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Health Sciences

The Economic Impact of Medical Missions

When: June 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Wednesday

Where: Ezell 136

Session 1

Session Abstract

Advancing wellness by partnering in God’s mission in our world reflects the life of Jesus. The outcomes of a culturally-sensitive, focused delivery of healthcare positively impacts the individual lives of the recipients while also improving the local economy and supporting the pursuit of justice. Discussants from healthcare-focused ministries will share experiences with an emphasis on the economic impact, justice and wellness of the people and communities served.


Jeff McCormack, Oklahoma Christian University, Predisan, Convener

  • David Elrod, Lipscomb University, Moderator
  • Jennifer Gray, Chimala Mission Hospital, Participant
  • Jeff Bennie, Health Talents International, Participant
  • Sarah Catherine Teixeira, Jovenes en Camino, Participant
  • Jeff McCormack, Oklahoma Christian University, Predisan, Participant
  • Phil Ellenburg, Faith Family Medical Center, Participant

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James Cone with conferee at the CSC in 2017

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