Growing up in a single-parent family in a trailer park, Brent Hambrick learned to have a great work ethic, study hard, and take advantage of every opportunity which presented itself. After choosing to follow Christ at fifteen years old, Brent began to seriously seek God’s will for his life. He soon realized his calling to the medical field, and subsequently enrolled in the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
During his collegiate tenure, Brent participated in a medical rotation in Haiti, where he initially became interested in serving the Lord abroad. Years later, feeling convicted after reading the parable of the rich man and his storehouses, Brent and his wife determined that, as soon as they were able, they would begin giving back to the Lord through service in the medical mission field.
With doors shut in their face and mainstream options dwindling, Brent and his family began preparing and saving for self-funded service in Central America. Eventually, Brent moved his entire family (which included 7 children) to Honduras and began helping a local medical student organization conduct medical outreaches that met both physical and spiritual needs.
It was during this time that Brent began to see the growing spiritual impact Christian doctors and local pastors were having on the people. Encouraged and yearning to see God work through him and fellow Believers even more, he committed to staying and serving even longer. As a result, Christian medical and evangelistic outreaches continued to grow, as well as their effect on local communities.
Brent’s tenure as a medical missionary in Central America and Cuba serves as a testament to the importance of following God’s calling, no matter where it may lead. Join us, as we listen to Brent’s infectious joy as he relates his experiences serving God by serving others.
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Med Missions (Brent’s medical non-profit) Visit their website to learn more about serving on a medical mission, sharing the Gospel, or to make a donation.