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Is There Any Good in a Hurricane?

As I awoke this morning my thoughts were dominated by thinking of the MBF staff at the main offices in Houston. Several of them are just returning home today and one staff members says that they may not be able to get back into their house for two weeks. They were rescued by boat and […]

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Houston Update

Monday, August 28th, 2017 12:00pm Dear Friends, Hurricane Harvey continues to sit over the Texas coast including Houston. The MBF main office is closed and our staff is at home waiting out the storm. Unfortunately, it only continues to rain – a catastrophe beyond what anyone could have ever predicted or even imagined. As of […]

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God At Work

“Look at the nations and watch – and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe; even if you were told.” Habakkuk 1:5 We serve a God of the universe who has had our days planned from the beginning of time. And occasionally God lets […]

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The Story Behind the Picture

Quite often I am asked “What does MBF do?” This photo is a great picture of the ministry of MBF…..but as always, you need to know the story behind the picture: Dr. John Fletcher sent this photo of the new Leica microscope that was purchased for a program to do cytology examination of specimens at […]

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Andy’s Insights

We live in a time of unprecedented progress in healthcare. However, there are a number of “mega-trends” developing which directly impact developing countries and most critically the churches, healthcare providers and medical professionals we are in ministry with. Several years ago John Nesbitt authored a #1 NY Times best seller called Megatrends. The author identified […]

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