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Biblical Foundations for Healthcare Missions

By medsenddev | December 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Biblical Foundations for Healthcare Missions

A video series and bible study curriculum on faith and medicine. [su_row] [su_column size=”1/3″][su_box title=”Session 1″ radius=”2″]The Body: A Biblical History[/su_box] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/3″] [su_box title=”Session 2″ radius=”4″]How Jesus Dealt with Disease[/su_box] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/3″][su_box title=”Session 3″ radius=”2″]The Early Church and Disease[/su_box] [/su_column] [/su_row] Click the links below to download the answer guide and workbook…

Impacting health – and hearts – in Uganda

By medsenddev | December 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Impacting health – and hearts – in Uganda

Necrotizing fasciitis – commonly called “flesh-eating disease” – is a medical emergency anywhere. In Bundibugyo, Uganda, it’s a virtual death sentence. Knowing this, MedSend physician Dr. Marc Carrigan was alarmed to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis as the cause of a spreading blue wound on the hip of his 10-month-old patient, Joel. At the 60-bed government health…

Counting the Cost

By medsenddev | December 7, 2017 |

By Bruce Shepherd, PA* Imagine being a 20-year-old man with your world literally at your disposal. God has gifted you with a sharp mind and you were born into a prominent and wealthy family. You could go to university – something very few people in your entire country have the opportunity to do – and…

Humbled by His Perfect Timing

By medsenddev | November 30, 2017 |

  By Peter Stockton, MD It was a typical call night. Rainy. Muggy. At 7:00 p.m., I got called into the hospital right in the middle of putting the girls to bed. I had been on call every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for a month straight and it was getting old. I rode my motorcycle…

National physicians give thanks – for YOU!

By medsenddev | November 16, 2017 | Comments Off on National physicians give thanks – for YOU!

“Yes, you will be enriched in every way so that you can always be generous. And when we take your gifts to those who need them, they will thank God.” 2 Corinthians 9:11   Like MedSend grant recipients from the U.S., MedSend National grant recipients are eager to answer God’s call to serve – and…

Giving Smiles…Changing Lives

By medsenddev | October 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Giving Smiles…Changing Lives

“Jesus lo ama mucho!” (Translation: “Jesus loves you very much!”) In the communities of El Salvador where he serves, Dr. Philippe Gendreau, DDS, is known for greeting everyone he encounters with these joyful words, whether at the grocery store, the mall or even in the street. But for this MedSend dentist, the message goes beyond…

Support Your Passion!

By medsenddev | September 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Support Your Passion!

In celebration of MedSend’s 25th anniversary, we are pleased to offer our Giving Guide, which presents exciting new ways to partner with us in extending God’s love through global healthcare missions. GO TO THE GIVING GUIDE        

I saw the Gospel today.

By medsenddev | September 11, 2017 |

By Stephanie Cox, Au.D. I met 2-year-old Joshua today. As a result of a difficult labor and oxygen deprivation at birth, he has cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment and he is blind. His parents brought him in to see me because they thought he was also deaf, but today’s test showed otherwise. When I delivered…

From Death to Life

By medsenddev | August 23, 2017 | Comments Off on From Death to Life

“Jesus told her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying.’”  John 11:25 By MedSend physician Elizabeth Elliott, MD It was the worst single day of obstetrics that I have ever experienced. Just about every complication of pregnancy that I know was in my little jungle…

Wish Dr. Topazian a Happy Birthday!

By medsenddev | July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Wish Dr. Topazian a Happy Birthday!

Please use the form below to send a birthday greeting to Dr. Topazian by July 25, 2017. You may send photos or illustrations to alexis@medsend.org. Or if you wish to mail a card, send it by July 23 to: MedSend, 999 Oronoque Lane, Stratford, Ct 06614. Thank you! [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field…

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