Current UMO News

Prayer Card

February 11, 2018 |

We are so happy with our new prayer card…and it marks the beginning of our missions conferences for 2018. Thank you, Laura Brown, for your help in putting this together and a big thanks to Minutemen Press in Mason OH for their quick turnaround! We are currently in Birmingham AL at the MISSIONS on PURPOSE…

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UMO Board Meeting 2018

January 8, 2018 |

Wow! We have just concluded an amazing weekend with our board of directors. We are thankful to have men and women help guide us through the growing ministry of UMO. Also thankful to have had the book NO MAN’S LAND recommended to us last month. Working through the questions in the beginning chapters greatly focused…

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Executive Committee

June 12, 2017 |

Introducing our new website/blog with a picture of our first executive committee skype meeting! Life and ministry is continuing to move in fast forward and we’re thankful that our amazing board of directors has now added an executive committee to our support team. Our board of directors meets with us once a month via skype…

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More lessons from Prayer Week

January 12, 2015 |

We were definitely challenged over the week to consider our personal walks with the Lord and how that affects our professional/ministry life. A few snippets along the way: Step out in faith with a new mindset! Listen to Him in order to stand for Him. We have access through Christ to all we need to…

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A day of solitude

January 7, 2015 |

Traditionally, the second day of Prayer Week is a day of solitude — a time to spend personally with God through His Word and His creation. Today was just that. Each of us privately spent the day with God…perhaps discussing with Him any concerns or challenges that may be occupying our minds. Rarely do we…

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A new year starts with prayer

January 6, 2015 |

We are thrilled with the opportunities that God gave us last year. And we are looking forward to watching God unfold His plan for this ministry for 2015. As has been our tradition, we are spending this first week of January with like-minded health care professionals who are all praying and asking God to reveal…

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Rotterdam

September 3, 2014 |

What happens every four years and has the potential to impact every part of the world for good? There are probably lots of answers to this question but the one I am looking for is the International Christian Medical Dental Association World Congress. It was held in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, July 19-24. What a…

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Autism update

April 13, 2013 |

UMO board member Tom Saxon is very much devoted to the challenge of autism in Ukraine. As a former missionary with Mission to the World, he and his wife lived for two years in Odessa, Ukraine. During this time he became aware of the plight of families with children with autism, and in March, Tom…

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PRiME time

April 13, 2013 |

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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What is health?

February 28, 2013 |

For the past 40 years of my life as a doctor I have had a rather narrow view of what it means to be healthy. My medical training caused me to concentrate mainly on the physical aspects of disease and how to reverse its effects. Occasionally, I dealt with the emotional aspects and rarely with…

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