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“Why are you different?”

By Kelly@medsend.org | January 30, 2023 |

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña Hilda had metastatic cancer and was already at the end of her life when I first met her. Her daughter…

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…

The Burden of My Heart Pt 2

By Kelly@medsend.org | January 20, 2023 |

A Message from MedSend President and CEO, Rick Allen   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…

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…

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…

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…

Merry Christmas from MedSend

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

Wishing you a Merry Christmas full of hope and joy!    

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…

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…

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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Thank You to 2021 Donors

By Hilary Sutton / January 26, 2022 /

Happy New Year! There is a lot to look forward to in the ministry of MedSend in 2022, but first we want to thank our donors for all you made possible in 2021. Take a moment to see the impact of your generosity in this 60-second video. From Chicago to Western Africa, our generous supporters…

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What a Gift to MedSend means to Dr. Audry Banza

By Hilary Sutton / January 4, 2022 /

Dr. Audry Banza is a fourth-year surgical resident at SIM hospital in Niger. Dr. Banza is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this two-minute video, listen to him share firsthand what a gift to MedSend means.

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Tyndale Foundation Supports MedSend

By Hilary Sutton / November 15, 2021 /

Tyndale House Foundation is a faith-driven public charity that distributes grants to Christian ministries around the globe. Since 2010 Tyndale House Foundation has been one of MedSend’s great champions and supporters. As you consider where you will purchase Christmas gifts this year, we encourage you to buy Tyndale House products. You will help support the…

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Press Release: On-Belay Medical and MedSend Announce Partnership to Train African Surgeons

By Rick Allen / June 1, 2021 /

June 1, 2021 – Ft. Mill, S.C., Knoxville, TN On-Belay Medical and MedSend jointly announce their partnership in training national orthopedic surgeons in Africa. On-Belay Medical has committed $125,000 towards MedSend’s five-year residency programs for training national orthopedic surgeons.   On-Belay is an innovative medical device distributor, with a philanthropic heart for giving back to…

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Happy Mother’s Day to Superhero Missionary Moms

By mdboardman / May 7, 2021 /

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, and we’re set to celebrate all that mothers do. Mothers are known for the many hats that they wear; many easily qualify for the title of “SuperMom.” I know mine sure does. Today, I want to tell you about some superhero Moms who are serving on the mission field.…

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Medical Missionaries Train African Doctors for Africa

By Rick Allen / April 30, 2021 /

Drs. David and Krichele Jeffcoach have been living and serving in Ethiopia for two years with their three children – Vivienne, Bruce, and Clara. David is a Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon who trains Ethiopian Nationals to become surgeons through the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons. Krichele is a Physician Assistant who also holds…

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Medical Missionary in Honduras: “We See You. We’re Here, and We Will Help”

By Rick Allen / April 16, 2021 /

Dr. Judith Blumhofer is a pediatrician, medical missionary, and MedSend grant recipient who has been serving in Honduras for nine years now through Christian Health Services Corp. She is affiliated with Hospital Loma de Luz. Translated, this means “Light on a Hill.” The facility consists of a hospital, bilingual school, and children’s ministry. The footnote…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Sheila Sisela

By Rick Allen / April 12, 2021 /
Dr. Shiela Sisela

During the month of March, we’re featuring several MedSend Grant Recipients and National Scholars working in family practice medicine.  Scripture tells us “let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9). As followers of Christ, it’s up to each of us to…

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Meet a MedSend Alumna: Ophthalmologist Wendy Hofman

By Rick Allen / March 19, 2021 /
Dr. Wendy Hofman Ophthalmologist

Christian ophthalmology missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by improving both physical and spiritual sight. “The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.” Matthew 11:5 In the United States, eye care is…

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God’s Hand Across a Lifetime: My Path to MedSend

By Rick Allen / March 15, 2021 /

In 1993, my wife Linda and I moved to Fairfield, Connecticut. I was with a division of IBM at the time and had been transferred. We left behind both our families as well as our beloved community church. Before we left our home in Washington Crossing, PA, we asked if anyone knew a church in…

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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.

Featured Stories of Hope

“Why are you different?”

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña ...
Read More

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 Allen   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 ...
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