Yolked for Life

November 16, 2018

By Robert Engel On one trip to Honduras, our group was walking through some slightly rough terrain.  Upon passing over a creek bed on a footbridge, I observed two oxen yoked together and were driven by a man.  One ox was younger and smaller than the other, and closer observation revealed the older ox was... Read More

Compassion Fatigue?

November 9, 2018

Do You Have Compassion Fatigue? As a veterinarian professional, statistics tell us that you are in one of the most stressful professions that exist.  Working with ailing animals and the people that love them produces a unique type of stress that many other professionals don’t regularly have to deal with.  Compassion fatigue is defined as... Read More

Angels in Disguise

November 2, 2018

Veterinarians have a unique skill set that is valued by people everywhere.  Everyone wants their animals to be healthy but not every community has access to the professional skills of Veterinarian professionals. Christians Veterinary Mission provides the opportunity for these angels in disguise to help people in faraway places care for their animals, building relationships,... Read More

Blessed are the Flexible

October 26, 2018

Today’s guest post is by Dr. Shannon Tucker who is serving with CMF in Kenya. “Blessed are the Flexible…. for they will not be broken.” This is a favorite saying of one of my teammates and as a missionary it is good to remember. I have always enjoyed sharing what I have learned with others,... Read More

Integrating Faith with Your Career

October 19, 2018

10 ideas from professionals who love Jesus and love what they do. There are days when from sunrise to sunset everything runs smoothly.  Then others when you arrive at work, someone is critical of your efforts, another spreads negativity about coworkers and you are asked to cover someone else’s responsibilities.  This is where the rubber... Read More

5.2 Earthquake in Haiti

October 10, 2018

By Dr. Kelly Crowdis, CVM Field staff in Haiti Last Saturday there was a 5.2 earthquake in Haiti that was centered in the ocean near the Northwest town of Port De Paix. The entire country felt it and there was a collective moment of panic as everyone ran from their homes remembering the tragic earthquake... Read More

Digitally Distracted vs. Drawing Near

October 5, 2018

10 tips for Drawing Near to God By Kellie Moeller One of the greatest disruptions throughout the day are digital and come from email, websites, social media, television, smart phones and from everyone they connect us to.  If you are like me, the urgency of daily tasks keeps me from drawing near to God.  As... Read More

Discerning the Voice of God

September 28, 2018

By Mary Ballenger Richard and I, along with two of our three children, George and Sally, first came to Mongolia in October 2001 for a 2-week short-term mission trip. It was during that 2 week period of time that God placed in our hearts a love for the Mongolian people and a desire to return.... Read More

Runaway Horses & Discipleship

September 27, 2018

By Dr. Gerald Mitchum A Mongolian herder went to a distant place to trade for a new horse. He proudly placed a lead rope on his purchase and started back on his long journey. However, there is a problem. There are no fences to hold his horse. Almost all of Mongolia is open range and... Read More

Hope the Inextinguishable Flicker

August 17, 2018

Success. Personal, physical, and professional success…my livelihood, passion, dedication, talent, and identity. I was losing it… all of it. I was a wife and mom, working full time and attending night classes four days a week. I knew what I wanted and thrived as a student graduating top of my class. Within a week, I... Read More