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PRiME time

April 13, 2013 | Comments Off on PRiME time

For the past couple of years Jim has been collaborating with a group called PRIME, Partners in International Medical Education. This group works within the medical education system sharing and teaching “Whole Person Medical Care.” An openly Christian organization working within 40+ countries, PRiME shares that much can be learned from Jesus Christ, the Good…

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Leadership council of foreign medical students

December 31, 2012 | Comments Off on Leadership council of foreign medical students

Six young men on the leadership council of foreign medical students traveled by overnight bus and overnight train from all parts of Ukraine to Kyiv on Saturday to discuss, pray, and consider the future of this group. As an adviser to this group of Christians, it was a privilege to host this meeting in our…

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Christmas greetings from UMO

December 24, 2012 | Comments Off on Christmas greetings from UMO

The following message was sent to all students and medical professionals who receive our devotionals each month: No one knows the exact birth date of Jesus. Whether you celebrate on December 25th or January 7th may you take time to meditate on the mystery of the birth of Christ. Please think about how our Holy…

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Novi Sad, Serbia

October 2, 2012 | Comments Off on Novi Sad, Serbia

What an amazing long weekend in Serbia! Jim was invited to be the key medical speaker at the first-ever gathering of young Christian medical professionals and students in Novi Sad. And I was able to accompany him. Ever since we first met Klara Dudas at an HCFI Prayer Week several years ago, she has invited…

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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ansong

August 13, 2012 | Comments Off on Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ansong

I could sure get used to weddings every other week! We attended a delightful wedding ceremony over the weekend. The couple met at a Christian medical student conference here in Ukraine. (One of the guests told us that Jim might be one of the most important people at the wedding because he had a significant…

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Bride and groom

July 31, 2012 | Comments Off on Bride and groom

One of the many wonderful results of working with medical students in Ukraine is that Jim becomes not just an adviser or a mentor but also a friend. And as such, Jim is often invited to special events taking place in the lives of these friends. One such event took place on Saturday in Irpin,…

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