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Servant for Christ

June 29, 2015

There are times in our lives where we must face the fragility of life and it’s hard, very hard. Today, I lost a very dear friend, Mary Hutchinson, who was a colleague but a lot more than just that. Mary Hutchinson is one of God’s angels on earth, who dedicated her life and skill in service to those that needed a voice. Mary began...

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Short Sighted, Wrong Answer
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Over the last few weeks, we have seen numerous instances of tragedies related to weather, poverty, civil discord, etc. These are troubling for us all, but there is a constant thread that becomes very apparent to trained eyes that spend their time focusing on addressing the issues of those in need. The answer must have a long term focus, not a short term response....

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Poverty, A Problem Here and Around the World
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Barbara Stark Baxter, MD made a call in 1983 to the Dallas County (TX) Medical Society (DCMS) to ask about physician volunteer opportunities in Dallas.  The director of DCMS had never had such an inquiry. He referred Dr. Baxter to Los Barrios Unidos, a clinic in the West Dallas Barrio. Unfortunately, administrators at the clinic feared that having a volunteer physician would jeopardize their...

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Reaching the Poorest of the Poor around the world, and at Home…
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Medical Ministry International has been working for over 47 years to seek out the poor and provide them hope for the future.  Our Programs have led to us to over 70 countries around the world and over time our focus has moved from just providing care, to now providing care while being intentional to build capacity for the future.  We seek to come alongside...

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The Sacrifice that Changed Lives
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Love, not just any love, but a love that is never ending.  This week there are followers of Jesus that will gather together to honor the sacrifice that changed our lives forever.  There are many distractions in life that have sought to dilute the message or change its meaning all together.  This will never happen, why?  Jesus lives inside all of us who believe....

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Historical Perspective
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Historical Perspective

March 26, 2015

This coming Sunday, the book Killing Jesus is being presented in movie form.  The author, Bill O’Reilly is famous for his polarizing television program on Fox News and his previous literary works about John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, and George Patton.  The interesting thing about this book is that it presents the life of Jesus in a very different manner than most people are...

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Devastation, Despair, and Hope!
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Over the last few days, we once again are seeing mother nature reaping havoc on the world.  Cyclone Pam has struck the island of Vanuatu and some of the poorest of the poor are left with nothing.  Medical Ministry International has been working with an informal partner in Vanuatu determining how MMI and our network of facilities and programs can help the efforts to...

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Why Worry and Not Live Life?
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My Assistant, Rachel is a very kind and considerate lady.  She has such a passion to help people and she also is regularly worried about those around her.  She shared with me recently one of her daily readings that I thought was so appropriate for those of us working in ministry and continually worrying about all that is going on throughout our team. 27...

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Love, Jesus?  Are you being Missional in your Faith?
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The concept of being a “missionary” continues to be a confusing subject to some.  There are those that believe a missionary is one who sacrifices their gifts and moves to an area of need to help the less fortunate.  Others believe it is a part of the Great Commission to seek out and win people to Christ.  The answer is left to the individual...

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Stepping Back To See The View
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Stepping Back To See The View

February 26, 2015

We spend a lot of our time trying to live each day, handle issues at work, and also the challenges at home.  We become so engrossed in all of these activities that sometimes we forget to take a step back and realize all that is really going on around us.  The most important aspect to taking this step back is to see how God...

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