Archive for September, 2015

Mark And Angie Byler – Proving That Lives Matter

Friday, September 25th, 2015 |

  To where could a short-term international healthcare experience ultimately take you? Please consider the inspiring lives of Mark & Angie Byler. As a medical student, Mark studied hospital medicine for a few weeks in Kenya. Later, Mark and I were on faculty together at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he met Angie and […]

Beauty From Ashes – An INMED Inspiration

Friday, September 18th, 2015 |

  Oh the power of parents! Once when I was about eight years old I went  grocery shopping with my parents. It was a Friday afternoon, the time when we usually stocked up for our weekend trip to the Lake of the Ozarks. But unlike normal shopping trips, my parents were purchasing very unusual items: […]

Danny Estévão Bring Vision To Life – Angola 2015

Friday, September 11th, 2015 |

  Lubango Evangelical Medical Center was for decades only a dream in the hearts of Pastor José Abias, Dr. Stephen Foster, and leaders of the Angolan Association of Evangelicals. The vision was substantial: within Africa’s poorest nation to create a center of healthcare and compassion. In 2006, with significant backing from Franklin Graham and Samaritan’s […]

I’m Coughing Blood Again – Angola 2015

Friday, September 4th, 2015 |

  “I’m coughing blood again.” Moses gasped for breath, his chest muscles visibly contracting with each respiration. The starved figure of this man of twenty-six bespoke of profound malnutrition, infirmity, or both. His chest examination revealed distant, wet sounds divulging deep infection and his chest X-ray… Lacking an adequate view box, I’m here holding the […]