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. Perhaps you feel most comfortable in the operating room or when you’re 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 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- 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, walk with people through hard times and share stories about Jesus, the Great Physician Who has the power to heal.
Stories from the pursuit
Photo Essay – Remembering What God Has Done
Turning points from our 40 years: “We continually reminded ourselves that God didn’t say, ‘Go into all the world where you can get a missionary visa.’ He just said, ‘Go into all the world.’”
Seeking God on the Edge of the Sahara
“There is no easy way for people to follow Jesus here.” Pray for more to seek God, and for those already seeking God to not lose heart.
Opportunity: Learn about Muslims and Islam
Is God calling you to serve in the Muslim world or among Muslims close to home? Go prepared.