By Dr. Melissa Cheeks
The end of any year is an introspective time. As 2014 comes to a close, what are you reflecting on? Was your year was brimming with joy, wrought with sorrow, or sprinkled with both? In the midst of it all, what are you thanking God for? (Hint: all of it.)Read More
By: Dr. Kit Flowers, CVM President
The room was filled with smiling faces, and intermittent bursts of laughter. Everyone was dressed up and looking their best. Gathered were a group of Mongolian veterinarians who had come together for the first time for fellowship, study and to learn how their profession can be used to draw others closer to Christ.
Are you a “missions-minded” vet student in your 3rd or 4th year of vet school? Do you have 4 weeks available to serve on the field? Do you want to receive hands-on training/one-on-one mentoring from a CVM Long-Term Field Worker? If so, then CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship program may be for you!
This past September, Emily Tabor, a 4th year vet student and a CVM Missions Apprenticeship participant, traveled to Mongolia where she worked alongside CVM missionaries for four weeks and explored the call to serve in overseas missions.
Emily was kind enough to share her thoughts on the experience!Read More
As we head into the holiday season, we are continuing to look at practical ways that our annual theme of abounding love can be lived out as we interact daily with others who, like us, are often prone to give in to selfish desires. As we consider the need for a self-denying type of love, I want you to consider this amazing story told by a pastor named Bryan Chapell as he described this type of sacrificial love in a sermon:Read More
By: Dr. Denise Thagard, Northeast Region Representative
My husband, Roy, and I joined a veterinary trip headed down to the Dominican Republic for a week. It was the first trip of it’s kind, and the purpose of the trip was to provide animal health services to the villages who don’t have veterinary service. The church planters in the area were looking forward to being able to connect with individuals they haven’t yet been able to reach. For Roy and I, we were looking forward to serving together for the first time overseas.Read More