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.
Meet Our Guests
Eric McLaughlin, MD, is a family medicine missionary physician with Serge in Burundi. He and his wife Rachel live at Kibuye Hope Hospital in Burundi, where they care for patients while training African doctors through Hope Africa University, a Christian Burundian university. They have the distinction of having three children born on three continents. He is the author of Promises in the Dark: Walking with Those in Need Without Losing Heart.
Dr. Peter Saunders trained as a general surgeon at Auckland Medical School in New Zealand before serving as a missionary doctor in Kenya. He served with the Christian Medical Fellowship UK for 27 years and is now Chief Executive of the International Christian Medical & Dental Association (ICMDA). His current work involves leadership training, teaching evangelism and ethics, medical mission, writing, editing and media work. He is a council member of the Evangelical Alliance and chair of the End of Life Care for Europe group. He and his wife Kirsty live in St. Albans, UK and they have three sons and one grandson. For more information about ICMDA, visit www.icmda.net.