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Happy Mother’s Day to Superhero Missionary Moms

May 7, 2021

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, and we’re set to celebrate all that mothers do. Mothers are known for the many hats that they wear; many easily qualify for the title of “SuperMom.” I know mine sure does. Today, I want to tell you about some superhero Moms who are serving on the mission field.…

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Medical Missionaries Train African Doctors for Africa

April 30, 2021

Drs. David and Krichele Jeffcoach have been living and serving in Ethiopia for two years with their three children – Vivienne, Bruce, and Clara. David is a Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon who trains Ethiopian Nationals to become surgeons through the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons. Krichele is a Physician Assistant who also holds…

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Medical Missionary in Honduras: “We See You. We’re Here, and We Will Help”

April 16, 2021

Dr. Judith Blumhofer is a pediatrician, medical missionary, and MedSend grant recipient who has been serving in Honduras for nine years now through Christian Health Services Corp. She is affiliated with Hospital Loma de Luz. Translated, this means “Light on a Hill.” The facility consists of a hospital, bilingual school, and children’s ministry. The footnote…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Sheila Sisela

April 12, 2021
Dr. Shiela Sisela

During the month of March, we’re featuring several MedSend Grant Recipients and National Scholars working in family practice medicine.  Scripture tells us “let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9). As followers of Christ, it’s up to each of us to…

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Meet a MedSend Alumna: Ophthalmologist Wendy Hofman

March 19, 2021
Dr. Wendy Hofman Ophthalmologist

Christian ophthalmology missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by improving both physical and spiritual sight. “The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.” Matthew 11:5 In the United States, eye care is…

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God’s Hand Across a Lifetime: My Path to MedSend

March 15, 2021

In 1993, my wife Linda and I moved to Fairfield, Connecticut. I was with a division of IBM at the time and had been transferred. We left behind both our families as well as our beloved community church. Before we left our home in Washington Crossing, PA, we asked if anyone knew a church in…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Peter Ronald from Kenya

March 12, 2021

We continue reflecting this month on the theme of family practice medicine in the context of Christian healthcare missions.  Scripture tells us “everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” (Ephesians 4:32) and as followers of Christ, it’s up to each one of us to determine who in our communities…

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Meet a Missionary: Dr. Christina Miller

March 8, 2021
Christian family practice missionary Christina Miller

Christian family practice missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by providing care for vulnerable people groups. Dr. Christina Miller is a family practice physician who serves through Christian Health Service Corps in rural Malawi at Nkhoma Mission Hospital. She recently joined a MedSend Virtual World Tour to share her experiences working in one…

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Meet a Missionary: Veterinarian Dr. Daniel Graham

February 19, 2021
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Christian veterinary missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by providing animal care where it’s needed most. “….Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ … gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are His Very Own, eager to do what is good.”…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Loraine Ekisa

February 12, 2021
national scholars

The month of February brings us in the Western world to a season of reflection on the concept of love. At MedSend, our thoughts turn toward what this concept means in the context of global healthcare missions.   Scripture tells us “we love because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Ideally, we use the love…

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