See the Great Physician through the professionally trained eyes of a medical missionary! Working as a young doctor at Tenwek Hospital in Kenya, Stevens faced unimaginable challenges---from performing surgery in a bouncing Land Rover to treating hippo bites and lion maulings. Learn how he came to appreciate Christ as the ultimate healer, comforter, and on-call friend! 224 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2001 Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0310234336 ISBN-13: 9780310234333 UPC: 025986234331 Availability: In Stock
Jesus--the ultimate doctor. His touch extended grace to the sick and sinful of ancient Palestine and left a miracle in its wake. And his ministry hasnt ceased. Today, he looks for willing hearts and hands through which he can heal a needy world. Dr. David Stevens knows. His eleven years at Tenwek Hospital in Kenya have shown him more than the drama and sacrifice of missionary medicine. In Jesus, M.D. Dr. Stevens shares the insights he has gained into the character, power, and purposes of the Great Physician and what it means for you to follow in his footsteps. This is more than a book of dramatic, true-life stories. It is an inspiring and challenging invitation to partner with Jesus in his 'practice,' accompanying him on his rounds to people whose lives he wants to make whole. Discover how to participate with him in bringing his healing touch to your corner of the world. You dont need a medical education--just determination to trust God as your 'attending physician,' your mentor, your source of guidance, discipline, and encouragement. Dr. Stevens takes you inside stories from the Bible to obtain challenging perspectives and life-changing truths. Youll also get an inside look at life-or-death surgeries; the tense, powerful relationship between resident and attending physicians; the overcrowded patient quarters of a missionary hospital; what its like to improvise an emergency facial reconstruction; and much more. Best of all, youll gain surprising insights from the life and methods of Jesus, the ultimate doctor, in his ministry to desperately needy people two thousand years ago . . . and today. Electrifying, moving, and thought-provoking, Jesus, M.D. will help you see your relationship with God and your world in a brand-new light. Your life is filled with incredible possibilities waiting to unfold one by one as you walk in the presence and provision of Dr. Jesus.
Dr. David Stevens is executive director of the Christian Medical Association. As the former medical director for World Medical Missions, he personally led medical teams into war zones in Somalia, Sudan and Bosnia. The preceding eleven years he served as a medical missionary in Kenya.
Gregg Lewis is an award-winning author and coauthor of more than fifty books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, Take the Risk and The Big Picture.