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Training Nurses and Other Healthcare Workers to Serve Cross-Culturally on Short-Term Missions

Cultures around the world have differing worldviews, practices, and behaviors related to health, disease, healing, suffering, death, and dying. According to scripture, humility is an attitude believers need to adopt, especially when working cross-culturally, “Clothe yourselves in humility (1 Pet. 5:5). Training nurses and other healthcare workers to use cultural humility allows believers ...

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8 types of missionary work and how you can help

There are many types of missionary work you can get involved in. Let's talk about eight (8) types of missionary work and how you can help.

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10 Christian Missionary Organizations - Medical Missions

You have a heart for the nations, and when it comes to Christian missionary organizations to take you there, you have a lot of options.

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Exploring the Journey to Full-Time Missions: Agencies, Funding, Singles/Families, God’s Guidance

Hear healthcare missionaries share their journeys. In the first hour hear a panel of two docs and two nurses will your questions, as well these: - How do I find God’s guidance in the journey? - Why and how do I connect with a mentor or agency or team or training? - What about student loans, raising financial support? The second hour will be small discussion group with a missionary coa...

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Thriving in the Crucible of Cross-Cultural Community

The healthcare missionary team is more diverse than ever with national, ethnic, cultural, generational and educational differences becoming the norm in many, if not most healthcare mission settings. The success of national training programs has led to highly trained graduates who stay on with the team to serve and eventually participate in leadership. The priorities, needs, motivations, work ha...

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The Best Medical Missionary Training Online

Medical missionaries have the privilege of helping individuals address both struggles. That’s why it’s so important for those called to medical missions to find quality training online. 

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Intersection of Healthcare & International Trafficking in Persons in Refugee & Migrant Populations

As the number of refugees surges in the U.S. and around the globe, displaced persons and migrants are increasingly becoming victims of human trafficking. Healthcare professionals serving in either domestic, short or long-term missions can be instrumental in identifying victims and providing culturally relevant care to the exploited in vulnerable populations. Session recorded on Friday, Novem...

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The Training Years: Wisdom for What’s Now and Pearls for What's Next

STUDENTS & RESIDENTS: How can we deepen in our love for Jesus and see this refining, exciting time as He does? We’ll spend the first half tackling topics like long-haul stamina, time management, living in community, debt, and God’s heart for those experiencing poverty. For the second hour, we’ll divide into small groups of the same discipline (i.e., DO/MD students, resi...

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Caring for the Whole Patient: Good Medicine for Patient and Professional?

Most Christian healthcare professionals and students recognize the value of whole person care in stateside and international settings. Yet such care might be one of the most complex challenges in healthcare today. How is done? When is it done? Is it ethical or legal? Can I pray with a patient? Share the gospel? And if so, how is all this done with limited time? We'll unravel these issues an...

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Some of the Best Countries to do Mission Work

The world is a big place, and people's needs are everywhere. So, finding the best countries to do mission work can be a challenge. It’s hard to know where to start.

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