Schaeffer Academy: Day 2 (Tuesday)

(Questions for the elementary students will be taken from the bold sentences. Secondary questions come from the passage as a whole.) by Ashley Wright  The renowned English philosopher Bertrand Russell once said “the best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.” As Christians […]

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Schaeffer Academy: Day 1 (Monday)

by David Holmes  (Elementary questions will be taken from the bold sections, secondary questions from the whole passage.)  For three summers now, my family has visited Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. I had the opportunity to work both in the hospital itself with several of the missionary doctors and to visit some of the surrounding […]

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Launch Event

Two Saturdays ago, August 10, we had our very first event. We introduced ourselves, the SAHARA Project, and our first fundraising project- scholarships for national nurses at Compassion Evangelical Hospital in Guinea. We were so blessed to have a huge crowd attend the event and humbled by the generosity of those who gave. We had […]

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The Full Doctor Experience

July 3 and 5, 2013 Surgery does not comprise the entirety of a surgeon’s work. Oftentimes pre-med students, including myself, hyperbolize the magnitude of the operative procedures in the work of a surgeon. I’m not saying that some hyperbole is unwarranted; surgery saves lives, restores function, and is an integral part of many branches of […]

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A New Experience: Vaccinations

July 4th 2013, Medical mission work concentrated in a hospital such as Tenwek can accomplish great things in terms of helping the sick and the poor. Yet, it is not the only means by which this goal can be achieved. Often, the financial and geographic situation of the inhabitants of local communities inhibits their coming […]

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