A Different way of doing medicine 

A Different way of doing medicine 

I was only fourteen when I decided I was going to become a medical missionary. I assumed I would be going to Africa – back then I thought all missionaries went to Africa.  I was surprised to learn that female medical personnel were most needed in Muslim...
Serving god without leaving home?

Serving god without leaving home?

I am no hero of the faith, but I trust God used me as a stay-at-home mum.  A few weeks before my family went to live overseas for the first time, I got a phone call. The caller was an older friend whom I respected. “Ruth”, she said to me, “I know we talk a lot...
Unprecedented times! Really…?

Unprecedented times! Really…?

While it is true that in recorded history there probably has never been a global pandemic of this scale, duration and widespread impact, the events happening across our world may prompt many of us take a close look at what scripture says about pain and suffering....
Serving with a Smile

Serving with a Smile

I joined the team at a community centre for refugees, but due to the pandemic, the centre has remined closed.But there emerged an opportunity to help! A mother and her two children needed some furniture. My teammate and I walked into their apartment. It was almost...
“I am not the project manager, He is!”

“I am not the project manager, He is!”

Louise was a qualified Teacher of Visual Impairment (TVI) with twenty years of experience when she began her volunteer ministry in South East Asia eight years ago. She noticed immediately that children with visual impairment (VI) in schools were failing to...