In 2008, my life was radically changed by God and for God during a service trip to Tijuana, Mexico. Since that pivotal moment, my passions have sent me to some the most impoverished areas in the world including Uganda and Haiti to share the gospel.
I realized quickly that for me to truly be the hands and feet of the Jesus Christ I believe in and to share his eternal and beautiful love, I need to pursue medicine. Now almost 7 years later and finishing up a degree in Biology-Chemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University, medical school has become a reality. I believe that God does work all around us but I also know that he calls some to sacrifice much of their life to serve others in remote places throughout the Earth.
In fact, Matthew 28:19 says "Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit."
My dream is to practice medicine in third world countries. This opportunity to take part of a genuine mission community in PNG and to work with children in Manila will be invaluable in my preparations for medical missions.
However, at this point I can't do it alone. With a drained bank account from my undergraduate studies and the impending debt approaching from medical school, I'm looking into every opportunity to raise the funds necessary to go.
The Facebook page and pending blog will be my way of sharing pictures and moments with my friends and family throughout my experience. In the mean time, if you are willing to help in funding my trip I am truly appreciative. Whether, it's a dollar or a hundred, you are taking a stance in partnering with me and I am extremely grateful. Also, all donations are tax deductible through the "Nazarene Hospital Foundation."
Whether or not you are able to give financially, what I am in need of most is prayers!
Thank you so much and I look forward to sharing this once in a lifetime experience with you.
Jordan Matthew Thompson
God bless you.
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