Perspectives: Fall 2018 Course Open for Registration

“You Were MADE FOR MORE! Use what’s in you to bless the world around you!” That’s the motto of Perspectives.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a 15 week life and learning opportunity that will change the way you view the world around you. This course is designed around four vantage points or “perspectives” – Biblical, Historical, Cultural and Strategic.  In it, you will have your eyes opened to the heart and purpose of God, and how you can take part in His work all over the world, from the urban streets of America to the rain forest and deserts of distant lands. A fantastic array of pastors, theologians, international missiologists and mobilizers will challenge and inspire you with their personal experiences that will open your eyes to see just how big God is, and how much He desires that all might come to know Him. Whether you are single, married, a student, a homemaker, a professional or retired, Perspectives will bless and challenge your life and direction.

For those in the Houston, Texas area, registration is now open for the Perspectives Fall 2018 credited course, which begins on August 20th. An early bird discount is available until July 15thClick here for more information or to register.

Community Health Evangelism Training of Trainers 1

Looking for relevant, sustainable, reproducible approaches to address community health and development that are adaptable across multiple settings?  CHE provides a strategy for community based transformational development founded on the core values of integration and wholism, commitment to the poor and marginalized, long-term solutions, local ownership and initiative, participatory learning, multiplication, servant leadership, and contextualization.

On August 20-24, 2018, Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC) will present “Community Health Evangelism Training of Trainers 1.”  Participants in this highly interactive CHE Training of Trainers 1 (CHE TOT1) will learn approaches to teaching physical and spiritual topics that equip individuals and communities to identify issues and mobilize resources for positive growth and development.  Participatory learning activities are employed through large and small group discussions, various hands-on activities, and methods that can be replicated in the community setting.  Upon completion of the CHE TOT1, participants will become members of the Global CHE Network and receive the CHE Lesson Plan Flash Drive with access to more than 10,000 lessons and teaching aids. Early registration and student discounts are available.

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Click HERE for more information about this course.

Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC) is a ministry of Christian doctors, health professionals and health educators serving the poor in places that have little or no access to healthcare. Each year, CHSC brings compassionate, life-saving health services to hundreds of thousands of families around the world. CHSC doctors and health professionals are often the only access to care for young families in poor communities.  Christian Health Service Corps is dedicated to transforming the health of children and families in their communities. Click HERE to learn more about the work of CHSC.

Mary K Center for Global Nursing Development

The Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) works with local churches in developing countries and supporting partners in the U.S. to build sustainable medical ministries serving the most vulnerable and marginalized populations. Nurses play a critical role in the delivery of essential health services and in strengthening health care systems.  The Mary K Center for Global Nursing Development was established to improve nursing education so that nurses in the most vulnerable countries have the skills, competencies, clinical knowledge and judgement to handle the complexity of the unique healthcare challenges facing the populations they serve.  They are also trained and empowered to be leaders to help improve the quality of care and advocate for better clinical outcomes in their countries.

The Mark K Center for Global Nursing Development (MKCGND) is focused on the following goals:

  • Building Bridges and Relationships
  • Improving Quality of Nursing Education and Advancing Nursing Practice
  • Establishing Fully Assessable Resources to Foster Global Collaboration
  • Growing Ministry

The holistic integration of medical care and the Gospel is fundamental in the mission of MBF and MKCGND.  Click here to learn more about the programs and projects of the Mary K Center for Global Nursing Development.

Tropical Surgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology CME Conference 2018 – Deadline to register is June 1st

Surgeons of all specialties who are interested in international work are invited to attend the Tropical Surgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology skills course at Baylor College of Medicine, which will be held on September 10-15, 2018, in Houston, Texas.  This course will provide dedicated training in emergency and essential skills for those who practice or plan to practice in low-resource settings for any period of time.

Participants will receive 43 CME credits for attendance. If participant chooses to take and pass the end-of-course exam, they will also receive a Certificate in Tropical Surgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology.  It is recommended for those who are in obstetrics/gynecology to select the general surgery track, and for general surgeons to select the OB/Gyn track.

The deadline for course registration is coming up soon on June 1st. Click here for more information or to register.

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