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We’re Thankful for YOU

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 24, 2022 |

This Thanksgiving we are praising God and thanking Him for each of YOU who have joined us in our mission to save lives and ENGAGE the world with God’s love. Over the past 30 years, through your generosity, our estimates show MedSend has provided more than 4 million people in 95 of the world’s least developed…

Choosing Between Moral Injury and Burnout: MedSend Launches a Response to Healthcare Missionary Crisis

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 23, 2022 |

Identifying The Cause Recently, MedSend sponsored The Healthcare Member Care Leadership Summit where we invited the leaders of the member care departments of our largest healthcare mission sending agency partners to discuss innovative ways to address the challenges healthcare missionaries are facing. Over the last decade MedSend has observed increasing numbers of healthcare missionaries returning…

#GivingTuesday Matching Challenge

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 22, 2022 |

One of the most exciting times of the year is one week away!  #GivingTuesday was founded with the sole purpose of simply encouraging people to do good. It’s a global movement that unleashes radical generosity around the world. This #GivingTuesday you can help bring Hope Through Healthcare Missions.  Your donation will help save the lives of…

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Loraine Ekisa Saves a Life

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 21, 2022 |

Dr. Loraine Ekisa is a family physician and National Scholar at AIC Litein Mission Hospital in Kenya. Recently we spoke with Dr. Ekisa, and she told us how important it has been for her training to learn from physicians visiting from the United States. She shared that she has learned “the essence of dedication and…

Balancing on the Tip of a Spear

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 18, 2022 |

Guest written by Kacie Forrest, RN, MedSend Grant Recipient    I dip my hands into the warm soapy water and fish around for the last of the silverware. The pieces clank against one another. Not too many. About ten more of these, and then I’m done.  But then I hear it. A faint knocking at…

Meet National Scholar Dr. Emmanuel Ikwutah

By Kelly@medsend.org | November 16, 2022 |

Dr. Emmanuel Ikwutah, a MedSend National Scholar from Nigeria, witnessed the devastation of those who could not access surgical care because of the shortage of available surgeons and the distance required to travel once a surgeon was found. Nigeria has the largest population in Africa with over 219 million people. The World Health Organization would…

Perfect Picture of Coming Full Circle: National Scholars in Leadership

By Gabrielle Coor | November 8, 2022 |

“My graduates and our students that we’re investing in might become our supervisors, but we all just believe that this is what makes God smile and [He] is applauding the work that’s going on in Kenya.” —Dr. Stephanie Onguka Dr. Faith Lelei, a MedSend National Scholar from Kenya who trained under grant recipient Dr. Stephanie…

Meet Kacie Forrest

By Gabrielle Coor | October 24, 2022 |

Kacie Forrest is a MedSend supported NICU Nurse, serving in rural Uganda at Bundibugyo General Hospital: “My family and I live in Bundibugyo, Uganda. I work at the local government hospital, Bundibugyo General Hospital. A fairly new NICU was built there in the last 5 years and that is where I work now. I see…

Catching up with Dr. Wendy Hofman

By Gabrielle Coor | October 21, 2022 |

Catching up with Dr. Wendy Hofman in Gabon, Africa: When we last heard from Dr. Wendy Hofman, she had just performed eye saving surgery on Mama Mélodie, a 43-year-old local woman who could not afford the surgery needed to reverse her total blindness stemming from cataracts in both eyes. Dr. Hofman continues to make an…

National Scholar, Dr. Armah Wilson, thanks YOU!

By Gabrielle Coor | October 20, 2022 |

“My family is incredibly grateful for the level of spiritual and surgical training I am receiving through MedSend. We are even more grateful to all of you spending immeasurable time praying for us, using your energies and resources to support us and to see us thrive spiritually and surgically. Ministering to the sick and helping…

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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 Allan   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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Help Save the Life of a Child by Donating to MedSend this #GivingTuesday

By Kelly@medsend.org / November 28, 2022 /

A pregnant woman came into the emergency room. Her baby wasn’t moving, and she was afraid something was wrong with her unborn child…    The Need Is Great “Burundi is one of the poorest countries in Africa. It’s one of the poorest countries in the world,” grant recipient Dr. Eli Horn begins. Dr. Horn trains…

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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.

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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 Allan   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

Merry Christmas from MedSend

Wishing you a Merry Christmas full of hope and joy!    
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