99 Volunteers – Part 2

April 12, 2019

During the last two weeks of March, CVM had 99 short-term mission trip volunteers in the field. We are thankful they chose to spend their spring break serving with us. The trips were to Honduras, Guatemala, India, Uganda, Alaska, Haiti, Mongolia, Nicaragua, and Appalachia. We asked the volunteers to reflect on their experiences and share... Read More

Transforming Tanzania

March 1, 2019

CVM serves to send veterinary professionals across the world to develop sustainable outreach through veterinary medicine.  Dr. Lena and Patrick Wensel are great examples of this as they serve Christ in East Africa. Lena trains local animal health care workers to improve the health of their livestock while Patrick provides Community Health Evangelism and church... Read More

Reaching the Outcasts

February 15, 2019

By Rev. Dr. Mary McDonald Up, up, up we climbed along a dirt path that had been carved into the mountainside by bare, calloused feet that daily trod the red dust.  The rolling green hills perched atop each other and reached magnificently toward heaven.  Our guides, Batwa children who had run down the mountain to... Read More

Tapestry of Life

February 11, 2019

By Dr. Gerald Mitchum In the late 1970s, we had the privilege of spending time on the Navajo reservation in Aneth, Utah assisting the people with their livestock.  At the same time, we offered encouragement to their small church.  Our new friends among the Navajo Christian population included a number of the Begay tribal families.... Read More

The Goats of Hopes and Dreams

December 28, 2018

Dr. Margaret Thompson, a CVM fieldworker in Tanzania is working with a dairy goat ministry through a project called Food For His Children (FFHC)  This project gives her the opportunity to build relationships as a trained veterinarian and allows her to pour God’s love and His Word into the lives of the recipients of the... Read More

Dressing of the Stones

May 8, 2017

By: Dr. Troy Sammons, CVM Fieldstaff, transitioning to service in South Sudan Currently there are five gentlemen armed with axes and carpenter squares diligently preparing building stones for an addition we are working on in Kenya. The stone dressers are special craftsmen who will hand shape each of the seven hundred stones needed for the... Read More

CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship Program Reaches to Cameroon

February 23, 2017

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

Reflections from the Field

February 2, 2017

Katherine Sunderland, a vet student from Virginia, was given the opportunity to serve on her first short-term mission trip with CVM to Nicaragua. Katherine and her team spent a week working alongside Pastor Oscar and Tamy Gaitan. Katherine was kind enough to answer a few questions for us!

CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship Program Reaches to Uganda

January 30, 2017

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

Reflections from the Field

January 26, 2017

Christine Crawford, a vet student from North Carolina, was given the opportunity to serve on her first short-term mission trip with CVM to Alaska. Christine was kind enough to answer a few questions for us!