Happy New Year!

December 29, 2016

By: Tracy Rubstello, CVM Short-term Missions Coordinator As 2016 comes to an end,  we want to stop and celebrate what a rich heritage of short-term missions God has brought about through CVM.  God has called literally thousands of men and women – vet students, vet techs, veterinarians and non -vet resource people to serve through... Read More

Reflections from the Field

December 26, 2016

Katherine Beard, a veterinary technician from Indiana, was given the opportunity to serve on her first mission trip with CVM. Katherine and her team spent a week on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota where they partnered with the Wounded Knee Church of God. Katherine was kind enough to answer a few questions for... Read More

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2016

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” -Romans 15:13 With Christmas just a day away, we are taking time this week to reflect on the birth of our Savior. We are grateful for the... Read More

Grasping the Power of the Gospel

December 22, 2016

By: Melissa White, CVM Fieldstaff serving in India They say your first year in a new culture is a steep learning curve. For me, it has been more of a cliff than a curve. Every day seems to be full of new challenges, new cultural insights, and opportunities for growth. The biggest learning curve has... Read More

Knowing the Christ of Christmas

December 19, 2016

By: Dr. Kit Flowers, CVM Executive Director I am stirred in my heart this Christmas season that we are to be people who purpose to set our minds on Christ. “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set... Read More

The Fragrance of Christ

December 15, 2016

By: Dr. Gerald Mitchum, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Mongolia I can’t recall the last time that we were in our American home for Christmas with family and friends. It has been many years. On one of our last visits, I do have a recollection of trudging down the railroad track with our grandson, Ethan…dragging a... Read More

Reflections from the Field

December 12, 2016

Kristen Livengood, a vet student from North Carolina State University,was given the opportunity to serve on her first mission trip with CVM. Kristen and her team of 9 (2 pre-vet students, 4 vet students, 2 family members, and 1 vet Dr. Page Wages) spent a week working in Alaska. Kristen was kind enough to answer... Read More

Roadblocks to Missions: Part Three

December 8, 2016

By: Dr. Brad Frye, Program Director and Latin America Director This is the third and final part in our series on roadblocks to missions. In part one, we talked about calling and responding to God’s call to missions and we identified the six roadblocks we believe hold people back from pursuing the call to serve... Read More

Dr. John Kruckeberg, a Life well Lived

December 5, 2016

On October 31st at age 66, Dr. John Kruckeberg departed his earthly home and entered into his heavenly home and the presence of his Savior (Obituary). Almost four years ago John was diagnosed with cancer, yet even amidst the diagnosis he kept on serving, leading CVM short-term trips and pouring into the lives of those... Read More

Roadblocks to Missions: Part Two

December 1, 2016

By: Dr. Brad Frye, Program Director and Latin America Director This is the second part in our three part series on roadblocks to missions. In part one, we talked about calling and responding to God’s call to missions and we began the conversation of addressing the roadblocks that hold people back from pursuing the call... Read More