Philip Yancey: Fearfully and Wonderfully

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Dr. Mike Chupp is joined by CMDA CEO Emeritus Dr. David Stevens to discuss how Christian healthcare professionals can respond with courage during these ominous days of COVID-19. Following that interview, he speaks with Philip Yancey on his updated book Fearfully and Wonderfully: The Marvel of Bearing God’s Image, which is a fresh update of Philip’s collaboration with Dr. Paul Brand, one of our heroes in medicine.

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David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics)

After serving as CEO for 25 years for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations, Dr. David Stevens is now serving as CEO Emeritus.

From 1981 to 1991, Dr. Stevens served as a missionary doctor in Kenya helping to transform Tenwek Hospital into one of the premier mission healthcare facility in the world. Subsequently, he served as the Director of World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse, assisting mission hospitals and leading medical relief teams into war and disaster zones.

As a leading spokesman for Christian healthcare professionals in America, Dr. Stevens has conducted hundreds of television, radio and print media interviews. Dr. Stevens holds degrees from Asbury University, is an AOA graduate University of Louisville School of Medicine and is board certified in family practice. He earned a master’s degree in bioethics from Trinity International University in 2002.

Philip Yancey is a bestselling evangelical Christian author who has authored more than 30 books. His publications are available in 40+ languages, and more than 15 million copies have been sold worldwide. He has produced 13 Gold Medallion Award-winning books, has earned two ECPA Book of the Year awards (for What’s So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew), and he has four books that generated sales of over one million copies.

Philip’s most recent books are The Question That Never Goes Away (2013) and Vanishing Grace: Bringing Good News to a Deeply Divided World (2014), and he is currently composing his memoir.  Philip expresses overwhelming gratitude that he can make a living by writing (and speaking) about the issues of faith that intrigue him.

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