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March 2019

Feature: The Little Pastors

Mindanao, Philippines – Mike Cordes sits on a riverbank, taking in the sounds of the jungle: insect wings buzz, the river murmurs under a carpet of water lilies, a Kingfisher chirps nearby. He is listening for the rumble of motorcycle engines which will herald the arrival of his medical missions trainees. The trainees that are arriving live in a remote village and have faced an arduous 2-day journey… Read more

February 2019

Feature: Ayyad Meets Jesus

Ayyad was the leader of a terrorist cell in an east African country. He had directed many brutal operations against people suspected of being foreigners or traitors to Islam. He believed, as many do, that performing an act of jihad (a struggle or fight against the enemies of Islam) such as committing suicide while killing others will allow one to earn instant entrance into eternal paradise… Read more

January 2019

Feature: The Bible for All

“You and I have received a call: “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15). But how? When? Where? Last month, something extraordinary happened in Norway. A project called The Bible for All was launched with the aim of giving one Bible to every home and every family in the country. We at Matteson Mission School were responsible… Read more

December 2018

Feature: Rabbi Seeking Help

On November 26, 2017, a very sick Orthodox Jewish man was received at Migdalia. He was a Rabbi from Jerusalem and found out about our Lifestyle Medical Center from the Internet. When he arrived, he was barely able to walk because of severe diabetes. His legs and feet were swollen, hard and blue from lack of circulation. He was very obese. He had extremely high blood pressure… Read more

November 2018

Feature: Love Scars

Leidiane is a 10 year old girl we met in the Roque community, in Carauari, Brazil. On our second day serving the community, we received Leidiane with an extensive 2nd degree burn on her right thigh. My first question was, “How did this happen?” She explained that it was because of a hot oil accident at home. She could barely stretch her leg and was struggling with pain. Read more

October 2018

Feature: The Under-Attended Crusade

My story took place in May of 2001, in Chongwe Township, a city situated in the eastern part of Zambia, about 60 kilometers away from its capital, Lusaka. I, along with a few others, was assigned to conduct a crusade at a place called Kazemba. Kazemba is approximately 50 to 80 kilometers east of Chongwe Township, and seven kilometers away from any large roads. Read more