Opportunity – Scalpels & Stethoscopes
Explore Mission Opportunities in Healthcare
You have a heart to address physical needs and improve the health of the people you meet. After years of training, you finally have the license to be a nurse, surgeon or therapist. What will you do now? Perhaps you feel most comfortable in the operating room. Or training parents to use physical therapy at home to help their children.
“We are looking for Kingdom messengers who have medical skills and want to use those skills to advance the gospel in the hard places.” – A Pioneers doctor in the Middle East
Have you considered using your expertise as a means to serve cross-culturally and bring the Good News to people who have never had a chance to hear about Jesus? We have opportunities for people like you.
- Madeline serves as a doctor in a rural area where healthcare is scarce.
- Adam and Claire counsel refugees and victims of war as they work through trauma.
- Michelle is on a team that helps provide equipment for people with physical handicaps. She works in a country where those with disabilities are stigmatized.
- Reese, a midwife, leads a team in an area with high maternal mortality. They deliver babies and provide pre-natal and postnatal care.
Others serve through chiropractics, community health, nursing or teaching healthcare in universities.
Medicine and healthcare give these Pioneers unique access. Their specialized skills help them meet felt needs and walk with people through hard times, while sharing stories about Jesus, the Great Physician Who has the power to heal.
Want to talk about how you might leverage your professional skills in healthcare to serve on a church-planting team among the unreached?
Stories from the pursuit
Video – From a Forest Temple
Tom first learned about Jesus from a tract that made its way to a Hindu temple in the forest. Today, he uses new media to share the gospel with many more.
Finding Faith in a Himalayan Village
Tom was expected to follow his grandfather into the priesthood, but he follows Christ instead and uses media to share the message of salvation.
Video – Starting From Scratch
A young missionary from America has two passions: baking and Jesus. Watch as Lindsey figures out how to combine the two in France—one of the culinary capitals of the world.
Helping Ukrainian Refugees: A Dispatch from Poland
Pray for Pioneers teams in Eastern Europe as they partner with local believers to offer physical relief and spiritual encouragement to refugees from Ukraine.