Christmas in Mongolia

December 7, 2018

Displays and Depth. Dr. Hillary and Michael Mincher  In Mongolia, NewYear’s is celebrated from the end of December through the first of January. Christmas and New Year’s celebrations were brought into the country by Russia during the era of Soviet control. Mongolians do not really capture the exact meaning behind the Christmas celebration and consider... Read More

Saturday On Call

November 30, 2018

By Kailey Ann McDougald It’s 6 am on this Saturday morning. I’ve been up since 3 am with a calving. Snow is falling steadily as I look out the window of a breakfast diner on Main Street, waiting for our clinic to open at 8 am. My heart is as full as the cup of... Read More

A Veterinarian’s Prayer

November 23, 2018

An authentic petition by Dr. Andrew Roark. Guide me in medicine. Please let me find the tiny, dehydrated vein of the ancient kitty when I am asked to perform euthanasia under the emotional eye of her owner. I pray for this first, Lord, because it is my single most common reason for prayer, so let’s... Read More

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