Come Tour the Ebola Treatment Center at M32020

M3 is pleased to announce that Samaritan’s Purse – World Medical Mission will be back again as exhibitors! They will host 4 booths representing their Children’s Heart Project, Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), Post-Residency Program, and their overall Short-Term and Long-Term mission opportunities.

Another exciting addition is their Ebola Treatment Center that will be set-up and available for conference-goers to tour. Samaritan’s Purse has continued to be on the front-lines helping bring relief and aid to victims of disasters, disease outbreaks, and other humanitarian crises.

The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the largest on record. More than 11,300 people died as Ebola spread throughout Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. Their work in Liberia—where Samaritan’s Purse has had a country office for 14 years—included providing clinical care, as well as campaigns focused on awareness and prevention.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is grappling with the world’s second-largest Ebola epidemic on record, with more than 2200 lives lost and 3300 confirmed infections since the outbreak was declared on 1 August 2018.

Samaritan’s Purse stands ready to respond at a moment’s notice whenever and wherever disaster strikes. So in January 2019 Samaritan’s Purse opened a treatment center in the northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in response to an Ebola virus disease outbreak. They specialize in meeting critical needs for victims of conflict, disaster, famine, and epidemics throughout the world, often working through ministry partners on the ground. They provide food, water, shelter, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ.

From the outside, the Samaritan’s Purse ETC looks very similar to the mobile hospitals used by other organizations. What sets it apart, however, is that the medical work that goes on inside is about both physical and spiritual healing. Medical personnel and non-medical staff minister to patients, pray with them and share the hope of the Gospel in the midst of the disaster.

Please pray for people suffering in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Pray for Samaritan’s Purse staff as they serve with compassion in Jesus’ Name. This website shows current DRC Ebola stats. We encourage you to visit the mobile treatment center during M3 to learn how you can join Samaritan’s Purse DART teams.

Click here to register for the 2020 M3 Conference and experience the Samaritan’s Purse Ebola Treatment Center yourself!

M32020 Welcomes Dr. Jacques Ebhele

In 2010 Dr. Paul and Jennifer Osteen met Dr. Jacques Ebhele in Cameroon while he was still in the PAACS training program.  Ten years later they are thrilled to have Dr. Jacques as a plenary speaker at M32020.

Dr. Jacques practiced in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a general practitioner before training in general surgery with The Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) in Gabon from 2010 to 2014. He practiced and taught with the PAACS program in Cameroon. Dr. Jacques has recently moved to Daeyang Luke Hospital in Malawi where he practices as the only surgeon in the hospital. Most of his practice specializes in the care of critically ill, injured and postoperative general surgery patients.

We invite you to join us at the 2020 M3 Conference and hear Dr. Jacques share his heart and ministry as a missionary surgeon. – click here to register and save $5 with code: M3MISSIONS20

 

Upcoming 2020 CHSC Opportunities for Continuing Education

Christian Health Service Corps has been a partner and supporter of M3 since our first conference in 2016. We are pleased to share with you some upcoming opportunities they are hosting for continued education classes.  Most CHSC training events are held at Shalom Retreat and Training Center, a twenty-acre retreat facility approximately 60 miles east of Dallas, TX. This picturesque setting in the Piney Woods of East Texas houses CHSC headquarters.
Shalom Retreat and Training Center was developed to support the training and orientation of CHSC missionaries, but it is also available to outside organizations for church retreats, board meetings, mission training programs and more.
Occasionally, our training events will be offered at off-site facilities to accommodate regional training needs.  CME/CEU offered for most courses – contact us or see the CHSC website for details. For more information via email or feel free to call 903-926-4000.

2019 Breakout Speaker- Nicholas Comninellis, MD

We are so pleased to welcome back Dr. Nicholas Comninellis as a speaker at the 2020 Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference.  In this M32019 video entitled “The Power of Exemplary Role Models” Dr. Comninellis explores the power of role models and how they impact the development of spiritual movements.

To hear more inspiring speakers, we invite you to join us at the 2020 M3 Conference on February 21-22 in Houston, Texas. Click here to register and save $5 with code: M3MISSIONS20

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