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Following in Jesus’ footsteps

By medsenddev / September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was very inspired by MedSend grant recipients Jane Weaver, MD, and Andrew and Stephanie (MD) Ongukas’ deep love for the people they minister to. When I asked Stephanie how she felt about beginning her outreach into a Nairobi slum (was she nervous, scared?) … her only response was “excited.” As she begins her ministry…

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2017-2018: MedSend’s Milestone Year

By medsenddev / August 7, 2018 / Comments Off on 2017-2018: MedSend’s Milestone Year
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Isaac’s Hope

By medsendmarcomm / June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Deborah Berruti Knight, OT We had a visiting specialist from the US come to West Africa to perform surgery on a number of unique cases that had been set aside for her.  One case, specifically, was a young man named Isaac*, whom we estimated to be around 20 years old. Isaac’s mouth had been…

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“You helped me… before it was too late.”

By medsendmarcomm / June 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Melissa E., PA “Can you help my brother?” It was a question from a young boy who regularly comes to our house for breakfast as his family is extremely poor. “His thumb is hurt.” I agreed to look, assuming it would be a simple wound.  Needless to say, I was shocked when this young…

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He is a good, good Father.

By medsendmarcomm / June 15, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Team MedSend Throughout the 10/40 window, God, the Father, is longing to be united with all of His children. Including the fathers. In lands where many cultures have a male-dominated society, the member of the family who is often the most difficult to turn toward Jesus are the fathers. We hear countless stories of…

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This is why I’m here.

By medsendmarcomm / June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Torrie B., RN I never thought I would have a friend in such a short time,  being new in a Buddhist country on the other side of the world. But there we were, with a desk and a religion between us but not much more. I loved getting to know everything about her language…

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Can you help me get more faith?

By medsendmarcomm / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dr. J. T.* was running late, and had a long to-do list. His wife was shopping at the local market, and couldn’t carry all of her purchases back to their home (in Asia), so, Dr. J. T. departed in their car, prepared to make a quick trip. When he arrived at the market, he encountered…

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MedSend News – 5.1.2018 – Rick Allen on Vocal Point Radio Show

By medsenddev / May 1, 2018 / Comments Off on MedSend News – 5.1.2018 – Rick Allen on Vocal Point Radio Show

MedSend’s Rick Allen Makes Appearance on Vocal Point Radio Show May 1, 2018– MedSend’s president and CEO, Rick Allen, will make an appearance this week on the Vocal Point radio show, broadcasted by GraceNetRadio.com. Allen joins Vocal Point host Jerry Newcombe to discuss the work of the MedSend ministry, and the more than 25 year…

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MedSend News

By medsenddev / April 30, 2018 / Comments Off on MedSend News

MedSend Releases 2017 Annual Report  Healthcare mission support organization concludes milestone year in 2017  April 30, 2018– STRATFORD, CT –MedSend, a non-profit ministry today announced the release of its 2017 Annual Report. The report details the ministry’s impact during its milestone 25th anniversary year. Notably, the ministry announced that it had approved its 650th grant…

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MedSend 2017 Annual Report

By medsenddev / April 23, 2018 / Comments Off on MedSend 2017 Annual Report

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Featured Stories of Hope

John’s Story

By Carson Abrams*, MedSend grant recipient serving in North Africa John* has been coming to therapy for years.  He has severe cerebral palsy and requires assistance for every component of living - he is unable ...
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The History of Healthcare Missions

Have you ever wondered about the origins of modern medical missions? It began with Peter Parker, an American physician, in 1834. Parker was the first modern-day full-time medical missionary to China and was one of ...
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Why?

By Will Copeland, MedSend Neurosurgeon serving in Kenya "Why?"  That's the most common question we've been asked during our time back stateside these last few months.   Not “What have you been doing?” but "Why did you ...
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Body of Christ

by Dr. Sheryl Uyeda, MedSend Surgeon serving in Papua New Guinea So often we think of a missionary as a lone ranger, going to far-off places, blazing trails where no one has ever been before. ...
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“If you can find a Christian.”

Only twenty-six years old, Tamar* suddenly found herself dying of renal failure. Getting medical help was problematic because Tamar lived a three days journey into the mountains. Her family was able to bring her to ...
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New Beginnings in Kenya

written by Mike Ganey, MedSend pediatric surgeon serving in Kenya I want to tell you a story. But first, let me give a disclaimer. I am still learning how to tell stories about children at ...
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