CVM Apprenticeship Program

September 28, 2017

Are you a “missions-minded” vet student in your 2nd,  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 Missions Apprenticeship Program may be for you! Applications to the... Read More

Wild Sheep

September 25, 2017

By: Dr. Scott Houser, a veterinarian from Arizona who served on his first short-term trip to the Navajo with Dr. Bill Rishel this past July “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look... Read More

Serving in Mongolia

September 21, 2017

By: Dr. Mary Ballenger, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Mongolia “Tell me more about God. You are telling me things I have never heard.” This was spoken by a Mongolian teenager who lives in the depths of the countryside in western Mongolia. And was spoken to one of our short-term workers who traveled 2 ½ days... Read More

Lessons Learned in the Midst of Unexpected Challenges

September 18, 2017

By: Melissa, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Asia Twice a year my sending organization sends out evaluations for me to assess how things are going and report on goals I made. One of the questions I just filled out read something like this, “What unexpected things happened this year and what lessons did you learn?” I... Read More

Seeing God’s People as He sees them

September 14, 2017

By: Dr. Paul Evans, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Zambia I knew the man well who walked up to do the intercessory prayer that Sunday.  The prayer is part of the service every Sunday and it is a prayer asking God to intercede on behalf of the people.  The man is a church member that has... Read More

How Can I Help?

September 11, 2017

By: Dr. Steven Swaim There are Christian veterinary professionals and students who for a variety of reasons cannot participate in short or long-term missions. I happen to be one of those veterinarians. Upon graduating from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine I practiced for nine months. I then served in the U.S. Army’s Veterinary... Read More

Supporting Those Who Go

September 7, 2017

By: Dr. Fred Van Gorkom, CVM Africa Director Let me tell you about my wife, Vicki, and I’s good friend Patti. Our friendship began in 1983, when I went to Ethiopia. One of the things she said to me upon meeting was, “Hi!  My name is Patti. Our family wants to support a missionary long... Read More

Take Comfort in the One Who is in Control

September 4, 2017

By: Dr. Margaret Moore, CVM Veterinarian from Ohio “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.  Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, Lord, preserve both people and animals.” – Psalm 36:5-6 The veterinary profession is extremely rewarding, but at times it can also... Read More