Missionaries reflecting on mission service – Richard Young

Posted on October 1, 2011 by Franklin Ishida

Prior to becoming a pastor, Richard Young had a full-time private practice of obstetrics and gynecology in Nevada and traveled around the world giving seminars to OB/GYN doctors. After practicing for 14 years, he felt the call to ministry and was ordained. He immediately accepted a call to be a missionary in Guyana as a doctor and a pastor in 2001. Richard is  known for being dedicated to holistic ministry; using health care skills within the context of ministry as a witness and service of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Guyana. He completed service in 2011. 

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  1. Erv Janssen said,

    on October 17th, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    Thanks for sharing! A wonderful ministry by a dedicated servant!