About the Luke Society

The Luke Society provides resources and support for international Christian health visionaries passionate about ministering to needs in their own cultures. Our ministry empowers nationals to share the saving grace of the Gospel through preaching, teaching and healing. Read more about who we are and what we do here.

 

Vision:

To participate in God's plan of redemption by following Jesus' example of teaching, preaching, and healing (Matthew 9:35-36). Read our Faith Statements.

Join us as we continue our series which takes a closer look at each of our ministry partners from the viewpoints of the directors.

Today, our featured ministry is the Centre Médico-social Luc Au Jourdain in N'Dali, Benin.

Ministry: Centre Médico-social Luc Au Jourdain
Location: N'Dali, Benin
Director: Dr. Martin Luther Osse 
Established: 
2004
Employees: 18

We encourage you to click the button below to continue reading about the special work this ministry is doing in Africa.

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Brothers and sisters in Christ

September 20, 2017
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Dr. Jim Spindler shares an experience as a PMT in the Yucatan of Mexico when asked to preach on short notice.

Kingdom building in Trujillo

September 18, 2017
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South American Regional Coordinator Dr. Apolos Landa lends some perspective from his recent trip to western Peru.

Sower and seeds

September 15, 2017
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Indielou Dougnon runs a ministry within a region heavily influenced by Islam, yet he's planting seeds for the Gospel anyway.

Washed white as toe

September 13, 2017
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A children's mishap with a bottle of nail polish leaves a mess that must be subsequently cleaned up by a father.

China wheelchair distribution

The political circumstances in China have changed, making it more difficult for Christian ministries to function. New laws and rules have placed restrictions on foreign organizations attempting to work in China.

While complicating our ability to support our ministry partner in China, it has had much more impact on organizations which use U.S. citizens directly in their work. Since we are not a sending organization and don’t directly manage our ministry partners, we can keep a low profile and are able to continue our encouragement, financial and prayer support.

For the Luke Society director in China – his name and identity protected for safety reasons –  the most dramatic result of these new rules is the decision to discontinue hosting wheelchair distribution groups from the United States. The organization with which he has partnered to supply wheelchairs in the past will only do so if they can send teams from the U.S. For that reason, the director has been led to the difficult decision to discontinue accepting that help.

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From the executive director

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Dr. Wrede Vogel
Executive Director

 

 

 

"Thank you for visiting the Luke Society website. I welcome anyone seeking to better understand the impact of the Luke Society and those who are exploring this ministry for the first time. I hope this website helps you understand clearly the mission of the Luke Society, and gives you a glimpse of how the Kingdom of God is expanding through the work of our ministry partners."