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Meet a Missionary: Veterinarian Dr. Daniel Graham

By Rick Allen / February 19, 2021 /
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Christian veterinary missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by providing animal care where it’s needed most. “….Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ … gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are His Very Own, eager to do what is good.”…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Loraine Ekisa

By Rick Allen / February 12, 2021 /
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The month of February brings us in the Western world to a season of reflection on the concept of love. At MedSend, our thoughts turn toward what this concept means in the context of global healthcare missions.   Scripture tells us “we love because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Ideally, we use the love…

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Christian Medical and Dental Association Announces 2021 Virtual Convention

By Rick Allen / February 10, 2021 /
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The Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) has announced that their annual national convention will be virtual this year. The event will take place April 29-May 1, 2021. The theme this year is “Courage Through the Crisis: Stories From the Front Lines.” The Christian Medical & Dental Associations’ National Convention is the largest gathering of…

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MedSend CEO Rick Allen to Lead Medical Missions Panel

By Rick Allen / February 4, 2021 /
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MedSend CEO Rick Allen will lead a panel entitled, “The Future of Medical Missions and Medical Workers,” hosted by Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) on February 16th at 7 PM EST. Allen will speak about the changes that are occurring in the mission field. He will explain how they impact medical professionals who wish to serve…

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The MedSend Longevity Project

By Rick Allen / February 3, 2021 /
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The challenges facing missionary healthcare providers started long before Ebola and COVID-19. One of MedSend’s founders, Dr. Dan Fountain, was quite familiar with the unique set of difficulties they faced. Willing to share his firsthand knowledge and wisdom, he taught a class for those who were preparing to go into the mission field. The instruction…

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Meet the Medical Missionaries: Unnamed Heroes

By Rick Allen / February 3, 2021 /
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MedSend staff regularly receive stories from medical missionaries in the field. Stories of healing miracles, of the bright light of the Gospel shining forth in darkness, of disciples of Jesus bringing the Great Commission to life as they “go out and make disciples.”  We wish we could share them with you. But, all too often,…

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MedSend Alumnus to Speak at Medical Missions Conference

By Rick Allen / January 26, 2021 /
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Dr. Ben Roberts, a MedSend grant alumnus, will be speaking at the upcoming 2021 Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference. Held virtually this year, the event’s purpose is to “help people connect with others, be inspired, and find their mission.” The conference will focus primarily on global health and medical missions but will also include content…

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Meet the MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Stephen Thigu

By Rick Allen / January 14, 2021 /
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The beginning of the new year is symbolic of many things: A fresh start. A clean slate. A time to reflect, renew, and resolve to do better. In this context, we give the word “new” a positive connotation.  As 2020 showed us, just because it was a new year, it didn’t mean that it would…

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The Hope of The Christmas Star

By Rick Allen / December 23, 2020 /
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“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” Tonight, when we look up into the night sky, we may be able to witness the “Great Conjunction of 2020.” Jupiter and Saturn will draw…

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Where is the Hope?

By Rick Allen / December 15, 2020 /
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The foundations of humanity seem to be at a point of collapse. However, I am reminded of Matthew 24:6-9: “You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. These things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.… All these are the beginning of birth…

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Featured Stories of Hope

MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

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Update from MedSend Grant Recipient Catherine Hodge: From Malawi to Ukraine

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Medical Missions Podcast: The Need for Healthcare Professionals in Global Missions

In this episode of the Global Missions Podcast, Rev. Doug Christgau, our Global Healthcare Missions Ambassador, speaks to the need for healthcare professionals around the world. This interview includes discussion on some of the obstacles ...
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MedSend to the World: Michelle Kiprop on Going Sooner and Staying Longer

Michelle Kiprop is a Family Nurse Practitioner serving in Kenya. Hear firsthand how support from MedSend has made it possible for her to go to the mission field sooner and has helped make her work ...
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