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Christian Doctor’s Digest – December 2019 – #1

In this podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp interviews Dr. Eric McLaughlin, a family medicine missionary physician, about his book Promises in the Dark: Walking with Those in Need Without Losing Heart. Next, he is joined by Dr. Peter Saunders, the Chief Executive of the International Christian Medical & Dental Association.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2019 – #2

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In this month’s podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp interviews Dr. Michael Davis about his work with infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS. Next, he is joined by Dr. Ray Barfield, the director of the Duke University’s Medical Humanities Program for the Trent Center for Bioethics, Medical Humanities and History of Medicine.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2019

In this month’s podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp interviews Dr. Eleanore Kue about her work serving the underserved in Michigan. Next, he is joined by Pastor John Ensor about his book regarding resources for crisis pregnancy intervention.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2019

A Deeper Faith Al Weir, MD May 21, 2019

In this month’s podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp is joined by Dr. Ruth Haley Barton, the CEO of the Transforming Center, about her book, Pursuing God’s Will Together. Next, he interviews Barney Davis, Jr., MD, a general psychiatrist, about the importance of sabbath and rest.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – September 2019

Overcomers Al Weir, MD December 4, 2018

In this month’s podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp interviews author and physician Dr. Walt Larimore about his new book, Fit Over 50. Next, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Drs. Timothy and Maureen Gaul, the leaders of Medical Education International’s teams to Macedonia. Finally, Vice President for Campus & Community Ministries Bill Reichart interviews Dr. Ron and LeAnne Blackmore about their recent trip to Macedonia.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – July 2019

Christian Doctor’s Digest – July 2019

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Tyler VanderWeele to talk about the link between religious upbringing and health. Next, Senior Vice President Gene Rudd interviews Dr. Ron Bryce about his book Fingerprint of God. Finally, listen and learn more about Dr. Bill Griffin, CMDA’s new Dental Director.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – June 2019

The Future Today July 2, 2018

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Steve Sartori to talk about CMDA’s new Center for Well-being. Next, he interviews Dr. Matt Montgomery about his experience on mission trips with CMDA’s Global Health Outreach.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2019

Feeling the ‘Burn’ in Burnout February 28, 2017

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens interviews healthcare missionary Dr. Eli Horn about his experiences with burnout. Next, he’s joined by Dr. John Chuck about personal health for healthcare professionals and how to create a balance between work and life.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2019

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In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Steve Manning, a physician from North Carolina who made the jump to Direct Primary Care. Next, he interviews Dr. Tim Elmore about his new book Marching Off the Map.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – March 2019

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The March 2019 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest… we’re talking about getting together with old friends from organizations that we have worked with for many years. Our guests are Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, CEO of Nurses Christian Fellowship and John Stonestreet, host of Breakpoint.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2019

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The February 2019 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest…A look into hospitality as a way to evangelize within the home. Conservative Christians admit that they do not speak out on political or cultural issues because they do not know how to support their beliefs from a biblical basis. We’ll look at how to defend the Gospel. And finally, the demands of cross-cultural ministry can be overwhelming and draining, leading to discouragement and burnout. We’ll learn how to live the holy, faithful lives God intends for us.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – January 2019

Visual Hunt

The January 2019 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest…Moral relativism is at the heart of most of our currently contentious issues relating to sexual freedom: the sanctity of life and the ordering of virtue. Also, what have we learned over the last decade about stem cells? There is enormous potential for medicine, but the debate is, “Where do we get the cells?”

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – December 2018

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The December 2018 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest deals with the topic of Grace and how we can apply to what is going on in our culture today. Phillip Yancey shares from his book Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to The Good News? as he focuses on the search for honest faith that makes a difference for a world in pain. Then Joe Gregory joins Dr. David Stevens to look back at God’s Grace that He gave to CMDA with their relationship and the growth to the organization that came through it.

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CDD STAT – Title X Family Planning Program

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CDD STAT is a special edition of Christian Doctor’s Digest that is distributed when circumstances of an urgent nature occur. This is a great opportunity for you to submit a grant application to provide services through the Title X Family Planning Program. Applications are due January 14.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – June 2018

Faith Gender

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens chats with Dr. Walt Larimore about how to build a spiritual team in your practice, as well as about Grace Prescriptions. Next, Dr. Ryan Anderson joins him as he shares about his new book When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2018

Races

In this month’s episode, Dr. David Stevens first interviews Dr. Omari Hodge, a family medicine physician, about current race relations in the U.S. Next, he chats with Dr. Bill Brown, Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture at the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, on the topic of today’s worldview.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – March 2018

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In this month’s episode, Dr. David Stevens’ focus is on the new Health and Human Services Division on Conscience and Religious Freedom. He interviews Roger Severino, the Director for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Sara Hellwege, who filed a federal lawsuit in 2014 on the basis of discrimination due to her religious and moral convictions.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2018

This is what RECOVERY looks like

Dr. David Stevens chats with Ben Cort about recovery, prevention, and harm reduction which comes from his own struggle with substance abuse. Also, Market Place Missions/Remedy Missions Conference Speaker, Larry McCrary discusses church planting.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2014

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Discussions with Walt Larimore, MD about his book Ultimate Guy’s Body Book, with Kennon Vaughn about evangelism through Downline Ministries, and an update on Physician Assisted Suicide in Montana with David Hafer, DDS.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – January 2018

Assisted

In this month’s episode, Dr. David Stevens chats with Laurence G. Worthen about physicians and dentists who share a common goal to fully integrate their Christian faith with professional practice and an update on Physician-Assisted Suicide in Canada. Also, Nathan D’Jiim discusses his work for the Lord.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2017

National Opioid Crisis Community Summit

Reaching out to our world & those in need. Pat George discusses the opioid epidemic and where we can find help for those in addiction. Bob Bowers, MD shares from his book With Dr. Bob in Ethiopia, relating powerful stories of God’s goodness during difficult times on the mission field. Then John Patrick, MD and John Robson recount their story of how to present your witness to intelligent unbelievers.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2017

Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2017

In the October 2017 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest, we delve into the issues of Religious Liberty, the Sexology Movement and World Missions. Former Congressman Joe Pitt shares about what has and is happening in Congress to protect Religious Liberty. In an eye-opening & sometimes EXPLICIT interview, Bill Shaw, MD informs us about how we can respond to the rapidly changing Sexology Movement. Will Rogers talks about the unprecedented opportunities being found today in Medical Missions.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2017

Forest

In the August 2017 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest, we seek to equip our members to face the challenges in our world today. James Garlow shares from his book Well Versed: Biblical Answers to Today’s Tough Questions about how to handle some of the issues facing us that would have seemed unimaginable just a few years ago. Jeff Keenan, MD brings an update on the National Embryo Donation Center and the important live saving work being done there. Plus Casy Mattox helps us understand the facts about Academic Freedom and the battle for Right of Conscience protections.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2017

Marriage ring and Bible

The May 2017 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest all about empowering you to make an impact in your community and our world for Christ. Dennis Rainey shares about resources and methods to help your teens remain pure in our sexually saturated culture. Participants in a CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend conference share about the ways it helped them make their marriages stronger. Bert Jones and Dr. David Stevens share from their book Servant Leadership about how to lead like Christ did, as a servant to all.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2017

Abortion March

We present 3 valuable interviews to help you engage the culture. Valerie Huber joins us to discuss what is happening in our country as the “progressive” curriculum of Sex Ed is expanding. Then Os Guinness shares from his book Impossible People on how to be courageous with our worldviews. And Jeanne Mancini gives us an update on the battle for life in this country.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2017

Faith-Health puzzle pieces

The relation between faith & health is examined with Dr. Tyler VanderWeele about his research findings of church attendance & better health outcomes. Then Bert Jones shares from a message he gave on Psalm 91 about abiding in the secret place. And Ellie Lafario comes to the microphone with wit & insight to discuss her book Leap of Faith.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2016

Faith & Health

Ben Mast shares from his book Second Forgetting, the Power of the Gospel During Alzheimer’s about helping caregivers find hope during this most difficult time. Chuck Thompson expounds on his book Presence & Truth about Christian counseling concepts to help us deal with others. Albert Mohler concludes the discussion of his book The Conviction to Lead on leadership principles.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2016

All Genders Matter

Preparing us as wise Christians to fight some of the evils in our world. Charles Fay discusses how to guide our children in making good digital decisions as they interact with the web and electronic devices. Allan Josephson, MD explores the issues surrounding the Transgender movement and how it affects every healthcare professional. Albert Mohler delves into the issue of Right of Conscience, how to approach it and how to applies to ourselves and our patients.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2016

Rally for Trans Health Equality & Economic Justice

Changes are occurring in our world today. Karl Benzio, MD discusses the Transgender issue and the changes that result from it. Robert Lerer, MD shares about the changes in Cuba as the US Government opens the door for travel and the opportunities that presents. Peter Anderson, MD opens his book Lost & Found that was written to assist our patients with all the changes to the practice of medicine, including Electronic Medical Records.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2016

Faith hands

The May 2016 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest tackles the issue of Human Dignity, how to each others & influence our world, and then a practical application of human dignity through medical missions. John Kilner shares from his book Dignity & Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God. Tom West, MD helps prepare us to share our knowledge and faith as physicians to non-medical audiences. A dentist from the Middle East shares about helping Syrian refugees and the plight of those in refugee camps.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2016

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Public Policy comes to the forefront as we discuss ways to impact the world around us. Phil Lees brings the issues to the local level with an EXPLICIT discussion of Comprehensive Sexual Education being taught in our schools today. Richard Swenson, MD talks about the State of Medicine and examines how we can be a beacon of hope to our colleagues. Jonathan Imbody shares from his book Faith Steps about how you can get involved with public policy.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2016

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Christian Doctor’s Digest brings you a few of your favorites! Richard Swenson, MD shares about the state of our world today and the coming End Times. John Patrick, MD discusses the necessity of belief and how that shapes our worldview. Plus we introduce Jeff Anderson as the CMDA Director of Gift Planning!

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2015

Religious Freedom

Explore ways to bolster the foundational blocks of religious liberty and family. Ken Carpenter discusses his movie, One Generation Away, and the fight to preserve our religious liberty in this country. Then Mark True, MD & Kim Hawthorne join us to tell us about a new CMDA retreat in Colorado to strengthen the bonds between fathers and their teenage children.

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CDD STAT – Same-Sex Marriage

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In this special issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest STAT, Dr. David Steven discusses this issue with Dr. Ryan Anderson, the William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy at the Heritage Foundation.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2015

Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2015

Dr. John West explores the misuse of science for political purposes and the impact it has on our culture. David Player, MD explains the practice model of Executive Medicine. Ron Blue expounds on knowing how much is enough in relation to our income, savings, giving and what we leave behind once we are gone.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2015

Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2015

Focusing on the foundational principles that are the bedrock of Christian medicine. Warren Kinghorn, MD discusses Medical Professionalism & the covenant relationship we have with our patients. Steve Furr, MD explores the issue of Family Practice in a small rural setting & the challenges that come with it. Robert Orr, MD delves into the topic of Same Sex Marriage & CMDA’s public policy statements on it. In this episode…

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – June 2015

Christian Doctor’s Digest – June 2015

Seeking to equip you better to deal with the issues we face each day. John Patrick, MD helps prepare us to take our witness into the public square as we speak out on bio-ethical issues. Peter Anderson, MD shows us a new way to deal with the Electronic Medical Records in our practices. John Dunlop shares from his book Wellness for the Glory of God about how we can glorify God through our bodies.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2015

Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2015

Outreach to those around us for the Kingdom. Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, shares from his book Storm about churches having a better outreach into their communities. Nabeel Qureshi, MD discusses the Interface with God & Science and how to incorporate that into our witness to Muslim colleagues.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2014

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Dr. David Stevens’ guests on this edition of Christian Doctor’s Digest include John Stonestreet about a thoughtful approach to same-sex marriage, Jonathan Imbody on the healthcare right of conscience and Drs. Charles Smith and John Elsen with a walk down memory lane.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2014

Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2014

In the October 2014 edition of Christian Doctor’s Digest, Dr. David Stevens interviews Dr. Randall Owen about witnessing in practice, Dr. Bruce Steffes with an update on the Pan-African Academy of Surgeons and Drs. John Kempen and Scott Lawrence about the Discovery Eye Institute.

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CDD STAT – Physician-Assisted Suicide

CDD STAT -- Physician-Assisted Suicide

Learn more about the dangers of legalizing physician-assisted suicide in this special issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest with Dr. David Stevens as he interviews Kara Tippets, a Colorado mother of four living with stage-four cancer who believes it is possible to die with dignity.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2014

Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2014

Practical advice is the word of the day. Haddon Robinson joins us to teach how to apply the Bible to the 21st century and make it relevant to our culture. Bob Orr, MD shares from his book Medical Ethics & the Faith Factor about clinical decision making at the bedside. Chap Clark discusses how to make our kid’s faith stick with them into adulthood. can glorify God through our bodies.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2014

Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2014

Helping you overcome the challenges you face everyday. Mark Gregston shares from his book Tough Guys and Drama Queens about raising teenagers. Katherine Welch, MD discusses Human Trafficking and how we can make a difference in the fight. Then Babak Iranmanesh, MD shares his testimony on how he came to Christ from a Muslim background.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2014

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Offering interviews to inspire and equip you in God’s service. We begin with John Patrick, MD on how to reach the young with Apologetics. Then Jason Dykstra, MD shares about his family’s unusual approach to funding mission opportunities and giving. Eric Edwards, MD tells the story of creating a new auto injector for Epinefrin.

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CDD STAT – Healthcare Right of Conscience

CDD STAT -- Healthcare Right of Concience

In this special issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest STAT, Dr. David Stevens discusses healthcare right of conscience with Senator Tom Coburn and Casey Mattox, senior counsel with the Alliance Defending Freedom Center for Life.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2013

Christian Doctor’s Digest – November 2013

Erin Brynn shares from her book Finding Roses in the Dust. Dr. Louis Lugo from the Pew Forum discusses those who choose NONE as their religious affiliation. Tim Goeglein opens his book The Man in the Middle about working in the second Bush White House. And Al Weir, MD shares about his weekly devotional for CMDA.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2013

Christian Doctor’s Digest – October 2013

Exploring difficult situations. Matt Anderson, MD shares his story of being fired for presenting a Christian talk at his hospital and the Right of Conscience battle that ensued. Byron Calhoun, MD discusses perinatal hospice and the difficult journey of losing a child. Then Rob Moll shares from his book The Art of Dying.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2013

Christian Doctor’s Digest – August 2013

We discuss new Christian Medical Schools opening across the country at Liberty University, William Carey University and Campbell University. Then Joe McIlhaney, MD shares from his book Girls Uncovered & Casual Consequences.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2013

Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2013

Interviews about children. Robb Brandt, MD shares from his book You Deserved a Better Father. Jedd Medefind discusses the Christian Alliance for Orphans. Deena Graves enlightens us about Human Trafficking in the US and strategies to combat it. Then Richard Swenson, MD talks about writing his book Last Flight Out of Oz with his son.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2013

Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2013

Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD shares from her book Set Free To Live. Wendy Kang, MD, JD discusses Medical Malpractice and the CMDA ministry to help those going through that difficult process. Then we bring you a chapel message from David Stevens, MD about overcoming what is dragging you down.

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Christian Doctor’s Digest – January 2013

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On a special January 2013 issue of Christian Doctor’s Digest, we focus on the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade and the impact that has had on our nation. Gianna Jessen shares her testimony and about the movie inspired by her life, October Baby. Priscilla Coleman discusses the issue of depression that often affects women who have had abortions. Brian Stillwell, MD explains the Endowment for Human Development and the tools they provide in helping us learn about unborn life. Dr. John Wilke, the “father” of the right to live movement, talks about the movement’s early history and where it is going now.

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Dental Ministries Digest – Tom Batz and Sam Molind, DMD

Tom Batz and Sam Molind, DMD

Tom Batz is a US dental and medical markets sales leader who has been with Aribex, Inc. since 2008. Dr. Molind left his Montpelier, VT, practice in 1998 to begin Global Health Outreach (GHO). Prior to his work with GHO, Dr. Molind served as Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Vermont Medical School.

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