Louisville Medicine Volume 63, Issue 9 - Page 20

A FAMILY IN FAITH: THE CMDA PROVIDES CHRISTIAN TEACHING FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL STUDENTS CMDA and UofL dental students in Langue, Honduras in March 2015. Aaron Burch I t was a rainy November night pulling up to Dr. Bill and Marte Hoagland’s house in St. Matthews for the Christian Medical and Dental Associations’ (CMDA) Monday night Bible study. The driveway was filled with cars and more were branching out into the cul-de-sac each minute as students continued to arrive. Inside the cozy house, older physicians and students talked in small groups. A spread of fresh barbecue covered the kitchen island and many had already taken places at the wooden dining table in the next room. Home base for the night would be the living room, where a sectional sofa and numerous chairs of all colors, shapes and sizes gave the guests in attendance a semi-circle to discuss tonight’s Bible passage. When the time arrived, mor H[