QOTW #10: Can you come speak at my church?

January 26, 2018

Can you come speak at my church? (or, alternatively, how can I arrange for you to come speak at my church?) I will answer this question from two perspectives. For the church attender/member: We would love to. If you are a member of a church and would like me to come speak there, or think […]


January 19, 2018

It is an interesting question, and I understand the reason I get this question so often. Often this question is preceded by “Are you going with a religious organization?” What is ABWE? ABWE is a decidedly “religious” organization. In fact, it is a missionary agency that has over 900 missionaries in, last I heard, 70 […]

The three things we won’t do when raising funds.

January 15, 2018

I was just recently asked an interesting question about how we are raising funds for this mission. Maybe the question wasn’t quite so interesting as was the way it was asked. The person who asked was a surgeon I work with and it was a reaction to shock at my methodology. He asked: “So you […]

Supporter Presentation – We need your partnership.

January 9, 2018

Below, I’ve linked our PowerPoint presentation that we present to potential supporters. Would you consider helping us get fully funded? Ideas, referrals and financial donations are appreciated! Thank you for partnering with us and continue to pray for us as we are looking for churches and individuals to reach out to. I’m not much of […]

QOTW #8: How do you prepare for a mission like this?

January 5, 2018

This question came to me from a surgical resident I work with. He was enthralled with the idea of spending a year working in a different cultural context from a medical perspective. So his question had more to do with preparing for the medical work than personal preparation, but I think the professional preparation cannot […]

QOTW #7: How can I help support you while you are overseas?

January 2, 2018

This week’s question has been music to my ears lately. Elizabeth and I are so excited to be in a position to help you make a meaningful change in the world, and bring the love of Christ to the sick and injured in West Africa. First things first, we believe that God hears our prayers, […]