Archive for November, 2021

Therapeutic Giving

Friday, November 19th, 2021 |

  These winter days are becoming shorter, and colder. With them grows within us a sense of gloom. Holidays are approaching, and we know we’re ‘supposed’ to be joyful. But amid the pandemic, financial uncertainty, and social unrest, we just cannot find much for which to give thanks.   In this season suicide climbs, mental […]

Who Was The Very First In Medical Missions?

Friday, November 5th, 2021 |

  The early history of international medical missions is punctuated by one person inspiring another. Dr. John Thomas (1757-1801) was a British ship doctor with the for-profit East India Company working in southern Asia. But in 1787 he left the company to remain in Bangladesh, where he learned the language and ministered to the sick who […]