IHS Global Ministry Report 2014
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The Power of a Witness
IHS Global believes in the power of
testimony (the power of a witness) and
celebrates people taking even the smallest
step toward Jesus along their life journeys.
Is Going Where?
Trained Indigenous Healthcare Witnesses
are reaching out to their patients at the
bedside and in the clinics around the
Indigenous Witness Trainers are training
other Christian healthcare workers as wit-
nesses for Jesus in their localities and
Saline Process Partner Organizations are
working together training witnesses in the
far reaches of the world.
After Jesus talks with the Samaritan woman
at the well, she runs into her town and says,
Come, see Many in the town believed
because of the womans testimony.
These healthcare witnesses go where we cannot go!
I learned that my workplace is my Jerusalem. Referring to Acts 1:8
East Asia, physician
To date, over 11,000 Christian healthcare witnesses in over 74 countries are trained to capture
moments with their patientsall with permission, sensitivity and respect. They are, in essence, saying
Come, see. They have been trained by our healthcare witness training, the Saline Process.
Read on to see how IHS Global connects, trains and coordinates the amazing worldwide resource of Christian healthcare workers for the purpose of sharing the love and reality of Jesus.
Just a Click Away!
The Saline Online Community is open for business!
A healthcare witness in South Africa can now communicate with a witness
in Siberia. (Yes, we are training witnesses in Siberia!) Trainers can
communicate with the witnesses they have trained. Global trainers can
communicate with regional trainers. And they can do it in 81 languages!
Training materials are available in 21 languages. Video refresher training,
news, stories and prayer are available to all the 11,000 trained
The Saline Online Community Goes Where We
Greetings in the Mighty Name of Jesus, As I look back upon this year, I am immediately reminded of
your prayers, financial gifts and continual interest in the
work of IHS Global. It is with gratitude that I write.
We continue to utilize the amazing opportunities of indigenous
Christian healthcare workers to share the love and reality of
Jesus with patients around the world. Training continues in
cooperation with the International Saline Partnership.
We can invest much work and energy, but it is the movement of God that:
Raises up indigenous leaders and trainers,
Envisions healthcare workers and sets a fire beneath them, and
Keeps a covenant partnership of organizations working together.
Let me give you an example of God multiplying efforts. Rajan, a physician from
Sri Lanka (island south of India) came to India for training as a healthcare witness and
to be equipped as a trainer of healthcare witnesses. Soon after, he had the
opportunity to meet with ministry colleagues in Pakistan (northwest border of India).
While there, he trained healthcare workers in four different Christian hospitals.
Rajan is a member of our partner organization, Healthcare Christian Fellowship
The work of IHS Global is expanding through:
Expansion initiatives in India, Sub-Sahara Africa and the Middle East in 2015,
Strategic planning by our indigenous leaders for expansion in Russia,
Expansion into Pakistan, Israel, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Ecuador this past year,
Plans for Australian and New Zealand leaders to reach throughout Oceania,
Continuing work in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe and
Several trainings in the U.S.
As I close, let me remind you of our gratitude. May you know the comfort of the Lord
and be encouraged by Him in this coming year.
Healthcare Witness Training
The Saline Process, our
healthcare witness training
equips and mobilizes Christian
healthcare workers as witnesses
for Christ. Once trained these
Christian healthcare workers have a
lifetime of ministry ahead of them.
On-the-ground (face-to face)
training followed throughout the
years by internet networking
provides follow-up training,
resources, community and prayer
are the keys to ongoing ministry.
The Saline Process includes
Training-of-Trainers (TOT) which
equips trained witnesses to, in
turn, train other Christian
colleagues in their region or
locality. A network of trainers
global, regional and localis being
built. The goal? For patients to hear
about the love and reality of Jesus.
Gbor Gyri, M.D. Becomes
Executive Director of Ministry
IHS Global welcomed Gbor Gyri to
his new position as Executive
Director of Ministry in June. God
first called him to the work of the
Saline Process in 1999 in Hungary.
Dr. Gyri has practiced medicine in
his native country of Hungary for 23
years - 18 of those years in Family
Medicine. During 14 of these years,
he served as a
He also has
experience in the pharmaceutical
industry (Upjohn). Since 1999,
Dr. Gyri has trained healthcare
witnesses and witness trainers, as
well as mentoring and coaching
within the Saline Process worldwide
Healthcare Witnesses-for-Christ Trainings Around the World
Countries in blue were newly added in 2014.
Vinod Shah International Christian Medical and Dental Association
Barbara White Nurses Christian Fellowship International
Chris Steyn Healthcare Christian Fellowship International
Manoj Jacob Evangelical Medical Fellowship of India
Bob Snyder IHS Global
Michael Burke Christian Medical and Dental FellowshipAustralia
Jim Peipon Ukraine Medical Outreach
Jzef Gyri IHS Hungary
Peter Saunders Christian Medical Fellowship United Kingdom
Issam Raad Health Outreach to the Middle East
Health Outreach to the Middle East
(HOME) is our newest International Saline
Partner! Will you pray as we begin the process
of "training their trainers" and providing the
resources they will need?
Bob Snyder introduced the Saline Process
to their Annual North America Conference
in October. To date, trainings have occurred
in Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon and Iraq.
They can go where we cannot go!
The International Saline Partership
is a covenant relationship of Christian
healthcare organizations united around
IHS Globals healthcare witness training
called the Saline Process.
The Budapest Summit 2014 occurred
this last January. Leaders and key
trainers of the partnership gathered
together for strategic planning, vision
casting and ministry.
Much was accomplished. God moved in
the people and around the events. It was
a great joy!
New Zealand Moldova
Malaysia Sri Lanka
Denmark Spain Holland
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