5 Lessons I’ve Learned from CVM

September 12, 2016

By: Dr. Gina Wintermantel, CVM Affiliate Ministry Director As we have been preparing for our 40th year celebration of God’s work through CVM, I have been reflecting on my journey and the impact CVM has had in my life. I first learned about CVM when I was in undergraduate study at the University of Illinois,... Read More

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Books by Dr. Dorminy – Founder of CVM

September 8, 2016

By: Dr. Leroy Dorminy, CVM Founder I have written four books. The first one, Mission Vets, covers the first 25 years of Christian Veterinary Mission. It tells of how the Lord gave me the idea while attending the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) in Stockholm, Sweden and how that idea has played out in the profession... Read More

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CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship Program Leaves a Lasting Impact

September 5, 2016

Are you a “missions-minded” vet student in your 3rd or 4th year of vet school? Do you have 4 weeks available to serve on the field? Do you want to receive hands-on training/one-on-one mentoring from a CVM Long-Term Field Worker? If so, then CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship program may be for you! Applications to the Apprenticeship... Read More

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Drawing Near with Drs. Fred & Vicki Van Gorkom

September 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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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