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Beauty from Bleakness

April 9, 2020

by Laurie Sanders, Vice President, Development, MedSend As I took a break from my work, I looked out my kitchen window. While I have been at home now, for two weeks, I realized I hadn’t really taken a look at my back garden for quite some time. As I stood there, casting my eyes deep…

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COVID-19 Preparation in Kapsowar

April 8, 2020

Dr. Kyle Jones is a physician serving in Kenya at AIC Kapsowar Mission Hospital. Kenya’s total number of COVID-19 cases are under 100, and are concentrated in the country’s capital, Nairobi. The government has enacted several drastic measures in order to protect Kenyan citizens, including closing of schools, and a nightly curfew. In this video,…

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Resurrection Hope

April 8, 2020

by Rev. Doug Christgau, Global Healthcare Missions Ambassador, MedSend There’s an unlikely connection between Easter and becoming engaged to my wife, Christine, which occurred over 50 years ago! Since my marriage, humanly speaking, was going to be the greatest triumph of my life, I wanted to become engaged to Christine on the day of greatest…

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The Resurrection Victory

April 6, 2020

by John Simontacchi, Senior Vice President, Development, MedSend I am so blessed and privileged to share the hope we have in my following devotion: The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is central to salvation and eternal life in Jesus Christ for those who believe! (1 Corinthians 15:20-28) Jesus Christ was fully man, fully…

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Our God is Always Stronger

April 3, 2020

As the fight against the novel coronavirus rages on in the United States, MedSend has been checking in with our grant recipients who are serving here in the U.S. Due to their work with some of the country’s most vulnerable populations, these healthcare professionals have a true front line view of the how the virus…

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No Longer Immune

April 3, 2020

by Dr. Sheryl Uyeda, surgeon and MedSend grant recipient serving in Papua New Guinea How quickly the world can change in just a few short weeks! I’m sure you are all feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and Papua New Guinea is no longer immune. The first imported case in PNG was reported on…

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Coronavirus or Starve

April 3, 2020

by S., a MedSend grant recipient serving in South Asia Please pray for the poor in this country at this time. Even though I have been telling our friends for several days now that the inevitable was coming (closed shops, closed public transportation, etc.), no one seemed to believe me. Yesterday was the last day…

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In the Face of the Storm

April 1, 2020

written by Lauren and Derek Webber, serving in Chogoria, Kenya (shared from their blog, Webbers in Africa)     MedSend grant recipient Derek Webber is a Physician Assistant serving in Chogoria, Kenya. He and his wife, Lauren have served in Kenya since 2016. In his role at PCEA Chogoria Hospital, Derek (back row, far left)…

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COVID-19 Prayer Update- March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll in countries around the world, MedSend healthcare professionals continue to provide updates and prayer requests from the…

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The Price of Garlic

March 25, 2020

by David and Krichele Jeffcoach, serving in Ethiopia One thing is for certain. Our lives have changed in the last few days as a result of a few positive tests. Ethiopia has mandated that all schools let out for two weeks, shops are starting to close, the price of garlic (not toilet paper) has gone up,…

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