Christian Medical and Dental Association Announces 2021 Virtual Convention

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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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MedSend CEO Rick Allen to Lead Medical Missions Panel

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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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The MedSend Longevity Project

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The challenges facing missionary healthcare providers started long before Ebola and COVID-19. One of MedSend’s founders, Dr. Dan Fountain, was quite familiar with the unique set of difficulties they faced. Willing to share his firsthand knowledge and wisdom, he taught a class for those who were preparing to go into the mission field. The instruction…

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Meet the Medical Missionaries: Unnamed Heroes

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MedSend staff regularly receive stories from medical missionaries in the field. Stories of healing miracles, of the bright light of the Gospel shining forth in darkness, of disciples of Jesus bringing the Great Commission to life as they “go out and make disciples.”  We wish we could share them with you. But, all too often,…

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MedSend Alumnus to Speak at Medical Missions Conference

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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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Meet the MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Stephen Thigu

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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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The Hope of The Christmas Star

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“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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Where is the Hope?

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The foundations of humanity seem to be at a point of collapse. However, I am reminded of Matthew 24:6-9: “You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. These things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.… All these are the beginning of birth…

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2020 Charitable Giving: We are a Nation of Givers

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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Meet the MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Annette Onyongo

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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