1. We are OB / Rural Fellowship trained Family Practice Physicians.
2. We have committed the next two and one half years to employ the skills God has given us in service to our Lord and the people of Togo
Where are we going
We are part of the Samaritan’s Purse Post Residency program. We leave for Switzerland in Jan 2013 for 6 months of French Language training and then travel to Togo Africa for a two-year ministry in Family Practice medicine at Karolyn Kempton Memorial Christian Hospital.
What is this website
This website was created on August 23, 2012 to document our Post-Residency experience (Jan 2013 to August 2015) and anything else that comes along . . .
Noah was born on March 26, 2012 and is the joy of our life.
Fred – Swiss roots; born American; raised Canadian; Met my wife Lydia while doing a family medicine residency in Northern Kentucky. Have just completed the Tacoma Family Medicine Residency Fellowship (July 2012). Favorite verse (((James 1:27 ))) “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world”
Lydia - grew up as a MK and PK, was in the Philippines for 5 years and then raised in Indiana afterwards. Graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University. Medical training in Missouri, Ohio, and Illinois. Loves reading, running and being a mom. Favorite verse: Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding, but in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will guide your path.”