Reflections from the Field

August 29, 2016

This past May, Meredith Rice, a vet student from Lincoln Memorial University,was given the opportunity to serve on her first mission trip with CVM. Meredith and her team spent a week working alongside Dr. Kim and David Carney where they worked with students at the veterinary school in Santa Cruz doing wet labs, English classes... Read More

The Story of our Lives

August 25, 2016

By: Dr. Bill Janecke, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Bolivia I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to tell the story. The story of how God’s great Kingdom HAS come on earth. The story about truth and mercy, peace and light, darkness turning to dawn, about the Kingdom of truth and light.

One Vet’s Journey with CVM

August 22, 2016

By: CVM Long-term Associate serving in Asia I touched down in Asia in February of 2011. It was the brand new start of my integration into a cross-cultural life- language learning, cultural acclimation, culture shock, foreign veterinary medicine, foreign animal diseases, foreign foods, foreign… everything. And I wasn’t great at it. It was a monumental... Read More

Where is Home?

August 18, 2016

By: Dr. Ann MacCormac, CVM Associate serving in Ghana Where and what determines what you call “home”? Is it based on a location, perhaps associated with where you grew up, or is it tied to a group of people with whom you have shared experiences or memories? After living in Ghana, spending the summer in... Read More

Living a Prayerful Life

August 17, 2016

By: Dr. Fred Van Gorkom “Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.” – Oswald Chambers The Bible enjoins us to pray with persistence and faith, with worship and adoration, petition and thanksgiving.  Jesus often went out alone to commune with the Father—even in Gethsemane while the disciples couldn’t... Read More

Come and Teach us

August 15, 2016

By: Dr. Lauren Charles, CVM Southeastern Region Representative “Come and teach us your skills that we may do things for ourselves.” Christian Veterinary Mission’s beginning can be traced back to this one line. Dr. Leroy Dorminy was attending a global missions conference in Europe when someone asked an African woman, “How can we Christians of... Read More

Rejoice in the Lord Always!

August 11, 2016

By: Dr. Kit Flowers, CVM President Joy! This is our theme for a new fiscal year based on Philippians 4:4. “Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say rejoice.” This seems to be a well placed verse in scripture. Paul in writing to the church in Philippi, speaks a charge to Euodia and Syntyche... Read More

Broken Stone

August 8, 2016

By: Melissa White, CVM Fieldstaff serving in India This year Christian Veterinary Mission is celebrating its 40th anniversary and I am celebrating eight wonderful years of service with them! It all started with a three month trip to Mongolia in 2007 when I felt God calling me to serve in Asia long-term. At the time... Read More

Reflections from the Field

August 4, 2016

This past March, Emily Smith, a pre-vet student from Missouri,was given the opportunity to serve in Nicaragua. Emily and her team spent a week working alongside Oscar and Tamy Gaitan, a local pastor and his wife, where the team and their treatment of the animals served as a bridge for the Gaitans and sharing the... Read More

Drawing Near with Dr. Bill & Heidi Janecke

August 1, 2016

As a staff, we are blessed to serve in ministry alongside some incredible individuals and families who are committed to serve the Lord through their profession in veterinary medicine. Veterinarians build relationships with people through helping them with their animals-whether that is in their local practice or across the world. We currently have 32 veterinarians... Read More