COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Dear Scalpel friends and family, At Scalpel part of our Vision is to, “Serve the physical and spiritual needs of Pucallpan Peruvians, tribal populations, and the missionaries who serve them”. In doing so, sometimes difficult decisions have to be made. As...
Maximizing your donations through asset based giving

Maximizing your donations through asset based giving

Studies show that about 90% of the world’s wealth is in assets that are not liquid cash. This would be things like investments in stocks, real estate, retirement accounts, closely held business interests, farms and farm produce, personal assets, oil interests, and...
Using your IRA to bless Scalpel

Using your IRA to bless Scalpel

Congratulations! You have worked hard, saved wisely and have placed a substantial amount of money into your traditional IRA. Plus, you have a sufficient income from other sources, allowing you to comfortably retire. You have also taken care of your health and attained...
Long-term commitment for the spiritual and physical

Long-term commitment for the spiritual and physical

Long-term commitment for the spiritual and physical One of the foundational pillars for Scalpel At The Cross is patient outcomes. This is the less visible portion of our mission that is nonetheless critical to the continuation of our work. In developed nations,...
Skeletal and Spiritual Deformity

Skeletal and Spiritual Deformity

Skeletal and Spiritual DeformityPeter A. Cole, M.D.This article originally appeared in Scalpel’s Edge Vol. 23 Before reading beyond this paragraph, consider the manifestations of a crooked bone that doesn’t heal in proper alignment. What if you broke your leg...
Parting Words Of 2018

Parting Words Of 2018

Parting Words Of 2018 During the close of 2018, my husband and I reflected on life together, what we envisioned it would be at this point, as well as the shared ups and downs, joys and heartaches that we could not have imagined. The emotions that come with this time...