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WebWatch The GFA website probably sets the pace for something easy, clean, attractive, and simple.



syringe HealthLeaders is a free online news and information resource for healthcare executives and professionals. The online HealthLeaders community also provides members with a forum to exchange ideas and perspectives about issues related to the business of healthcare. With the free membership, HealthLeaders members receive by email each weekday the latest news headlines organized to help them quickly and easily keep up with healthcare-related news. Brief summaries of the articles behind the headlines are available by clicking from the email to the Web site, where links to the original story also are available. Special feature articles written by HealthLeaders members and other healthcare business experts are accessible from both the e-mail and the site. HealthLeaders members also may:
  1. Post opinions about a particular story to share their perspectives with other health leaders;
  2. Register their vote in the site’s daily healthcare-related poll;
  3. Send information on an article, along with a personal greeting, to a colleague or friend who might also benefit from reading it;
  4. Search the archives of past HealthLeaders news summaries and feature articles.

In addition, members find many other useful features on the site designed specifically for the convenience of health leaders, including CME access online; career opportunities in the health industry; links to professional associations, federal statistical sites, and other key Internet sites; and directories to locate physicians, hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, health plans, and medical schools. The address is:



The occasional ADRIS Newsletter is dedicated to enabling its subscribers to reach their valuable goals efficiently. The current issue focuses on Internet media related tools that may be helpful in missions.


WebWatch We’re continuing to see all the more sites reach out effectively in contextualized ways. For an example, aimed at Indonesian Muslims, “Kebenaran Untuk Hari Ini” (Truth for Today) is a lifestyle/spiritual type website, with a purpose of witnessing to Indonesians Online and distributing the Jesus film in Indonesian, Sasak and Madurese with the possibility of other indonesian languages in the future. The URL is


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Using a callback service, you can save a lot of money on your international phone bill while traveling overseas. You can use Callback from any country to any country and it also works with your mobile phone and fax machine. For example, try Phone-Access who provides Callback through Access Authority. Example of rates for calls from the USA to these countries (“cents/minute” rates):
Untied Kingdom 12
Germany 19
Australia/New Zealand 14
Taiwan 23
Philippines 36

The rates are the same no matter which way you call – and the flat rates are good, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For all other rates please see And as a rule of thumb, the longer away you call the greater the saving!

You only pay for what you actually call. It’s free to sign up. There are no deposits required, no monthly minimum charges or other “hidden” fees. Along with this service also comes a great traveling feature where you can use this service and save money even as you’re traveling. Callback can also be used as a non pre-paid calling card when traveling in North America. The current rate when calling within the USA is only 12 cents per minute! Sign-up can be done online on a secure server, the service comes with other features such as speed dialing, forced dialing and language options. You can even to use your computer to trigger a callback over the Internet. To learn more about Callback, how it works and how to sign up online please visit: or write with any questions that you might have.



For resources in missions visit the Missiology Homepage at At this site there is a
  1. dictionary of Missiological terms,
  2. five bibliographies of missions resources,
  3. descriptions of the discipline and essential tasks of missions,
  4. an Animism homepage and
  5. an archive of Dr. Gailyn Van Rheenen’s “Monthly Missiological Reflections”.



truck MATS International, Inc. (the second generation of Missionary Auto-Truck Service) has been providing for the transportation needs of Christian Ministries since 1977. MATS can help save ministry and missionary support spent for vehicles for furlough, field, church van and bus ministry, pastors, church staff, para-church staff, retirees, and more. Contact MATS at or call 888-776-7211 or 765-965-7777 or fax 765-962-9966.


Check out Its Global Medical Insurance plan provides a complete package of U.S. style benefits including: worldwide coverage, designed for foreign, national & expatriates; us $5 million lifetime coverage, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation. Tel. 800-641-4614.


power cord & battery If you are a missionary serving in areas where electrical power is inadequate, unpredictable, or unavailable, you might want to contact Sunbeam Solutions, a mission support organization which has been designing and supplying alternative (solar, wind, and water) power sources to missionaries for a number of years. Their motto is “sunlight to SonLight”, and they have extensive experience on what works and what doesn’t power-wise in remote areas of the world. If interested, contact Les Eldeen at Sunbeam Solutions,, or telephone 520-882-9890.

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