Archive for March, 2015

Defending People Most Vulnerable

Friday, March 27th, 2015 |

  “We in healthcare experience the unique opportunity of meeting, even defending, people when they are most ill, most distressed, most vulnerable.” Chris Deuel is a resident physician and currently a student in the INMED International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Course, photoed here on the left. He appealed to his twenty-five classmates, “If we […]

Nurse Anesthetist From INMED To Angola

Friday, March 20th, 2015 |

  “God is always doing 10,000 things in your life, and you may be aware of just three of them.” April Hall, a graduate of Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia, quotes this statement by John Piper to illustrate the phenomena of her journey toward life in Angola. I first met April five years ago when […]

A Little Respect For Doctor Foster

Friday, March 13th, 2015 |

  “The next time you hear someone at a cocktail party mock evangelicals, think of Dr. Foster and those like him. These are folks who don’t so much proclaim the gospel as live it. They deserve better.” New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof posted his findings this month in an article titled  A Little […]

Women’s Birth-Related Disabilities

Friday, March 6th, 2015 |

  Child birth is both beautiful and dangerous. Well known and still tragically common are the direct causes of maternal deaths: hemorrhage, infections, obstructed labor, and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. But there also exist birth-related disabilities; ones not causing death near the time of delivery, but leading to extended incapacity and suffering not only for […]