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Praying Through the Pandemic

March 24, 2020

As followers of Christ, we know that prayer is one of the most powerful weapons we can use in the face of adversity. Prayer requests have been pouring in from all areas in which MedSend grant recipients serve. We are diligently compiling the prayer requests of our MedSend grant recipients who are on the front…

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MedSend National Scholar Heralded as one of the “New Faces of African Medicine”

January 6, 2020

Dr. Alliance Niyukuri, a 2018 MedSend National Scholar graduate, was recently featured in Christianity Today‘s January 6, 2020 issue profiling the changing face of African Medicine. Dr. Niyukuri, a Burundian who completed surgery residency in Gabon, was one of the first residents sponsored by the National Scholar Program. In 2018, Dr. Niyunkuri joined the staff…

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MedSend Announces Major Pledge from Foundation

December 31, 2019

MedSend Announces Major Pledge from Foundation The Stead Family Foundation provides significant gift to healthcare missions support organization DECEMBER 23, 2019– FORT MILL, SC – MedSend, a global healthcare missions organization, today announced a transformational pledge of $2.4 million to be distributed over the next three years. The investment will help ensure that affordable and…

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Blind Matthieu

December 4, 2019

by John Cropsey, MedSend grant recipient and Serge ophthalmologist A couple weeks back I received a call from a long-time missionary in Burundi, Barb Vibbert. She told me about a man named Matthieu who was somewhere in the range of 102 – 104 years old. He was a longtime friend of their family and they…

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The History of Healthcare Missions

June 7, 2019

Have you ever wondered about the origins of modern medical missions? It began with Peter Parker, an American physician, in 1834. Parker was the first modern-day full-time medical missionary to China and was one of the very few foreigners to get invited inland. Foreigners were not allowed to mingle with Chinese people. In 1835 Parker…

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When God Calls

February 14, 2018

The Calling: Stephanie’s Story “[In Sudan], I was in the middle of testing a four-year-old patient’s hearing when it hit me that his profound hearing loss would keep him from hearing the gospel,” Stephanie recalls. “He lives in a place where there is not an opportunity for him to learn sign language and certainly no…

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March 29, 2017

GLOBAL IMPACT FUND FOCUS YOUR SUPPORT BY GIVING TO A SPECIFIC REGION If God has given you a heart for a  particular area of the world, focus  your support on helping more MedSend grantees bring desperately needed healthcare and the love of Christ to these regions. We can even create a customized giving plan just…

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March 29, 2017

FREEDOM TO SERVE FUND GIVE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS FREEDOM TO SERVE IN THEIR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE The astronomical cost of healthcare education in the United States continues to escalate, requiring prospective healthcare missionaries to choose between following the Lord’s calling and dealing with overwhelming medical education debt. But thanks to faithful supporters like you, our healthcare…

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March 28, 2017

HEALTHCARE BUILDERS FUND SUPPORT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AS THEY TRAIN IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES The MedSend nationals program is a groundbreaking opportunity to help Christ-followers in developing countries obtain the advanced medical training they need to serve in their own countries. Grant recipients in Africa, Asia and the Middle East become surgeons, orthopedic specialists and family…

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March 27, 2017

THE FOUNDERS FUND HONOR OUR FOUNDERS BY EQUIPPING FUTURE PROFESSIONALS A FOUNDATION OF FAITH Twenty-five years ago, U.S. mission leaders were alarmed by a worldwide shortage of healthcare missionaries. The high cost of education and overwhelming burden of debt was keeping professionals off the field. Mission hospitals around the world were closing their doors. Drs.…

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