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By medsenddev | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on

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…

By medsenddev | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on

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…

By medsenddev | March 28, 2017 | Comments Off on

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…

By medsenddev | March 27, 2017 | Comments Off on

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.…

The Place God Calls You To

By medsenddev | February 23, 2017 |

Over the last few days, I’ve been quiet and reflective about life here in Egbe and happenings around the hospital. It is one thing to know basic statistics about a place and another thing to live them day to day. I know many medical facts especially related to mothers and babies. In any Nigerian town with 1,000 children being born annually, 124 of these children do not make it their fifth birthday. So, what is the reality of these numbers?

Celebrating Happy Endings

By medsenddev | January 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Celebrating Happy Endings

By Dr. Andrea Parker, MD, MedSend surgeon serving in Kenya I have been struck with a sense of gratitude for this work that God allows me to be a part of. Working here can be hard…really hard. Sometimes the losses and perceived failures add up. As surgeons, we tend to be rather hard on ourselves,…

Give Us a Hand

By medsenddev | December 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Give Us a Hand

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 By Deborah Berruti Knight, OT, serving in Niger One of my first patients since returning to Niger has been a young man named H.A. who was transferred to our hospital after a severe electrical burn.  While our surgeons…

Christmas – A Celebration of Life

By medsenddev | December 24, 2016 |

“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that shall be for all people.” (Luke 2:10) By Judith Blumhofer, MD On Sunday morning, Angelito was crawling around the house as I savored a cup of coffee. We were enjoying a relaxed morning – just about the only one where nothing was…

Hope for a Little One

By medsenddev | December 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Hope for a Little One

“…with God all things are possible.” Matthew 1:26 By Mike Ganey, MD The page from our hospital’s head nurse was urgent: A hospital was calling to send us a very sick newborn girl. She was only 2 kg (4.4 lb) and had been vomiting since she was born three days before. The transfer was arranged…

In the midst of tragedy… Finding Harambe and Hope

By medsenddev | December 15, 2016 | Comments Off on In the midst of tragedy… Finding Harambe and Hope

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18   God, please make it light. Even as he prayed for an easy workload, MedSend orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Galat, MD, knew God might have other…

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“Why are you different?”

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 30, 2023 /

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña Hilda had metastatic cancer and was already at the end of her life when I first met her. Her daughter…

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Christian Influence in our Nation’s Capital: Join us in DC!

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 24, 2023 /

We are excited to highlight more wonderful opportunities coming up during our 30th Anniversary Celebration at Museum of the Bible in Washington DC on April 14-15! First, Randy Carey, MedSend’s Senior Vice President of Development & Global Ambassador, will lead a tour of the monuments on Friday, April 14. While serving at the Pentagon in…

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The Burden of My Heart Pt 2

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 20, 2023 /

A Message from MedSend President and CEO, Rick Allen   I experienced a transformative moment sitting in a conference room at the Southeast Christian Church, in Louisville, Kentucky. I was attending a session at the Global Mission Healthcare Conference (GMHC) in 2018. The GMHC has been generously sponsored by Southeast Christian Church for many years…

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30th Anniversary Event Speaker Highlight

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 11, 2023 /

MedSend is honored to celebrate 30 years of sending almost 700 healthcare missionaries to impact the lives of approximately 4 million people in need of quality, compassionate healthcare with you, our partners, in Washington D.C. this April 14th – 15th. Friday, April 14th will culminate in a reception where you will hear from the FIRST…

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The Burden of My Heart in 2023

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 5, 2023 /

A message from Rick Allen, MedSend President and CEO   Happy New Year! The staff at MedSend will be praying for you throughout this new year. We meet every Monday morning as a team to pray for one another, our faithful partners, and the missionaries in the field. If you send us prayer requests, we…

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We Can’t Wait To See You in 2023!

By Kelly@medsend.org / January 2, 2023 /

Exciting plans are underway for 2023 and we don’t want you to miss any of the incredible opportunities ahead. We eagerly anticipate all God is going to do in the year ahead and look forward to celebrating with you! APRIL 14-15, 2023: MedSend 30th Anniversary Celebration in Washington, D.C.  Experience an incredible weekend celebrating 30…

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Merry Christmas from MedSend

By Kelly@medsend.org / December 24, 2022 /

Wishing you a Merry Christmas full of hope and joy!    

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Hope for Burundi

By Kelly@medsend.org / December 19, 2022 /

The roughly 12 million people of Burundi suffer greatly from malnutrition, malaria, and tuberculosis. In September of 2022, Kibuye Hope Hospital in Rural Burundi opened its surgical training program. It is the only Christ centered residency program in the entire country. This breakthrough has been years in the making and is the culmination of the…

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National Scholars Called to the Mission Field

By Kelly@medsend.org / December 12, 2022 /

  A MISSIONARY TO HER OWN PEOPLE The MedSend National Scholars program is experiencing a profound shift as these doctors graduate from their training in Christian-based programs. They are feeling called to the mission field right in their home countries as they see the desperation for quality, accessible care–practiced with compassion and a holistic, spiritual…

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Baby Rosita

By Kelly@medsend.org / December 5, 2022 /

Meet MedSend Grant Recipient Amie Bockstahler, RN It is a marvel how people can live and survive in some of the bleakest environments. In these places, poverty relentlessly devours hope and life until nothing is left but hollow emptiness. But God: He is sending highly skilled professionals to provide comfort and healing. One such professional…

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Get Involved by Giving Now

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

“Why are you different?”

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña ...
Read More

Christian Influence in our Nation’s Capital: Join us in DC!

We are excited to highlight more wonderful opportunities coming up during our 30th Anniversary Celebration at Museum of the Bible in Washington DC on April 14-15! First, Randy Carey, MedSend’s Senior Vice President of Development ...
Read More

The Burden of My Heart Pt 2

A Message from MedSend President and CEO, Rick Allen   I experienced a transformative moment sitting in a conference room at the Southeast Christian Church, in Louisville, Kentucky. I was attending a session at the ...
Read More

30th Anniversary Event Speaker Highlight

MedSend is honored to celebrate 30 years of sending almost 700 healthcare missionaries to impact the lives of approximately 4 million people in need of quality, compassionate healthcare with you, our partners, in Washington D.C. ...
Read More

The Burden of My Heart in 2023

A message from Rick Allen, MedSend President and CEO   Happy New Year! The staff at MedSend will be praying for you throughout this new year. We meet every Monday morning as a team to ...
Read More

We Can’t Wait To See You in 2023!

Exciting plans are underway for 2023 and we don’t want you to miss any of the incredible opportunities ahead. We eagerly anticipate all God is going to do in the year ahead and look forward ...
Read More

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