guide and workbook…

Read More

Impacting health – and hearts – in Uganda

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 necrotizing fasciitis as the cause of a spreading blue wound on the hip of his 10-month-old patient, Joel. At the 60-bed government health…

Read More

Counting the Cost

By Bruce Shepherd, PA* Imagine being a 20-year-old man with your world literally at your disposal. God has gifted you with a sharp mind and you were born into a prominent and wealthy family. You could go to university – something very few people in your entire country have the opportunity to do – and…

Read More