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A Milestone Year of Growth and God’s Goodness

By medsenddev / April 11, 2018 / Comments Off on A Milestone Year of Growth and God’s Goodness

How will you partner with us this year?

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When God Calls

By medsenddev / February 14, 2018 / Comments Off on When God Calls

The Calling: Stephanie’s Story “[In Sudan], I was in the middle of testing a four-year-old patient’s hearing when it hit me that his profound hearing loss would keep him from hearing the gospel,” Stephanie recalls. “He lives in a place where there is not an opportunity for him to learn sign language and certainly no…

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A Founder’s Legacy

By medsenddev / February 1, 2018 / Comments Off on A Founder’s Legacy

“The memory of the righteous is a blessing.” Proverbs 10:23

Remembering Dr. David Topazian

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MedSend Founder is with the Lord

By medsenddev / January 5, 2018 / Comments Off on MedSend Founder is with the Lord

By Rick Allen, MedSend President & CEO We are deeply saddened to begin the New Year by reporting that MedSend co-founder Dr. David S. Topazian passed from this life on December 29, 2017. A distinguished oral surgeon who frequently volunteered on medical missions throughout the world, Dr. Topazian also served as a leader in his…

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In Tribute to Dr. Topazian

By medsenddev / January 3, 2018 / Comments Off on In Tribute to Dr. Topazian

Dave Topazian touched so many lives. We invite you to share your thoughts, recollections and stories about him by completing this form. Submissions will be published on MedSend’s website.  Thank you!   [contact-form to=”info@medsend.org” subject=”My Tribute to Dr. Topazian”][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][contact-field label=”Are you serving or living…

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Pitching Our Tent

By medsenddev / December 25, 2017 / 1 Comment

By Jason Como, MD “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling (pitched His tent) among us.” John 1:14 I was running through the dusty outskirts of town at six this morning when I ran past a “konme” (Haitian grandmother) carrying something on her head when she burst out laughing at me. I was at…

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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…

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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…

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Counting the Cost

By medsenddev / December 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

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…

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Humbled by His Perfect Timing

By medsenddev / November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

  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…

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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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