The Gift of Hope

The Gift of Hope

Top row, left to right: Elizabeth Centurión, Larissa Dean, Tiffany Wang, Jessica Bedele; Bottom row, left to right: Abby Weems, Juliana Bonilla, Nadine Kamel, Sosela Rrusho   I have no words for describing how grateful I am for being part of this huge...
SHADOWing in the LIGHT

SHADOWing in the LIGHT

Hi everyone! My name is Kai Inguito, and I’m a rising second year medical student at Jefferson. I just want to share the following three paragraphs about my time SHADOWing at SMI. One of my interests in medicine is to become a primary care physician who works and...
A Paradoxical Beauty

A Paradoxical Beauty

In the two weeks that I have spent living and serving in North Philly, I have been so deeply blessed and yet deeply challenged as well.   Our medical team has already spent many hours in Kensington and the surrounding area knocking on doors and meeting people on...
Beautiful Feet

Beautiful Feet

From left to right: Brian Schonewald, Nadeen Kamel, Jessica Bedele     How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God...
Until We Reunite in Heaven

Until We Reunite in Heaven

The stories, testimonies, struggles, challenges, and lessons that were birthed from this week are a pure testament of how good the Lord is, especially to those who are overlooked. One of the characteristics of God that has been so evident in my life is His ability to...
Let Yourself be Loved

Let Yourself be Loved

One of the key parts (if not the most important) of my testimony is when I accepted Jesus into my heart at seven years old.  Since then I have had many trials and areas of growth in my walk with Christ, and one of those lessons that I have learned along the way is...