Published by Tim Mead


Mead Minutes: Farewell thoughts

by on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:59 am

I truly have an amazing family. Just imagine your spouse coming home one day and saying, “I think we need to go to Africa as a family to work.” To many, this would be considered bizarre behavior in need of counseling.

Mead Minutes: God is not done

by on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7:45 am

Greetings from the Meads in Michigan! Thinking back on our most recent trip to Kenya and the orthopedic meeting, I have been celebrating just how amazing a God we serve.

Mead Minutes: Touring Kenya

by on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 11:50 am

Greetings from Kenya! Our trip back to Kenya has been truly amazing in so many ways.

Mead Minutes: Stepping out in faith

by on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 12:11 am

Greetings from the Great Rift Valley in Kijabe, Kenya!! It has been a loooong time since I have been able to write those words.

Mead Minutes: I serve an amazing God

by on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

Dr. Mead describes a special week, personally, professionally, and spiritually!

Mead Minutes: A team approach to surgery

by on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:09 pm

Hello from the Philippines! I have left the midwest cold just as I was getting used to it. I am back in the heat and high humidity of Tebow CURE Hospital once again. We are seeing some amazing children with wild deformities here at the Tebow CURE Hospital. Yesterday, we had a 14-year-old boy with […]

Mead Minutes: Merry Christmas!

by on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Sometimes amidst the glitter and noise, the reason we celebrate is lost. Christmas should be a season of “awe and wonder.”  When Christ was born, there were no Christmas sales going on. No one decided to place inflatable Santas or colored lights at their homes. Mary and Joseph were weary travelers coming to Bethlehem by government decree. No family offered them a place to stay. No hotel had a room. Imagine delivering a child in a barn.

Mead Minutes: Early prevention is key for DDH

by on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:15 am

Greetings from the Philippines! After a night of rain, I awoke early to clear skies. The Southern Cross and Orion were constellations I knew shining dramatically against the inky, black sky. The air was fresh, humid, and not too hot. After all, we were in the cool “brrrr” months: Septembrrrrr, Octobrrrrr, Novembrrrrr, and Decembrrrrr. Taking […]

Mead Minutes: A long road

by on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 8:04 am

Dr. Mead talks about his time in the Philippines and a describes a complex surgery.

Mead Minutes: Miracle fruit and hubris

by on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2:37 pm

Walking the neighborhood, I see trees filled with mangos, papayas, bananas, coconuts, and more in differing stages of development. Down the street, pineapples perch on their stalks above the spiky leaves.

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