Archive for November, 2015

INMED Faculty Tim Myrick Caring For Syrians In Iraq

Friday, November 27th, 2015 |

  “Sad, grieving, anxious – these are the emotions of these Yazidi, Syrian, and Kurdish people. They fled from the Iraqi boarder in the wake of ISIS advances and are now sheltered here in the city of Duhok.” Tim Myrick, was just fifty miles away from Mosul, the ISIS capital city, offering medical care for […]

Not To Act Is Indeed To Act

Friday, November 20th, 2015 |

Why do we still quote this long-departed German? In short, because seventy years ago Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s response to great evil continues be an inspiration to those of us today similarly responding to great evil.   Bonhoeffer was a decorated scholar who in 1931 became a lecturer in theology at the University of Berlin. While academically […]

Relieving Hunger 5,000 At Once

Friday, November 6th, 2015 |

  In Angola we at Kalukembe Hospital were not equipped to provide hunger relief. Rather, we were consumed with managing measles, treating tuberculosis, and caring for people loosing limbs from land mines. But when the rain didn’t come crops withered and hungry people nevertheless gathered outside our doors. So my Swiss neighbors and I made […]