Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A Doctor Demonstrates God’s Love to Hurting Patient

Are some people invisible? I wonder that some days. She was skeletally thin, hunched over in pain, and wrapped in a colorful pano (patterned cloth). She wore flip flops made from old tires. She had a combination of five confirmed treatable ... [Read More]

God’s Provision at a Hospital in Kenya

The CT scan of Flossy's neck confirmed a severe spine dislocation that had resulted in a spinal cord injury. Sixteen hours after we placed her in cervical traction, her spine had realigned. We were then able to take her to the operating room to ... [Read More]

Sharing God’s Love on the Ruth Bell Riverboat

Helping lead and serving as an interpreter for World Medical Missions teams that work onboard the Ruth Bell riverboat is a challenge but also a blessing like none other. A recent trip into Bolivia’s Amazon Basin was no exception. It was late in t ... [Read More]

Celebrating Life Together in Mukinge

As a first-time visitor to Zambia, I’m captivated by this land of extremes. We’re in the middle of dry season, and the parched ground is crumbling into a thick reddish-brown sand. Rain won’t return until November. Yet there is a profusion of flowe ... [Read More]

The Intersection of Faith and Science

We had just finished our outpatient clinic, and I was getting ready to go home. Our medical superintendent found me as I was headed down the hill. He had received word from a small hospital about an hour away that one of our staff members had been ... [Read More]

“She Didn’t Even Have a Name”

We were at Papa Palmer and Nana Nancy’s house when the phone rang. We had just finished eating a delicious meal and were talking about Mbingo and theology interchangeably. After answering the call in the other room, the veteran missionary physician r ... [Read More]

Kent Brantly’s Tribute to Sarah Lantz

Editor’s Note: Dr. Sarah Lantz was serving with the Post-Residency Program at Mukinge Hospital in Zambia when she returned to the U.S. with flu-like symptoms. Testing revealed that the 34-year-old doctor had advanced breast cancer. After struggling w ... [Read More]