A Family Seeks Treatment for Daughter’s Cancer

  Meet MedSend grant recipient Morganne Weeks, PAC Morganne has learned over her three years on the mission field in Ethiopia that being the hands and feet of Jesus to a low resource community extends beyond her training as a healthcare missionary. Treating wounds and disease may be what brought her to a continent far…

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National Scholar Dr. Hansen Chidi Otuneme Answers the Call

When Hansen Chidi Otuneme was 11 years old, his brother was hit by a vehicle and died. The boy needed surgery, but there were no surgeons at the hospital available to help. Today, Otuneme is a MedSend National Scholar and Nigerian surgical resident in the Galmi residency program committed to becoming a desperately needed surgeon…

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The Gospel Strategy of Compassionate Healthcare

“Talk to any pastor in the US and ask them, ‘What would you do with 4000 to 6000 new people per day through the door of your church?’ They would think it was a flight of fancy to imagine something like that,” Jim Ritchie, Senior Vice President, Longevity Project, said with a laugh. “But people…

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Learning to Thrive on the Mission Field

Recently we spoke with Dr. Melissa Molsee, a grant recipient serving at Hospital of Hope in Togo, who shared a message of thanks she wants to pass on to her MedSend family.   It’s not unusual for medical missionaries to occasionally receive spiritual support from pastors and other spiritual authorities, but it is uncommon to…

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The Burden of my Heart Pt 3

A Message from Rick Allen, MedSend President and CEO   MedSend launches The Longevity Project in spring 2023 My previous messages in this series ( Pt 1 and Pt 2)  detailed the events leading up to the creation of this new program when two separate incidents occurred over 10 years ago. The first was the…

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“Why are you different?”

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña Hilda had metastatic cancer and was already at the end of her life when I first met her. Her daughter…

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Christian Influence in our Nation’s Capital: Join us in DC!

We are excited to highlight more wonderful opportunities coming up during our 30th Anniversary Celebration at Museum of the Bible in Washington DC on April 14-15! First, Randy Carey, MedSend’s Senior Vice President of Development & Global Ambassador, will lead a tour of the monuments on Friday, April 14. While serving at the Pentagon in…

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The Burden of My Heart Pt 2

A Message from MedSend President and CEO, Rick Allen   I experienced a transformative moment sitting in a conference room at the Southeast Christian Church, in Louisville, Kentucky. I was attending a session at the Global Mission Healthcare Conference (GMHC) in 2018. The GMHC has been generously sponsored by Southeast Christian Church for many years…

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30th Anniversary Event Speaker Highlight

MedSend is honored to celebrate 30 years of sending almost 700 healthcare missionaries to impact the lives of approximately 4 million people in need of quality, compassionate healthcare with you, our partners, in Washington D.C. this April 14th – 15th. Friday, April 14th will culminate in a reception where you will hear from the FIRST…

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