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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
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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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Meet the Medical Missionaries: Unnamed Heroes

February 3, 2021
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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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Meet the MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Stephen Thigu

January 14, 2021
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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

December 23, 2020
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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?

December 15, 2020
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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

December 11, 2020

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

December 8, 2020

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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“Just Breathe:” Missionaries Face COVID-19 Outbreak in Mexico

December 5, 2020

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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Creation of the MedSend National Scholars Program

December 1, 2020

This is the second post in a series by MedSend CEO Rick Allen. Read the first post here: Medical Missions are Changing: How Fast Must We Move?  The ambush and martyrdom of Tom Little and eight other healthcare missionaries in 2010 significantly impacted my vision of healthcare missionaries. Their deaths made me realize the potential…

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