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Living Hope: In Anticipation of Resurrection Sunday

By Amber Murdock / April 11, 2020 /

by Morgan Boardman, Chief Development Officer, MedSend Key Scripture:  1 Peter 3:3,4 (CSB) “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of his great mercy, he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and into an inheritance that is imperishable,…

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COVID-19 Preparation at Bongolo

By Amber Murdock / April 10, 2020 /

MedSend grant recipients Zach and Jen O’Connor are surgeons serving in Gabon. We reached out to them to find out more about the COVID-19 preparations at their hospital. Dr. Jen reports: “In Gabon, there are  21 cases in the capitol. Our hospital has put a huge plan into place as well as an area to…

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Questions

By Amber Murdock / April 10, 2020 /

by Randy Carey, Senior Vice President, Development & Global Ambassador, MedSend In my lifetime, I have never seen an event that has impacted the world like this one.  Putting someone on the moon was pretty amazing, but did not impact everyone in the world like this pandemic.  I don’t know your present circumstances or the…

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Beauty from Bleakness

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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

By Amber Murdock / 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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