Serving in Melanesia/SouthPacific | Asia-Pacific
I got saved towards the end of college, and was already in medical school before I realized God might have other plans for my life. I started praying and asking God if He wanted me to be a physician or not, and if so what kind. Through a mission trip, He revealed the kind of physician He wanted me to be, one who follows Christ in all things and who shares Christ with others. During my medical training, the call changed from being a physician to being a missionary physician.
After graduating from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004, I moved to South Texas for my residency training. I graduated from the Valley Baptist Family Practice Residency Program in 2007 and then made my way to Papua New Guinea to work at Nazarene Hospital. I initially served through World Medical Mission’s Post Residency Program, but as the end of my 2 yrs was up, I felt God calling me to stay. Since that time, I have joined the Nazarene Church and am now serving as a Nazarene Missionary to bring Help, Hope, and Healing to all those who come to Nazarene Hospital.
Home Assignment Dates
Apr 14, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019, United States
May 14, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020, United States
Going Where the Church is Not Yet
Today there are over 4.3 billion people who live in areas where there is little to no gospel witness. 4.3 billion people who have not heard the message of the gospel, who have never heard the name of Jesus. We believe that everyone deserves to hear. God continues to call the Church of the Nazarene to spread the message of the gospel, to preach holiness, and to bring good news to the poor all over the world. The task is enormous; far too big for anyone to do alone, but together we can go where the church is not yet and see people, communities, and nations transformed. Reaching these people begins with one step, a step of obedience and faithfulness that says yes to God’s call. Take your first step and start your journey toward serving in missions today.