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“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6



 

Please pray with us!

As healthcare professionals on the mission field, MedSend grant recipients are dedicated to improving and saving lives.

Yet, since they serve in such underserved areas of the world, these care providers also have to deal with the pain of losing patients... patients who might have been saved if more resources were available.

Prayer is critical to MedSend healthcare professionals for so many reasons, beyond dealing with the loss of a patient.

Serving on the mission field has its own  trials and struggle.  This is why prayer is such a critical type of support for these missionaries.

It helps to have as many people praying as possible. Please join us!

 

Why This Matters

The situation is dire on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), the world needs seven million more healthcare professionals to meet for a minimum standard of patient care worldwide. 57 countries are at a crisis point, with fewer than 2.3 nurses, doctors and other medical personnel for every 1,000 people – too few to deliver even the most basic level of care. And the gap between number of patients and number of healthcare professionals is poised only to grow.

What MedSend is Doing About It

  • Bringing Hope to the World

    Mobilizing Healthcare Workers to Serve Around the World (freeing them up and removing the greatest barrier)

  • Giving Hope to the People in the Field

    Providing Medical Training and Discipleship while Caring and Encouraging the Person

Healthcare remains the only form of access as a Christian witness in many countries.

Your gift helps activate the movement of God's people to the field. Will you join us in ensuring that eager Christ-following health professionals are able to serve the Lord through global healthcare missions?

Featured Stories of Hope

Blind Matthieu

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 ...
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Waiting for Light in Burundi

by Dr. Eric McLaughlin, Serge family medicine physician and MedSend grant recipient (republished from the blog at serge.org) One of the great things about the church calendar is the annual reminder of things that we ...
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A Mother’s Hope

"In this society, a woman’s entire value is wrapped up in her ability to bear children. If she doesn’t have kids it is grounds for divorce legally and so a lot of women are very ...
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So That None Should Perish

by Pauline Kilroy*, MedSend grant recipient As a child, I took God's commission for all to go and make disciples of all nations literally and as a command for me to physically go. (Matthew 28:19-20) ...
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Celebrating the Wins

by Dr. Andrea Parker, MedSend Surgeon serving in Kenya Working as a surgeon at Tenwek is difficult. Our patients often wait to seek treatment until the illness or disease has been going on for some ...
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John’s Story

By Carson Abrams*, MedSend grant recipient serving in North Africa John* has been coming to therapy for years.  He has severe cerebral palsy and requires assistance for every component of living - he is unable ...
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