Pandemic-Frontline

The Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) has announced that their annual national convention will be virtual this year. The event will take place April 29-May 1, 2021. The theme this year is “Courage Through the Crisis: Stories From the Front Lines.” The Christian Medical & Dental Associations’ National Convention is the largest gathering of…

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medical missions panel

MedSend CEO Rick Allen will lead a panel entitled, “The Future of Medical Missions and Medical Workers,” hosted by Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) on February 16th at 7 PM EST. Allen will speak about the changes that are occurring in the mission field. He will explain how they impact medical professionals who wish to serve…

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Dr. Ben Roberts, a MedSend grant alumnus, will be speaking at the upcoming 2021 Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference. Held virtually this year, the event’s purpose is to “help people connect with others, be inspired, and find their mission.” The conference will focus primarily on global health and medical missions but will also include content…

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national scholars

The beginning of the new year is symbolic of many things: A fresh start. A clean slate. A time to reflect, renew, and resolve to do better. In this context, we give the word “new” a positive connotation.  As 2020 showed us, just because it was a new year, it didn’t mean that it would…

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christmas star

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” Tonight, when we look up into the night sky, we may be able to witness the “Great Conjunction of 2020.” Jupiter and Saturn will draw…

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Are you ready for the good news from 2020? Collectively, we are doing more, giving more, and praying more. When faced with uncertainty and a worldwide crisis, people are responding in these three ways.  In 2020, we’ve helped our neighbors, increased our charitable giving, and prayed more than ever before. Doing More Increased restrictions on…

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Last year at this time, we were celebrating the graduation of the first MedSend National Scholars from the family medicine residency at Kabarak University. That class of graduates was not only the inaugural class of a new residency program, but it was also the first class wholly sponsored by MedSend.  This fall, amid a global pandemic, we approved six new family medicine residents at Kabarak as MedSend National Scholars. We continue to see how the Holy Spirit is moving through national believers in…

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Willy and Jessee Bustinza are medical missionaries serving in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. They serve in a remote region there with their two young daughters, 3-year-old Lucy and 10-month-old Caroline.  The Bustinzas recently spent time with MedSend during our World Tour event in November, sharing about their experiences over the past year. At the…

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Dr. Sara Phipps says that if you asked her back in college (during the ’90s) if she would someday be a missionary, she would have said you were crazy. As a new believer back then, she was just beginning to learn how to “live like a Christian.” She knew she wanted to make a difference…

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givingtuesday

MedSend will join with other nonprofit organizations in participating in GivingTuesday this year. Held annually on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the event is designed to inspire generosity around the world. People are encouraged to connect with a cause that matters to them and offer whatever resources they can. According to the founders of GivingTuesday,…

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