May 15, 2015

Trauma surgeon trades American Dream for kingdom work abroad

By juliemasson

In a family of pastors and church planters, Skybridge member Jeremiah Lee* is the odd man out. Not because he doesn’t care about spreading the gospel, but because the New Jersey trauma surgeon chose medicine as the expression of Christ’s Great Commission calling in his life.

Lee’s family emigrated from South Korea to New York City in 1980 so his father, a full-time pastor, could minister to immigrant and low-income communities. Both of Lee’s brothers eventually followed suit and today serve as pastors and church planters in the city. That placed “an incredible amount of…

May 1, 2015

When God asks you to be a nurse abroad

By juliemasson

Last week we had the privilege of traveling to Memphis, TN to participate in the Missional Marketplace Summit at Germantown Baptist Church.  This event was an opportunity for people in the marketplace to come discuss and learn how God can use them to share the Gospel as they work in their jobs, using their natural giftings and abilities.

Of course, we are passionate about equipping, training and connecting these talented marketplace professionals to take their careers abroad…

April 10, 2015

10 things to know before taking your healthcare career abroad

By Guest Blogger

Let's face it — when it comes to taking your career abroad, healthcare professionals have some extra hurdles to jump. There's licensing, continuing education requirements, not to mention laws that may affect your ability to share the gospel. So we asked Dr. Rebekah Naylor for help. She served with IMB as missionary surgeon in South Asia for over 35 years, and now works as a health care consultant in the United States for Baptist Global Response. Naylor offered up plenty of wise counsel,…