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“You’re Not From Around These Parts” Building a Rationale for International Faith-Based Telemedicine

By James B Kline All I said was, “Unsweetened tea, please” and it was obvious to the waiter that I was a Yankee in the Deep South. It was obvious that iced tea had to be sweet, like really, really sweet. I should have known better for at that point I had been married to a southerner for nearly 11 years. For us, coffee-black and bold was our beverage of choice and as a result w...

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Being a Doctor and Raising a Family: Medicine, Missions, and Motherhood

Being a Doctor and Raising a Family: Medicine, Missions, and Motherhood - Have you have ever wondered, “How is this ever going to work?” Learn from 30 years of life experience.

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Can Somebody Call a Doctor? Building a Rationale for International Faith-Based Telemedicine

By Donald Thompson MD, MPH & TM In many international ministry settings, you as the ex-pat are seen as the medical expert, whether you are medically trained or not. While you might be a highly accomplished doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or community health worker, often pastors, church planters, evangelists, or project managers are sought out as “the medical experts.” In spite ...

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Could You Put On Your Doctor's Hat? Building a Rationale for International Faith-Based Telemedicine

This blog builds the case for International Faith-Based Telemedicine and invites you to participate in what is sure to be a significant component of tomorrow's International Healthcare Delivery System

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Announcing a new way to level-up your short-term trip program: Missions Made Simple

Announcing a new way to level-up your short-term trip program with a digital course in missions: Missions Made Simple

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Healthcare Education as a Challenge and Opportunity for Mission Hospitals and Universities

Dr. James D. Smith, whose medical career was as an Otolaryngologist in an Academic setting, talks about healthcare education as a challenge and opportunity for mission hospitals and universities

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Incorporating the Principles for Responsible and Impactful Missionary Work

In this post, Marcia Grand Ortega discusses Incorporating the Principles for Responsible and Impactful Missionary Work.

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Spiritual Interventions in Patient Care

Walt Larimore takes a look at spiritual interventions in patient care. Read or listen to his talk in this post.

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Working To Stay Ahead Of The Curve

Ten days ago, Alabama reported that they had zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. When pressed, it turns out that Alabama had done almost no testing. This inspired Dr. Robert Record, CEO for Christ Health Center (CHC) in Birmingham, to take the initiative to find testing for their patients. Last week Christ Health Center, in partnership with Church of the Highlands and a local testing lab, opened ...

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A Practical Guide to Help in Battling Addiction

Helping someone battling addiction requires difficult decisions. Through real-life examples, listeners can find a nugget of hope in the midst of the devastating effects of addiction.

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