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UNLOCKING THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL HEALTHCARE MISSIONS: A Long-term Vision for Healthcare Missions Development

February 12, 2024

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. —Matthew 9:35   To preach and heal is the evangelistic model that Jesus laid out before us. It is the model of today’s global healthcare…

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MedSend 2023 Annual Report

January 30, 2024

We are pleased to share that MedSend’s Annual Report for 2023 is now available for download [here]. We encourage you to take a look and see the impact of your gifts in 2023. Thank you to our compassionate family of donors who make the ministry of MedSend possible! Your gifts are crucial to breaking down barriers and…

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Practical Help and Spiritual Hope

January 15, 2024

In the front row of the training sat five Toposa men from the region of Narmopus, a little village that stares at a huge plateau where cattle are grazed in the dry season. It is remote, even for South Sudan, and when it rains vehicles can’t move because of the mud.  The only time MedSend…

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Treating Trauma in Children

December 18, 2023

MedSend grant recipient Samantha Lang-Kettle* never thought she wanted to work with children. There are unique challenges to working with children, in any capacity. Yet over her years as a trauma therapist serving in difficult and sometimes dangerous countries, the Lord keeps bringing children across her path.     An Opportunity “Recently I met a…

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MedSend Grant Recipients Receive Academic Global Surgeon Award

December 4, 2023

Grant recipients Robert and Andrea Parker are surgeons who have been serving at TenWek Hospital in rural Kenya for nearly 10 years. They are an inspiring example of how Western healthcare missionaries impact patients, hospitals, communities, countries, and even entire continents not only through their faith-focused medical care but also through the training they provide…

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Grant Recipient Impact in a Closed Country

November 13, 2023

Many MedSend grant recipients serve in closed countries where they risk their safety by speaking the name of Jesus. The faith and courage they display as they deliver compassionate, whole-person care while sharing their faith is inspiring. DT*, a MedSend grant recipient serving in a closed country, shared with us about a recent experience she…

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Innovative Strategy for the Future of Healthcare Missions

November 6, 2023

“One of the things I am very passionate about in terms of engaging nationals is to challenge them to consider themselves as missionaries and to really actively ask themselves, how am I using this skill as an opportunity to spread the word of God?”    Dr. Faith Lelei is a MedSend National Scholar and family…

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The Longevity Project Makes an Impact

October 30, 2023

For over 30 years, MedSend has created a way for U.S. healthcare professionals to bypass financial barriers tied to their education, allowing them to work in underserved areas. The Longevity Project now ensures their well-being, providing holistic support that covers professional, spiritual, and relational health. It’s not easy to go abroad, bring your family, and…

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The Story of What God Did: Turnarounds and Transitions with MedSend CEO Rick Allen Part 4

August 24, 2023

Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Read Part 3   PART 4:  Looking to the Future    “When you fight God in the middle of transformation, as long as it’s God-ordained, you’re going to lose.”    “MedSend is about the missionaries and the missionaries are about God,” MedSend CEO Rick Allen explains. He sees MedSend…

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The Story of What God Did: Turnarounds and Transitions with MedSend CEO Rick Allen

August 14, 2023

PART 1: “Lord, what am I doing here?”    “I wasn’t a missionary. I wasn’t a healthcare professional. And I don’t particularly like hospitals.”    August 2023 marks the 15th anniversary of CEO Rick Allen joining the staff of MedSend. While he wasn’t officially involved for the first 16 years of MedSend’s ministry, Rick’s history…

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