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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
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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
Unnamed-Heroes

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
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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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
nutse praying

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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