An elderly gentleman came to the hospital with a tumor on his head. When asked how long the tumor had been there, he said 40 years! So why, after 40 years, did he finally come to the hospital? Over the past week, it had been growing significantly in size and it was painful. Besides that, […]
Bringing Tithes to the Storehouse
In many of Ghana’s rural churches, members don’t have money to tithe but faithfully bring a percentage of their harvest as an offering to the Lord.
Door-to-Door: Our Journey Back to Ghana
Watch a vlog documenting our journey from Virginia to our home in Ghana!
Photographing the NaYiri with a 100-year-old Camera
William uses a nearly 100-year-old film camera to make a unique portrait of the king of Mamprugu.
Right Humerus Sequestrectomy
Heidi performs a rare procedure to remove a years-old piece of dead bone from a young woman’s arm.
Photo Essay by Paul Jenkins
Paul Jenkins explores questions about representation, cultural context, and historical meaning in a photograph by Basel Mission doctor Rudolf Fisch. The photograph was taken at the beginning of the 20th century in Akwapim, the traditional Akon Kingdom in Ghana.
‘Dasuba’ bu deaari dooru.
“You don’t catch a disease by saying ‘Good morning!’ ” – A Mamprusi Proverb
Visiting Ms. Denice in Nakpanduri Again
We go to see our friend in Nakpanduri and let Dr. Furtak say goodbye to her.
Worshiping with Ghanaian Friends Again
One of the things we were looking forward to the most upon our return was worshiping with our Ghanaian friends again. This past Sunday we joined our church in the village of Kolinvaai and it was a wonderful reunion.