The Glorification of Being Busy

July 31, 2017

By: Dr. Melissa Cheeks, CVM North Central Region Representative “We hear that some among you are idle and disruptive. They are not busy; they are busybodies.” (2 Thessalonians 3:11) Sometimes the Bible speaks so directly! That verse in 2 Thessalonians hit me today. The most common question I get in the summer is, “So is... Read More

Is Jesus Enough?

July 27, 2017

By: Dr. Fred Van Gorkom, Africa Regional Director Is Jesus enough? God had given peace in the land, and Joshua was getting old, so he called all the leaders of Israel together and challenged them.  It’s the same challenge for us today. Serve the Lord!  Otherwise, choose who you are going to serve—whether the gods... Read More

Consider it all Joy

July 24, 2017

By: Dr. Kit Flowers, CVM President “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”  –James 1:2-4 As I write this, my life is in a good... Read More

Reflections from the Field

July 20, 2017

Rebecca Chant, a veterinary student from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, was given the opportunity to serve on her first short-term trip with CVM to India to serve with India Gospel League. Rebecca was kind enough to answer some questions for us!

Trauma of 3rd Grade Math

July 17, 2017

By: Dr. Troy Sammons Kate our middle daughter is currently a homeschooling third grader, her sisters and her are diligent students, most of the time, but there is the occasional time where dad, the “pinch hitter” teacher, needs to look over the math worksheets to make sure that I am keeping up what’s going on.  ... Read More

350 CVMers are already online…Are you?

July 13, 2017

By: Stephen Cowden, CVM E-Learning Coordinator CVM works hard to help veterinary professionals live out their faith through their vocation, both at home and on the mission field. We’re excited to develop interactive and informative online training for U.S-based vet professionals, short-term volunteers, and long-term fieldstaff and candidates. If you are part of one of... Read More

Internal Peace in the Midst of Chaos

July 10, 2017

By: Dr. Melissa Cheeks, CVM North Central Region Representative When is the last time you felt at peace? In different seasons of life, being at peace has meant different things, but as Americans, I think we typically define peace as a time of rest. I can think to this past weekend when I spent time... Read More

Ever Changing Joy, Never Changing God

July 6, 2017

By: Dr. Suzanne Laidlaw We all remember the moment the acceptance letter came.  We could finally say “I am a veterinary student!” And then one day, a veterinarian.  All the studying, volunteer hours, jobs and worrying had finally paid off.  For many of us, the feeling of joy that we felt in that moment is... Read More

What Do you Take for Granted?

July 3, 2017

By: Roy Thagard, long-term candidate currently raising support to serve with his wife Denise and daughter Abby in CAR. Life as an Agriculture Worker:  What do you take for granted? Spring has always been my most favorite time of year.  This season brings nice weather (I don’t like the cold!), and signs of life everywhere... Read More