Why Medical Ambassadors?
- If you had a child with a chronic illness—reoccurring parasites, for example, or diarrhea or diseases of malnutrition—which would you prefer? A medical center miles away with long lines, or the neighbor next door who teaches you what to do that not only treats the symptoms of disease but eliminates the causes. Which would you choose?
Read the recently published edition of Healing Lives: When Jesus Came to Town. Click here to read this edition.
CHE Curriculum Search Engine
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Are indigenous angles real?
If you had been Mary, how would you have been feeling as you looked around the “delivery room” with the pangs of labor gripping you? Both the stable and the world into which Jesus was born remind me a lot of the developing world today. So many babies are born into desperate situations. Can I tell you a story about Jacklyn Sangula? In many ways her situation was even harder than the birth situation Jesus’ mother experienced. Click here to keep reading.
How can we help Typhoon Haiyan's victims in the Philippines?
On Friday, November 8, 2013, the Philippine Islands were hit with category-5 typhoon Haiyan, leveling towns and villages on a number of islands, leaving thousands homeless and many lost lives. Survivors are in desperate need of basic life-giving resources. We are still waiting to hear about the plight of some of our workers. How can we help? Click here to keep reading.
I don’t think this will work
“Community Health Evangelism (CHE) sounds good, but I don’t think it will ever work in my mission setting,” said a fellow missionary rather emphatically. “Why not?” I asked. “Because it depends on volunteers, and poor people can’t volunteer. If they work all day for free, they’ll have no food to eat that evening,” he said. I decided not to argue, but it did cause me to wonder: “Why do poor people volunteer?” Some of the reasons seem pretty obvious... Click here to keep reading.