Archive for December, 2011

Integrity Under Fire

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 |

  The highlight of my INMED adventure is the exemplary people whom I meet in the course of “equipping healthcare professionals to serve the forgotten.” These include individuals living sacrificial lives in distant nations, students in the US whose enthusiasm for under-served people is truly inspiring, and the exceptional leaders in the INMED office: Micah […]

A Window Into Our Souls

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 |

  A sobering scene of heaven is described by Jesus in the book of Matthew chapter 25: “All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on […]

Compassion Amid Commerce

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 |

  Non-profit organizations are an unusual phenomena in China, best known of course for it’s rapidly growing economy and keen business sense. For the last three weeks I’ve enjoyed the privilege of being with Liaoning International General Health Trainings – better known as LIGHT. In the northeastern city of Shenyang, LIGHT provides both post-graduate education […]

J. Hudson Taylor & The Power Of Role Models

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 |

  As a college student I was inspired and challenged by the life of J. Hudson Taylor. He was a medical student in England in the mid-1850s, who against great odds moved to Shanghai to share the message and compassion of Jesus Christ. Taylor’s vision was to influence every province of that remote nation. Over […]

What People Group Is Most Distressed?

Thursday, December 1st, 2011 |

  In our era of natural disasters, social unrest, and economic turmoil, this question is more than academic. We want our personal lives and our organized efforts to be significant, even virtuous. A first step is to identify with whom to invest our good will, and so the question: What people group is most distressed? […]