The premier convention for Christian healthcare professionals.

This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!
 Who should attend the National Convention?
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Dentists, Optometrists, Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician Assistants, Administrators and Office Staff, Residents, Students, all other healthcare professionals, and spouses of all healthcare professionals.

Upcoming Event: 2019 CMDA National Convention

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May 2, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

THEME: "Celebrating God's Faithfulness"

Early bird registration available until January 8, 2019!

Join us in Ridgecrest, North Carolina on May 2-5, 2019 at TRANSFORM: CMDA's National Convention, the premier convention for Christian healthcare professionals.

2019 Scheduled Speakers

Speakers are subject to change. Please check back often to see additions to the lineup.

JohnStonestreet

John Stonestreet

President, Colson Center for Christian Worldview
As President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, John’s passion is to illuminate a biblical worldview for today’s culture. He’s a speaker, writer, cultural commentator, and collaborator of worldview initiatives. John directs conferences and curriculum projects, speaks to groups nationally and internationally, consults on worldview education for schools and churches, and appears frequently on web and radio broadcasts.
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John is the co-host with Eric Metaxas of Breakpoint Radio, the Christian worldview radio program founded by the late Chuck Colson. He is also co-host of BreakPoint This Week with Ed Stetzer, and the voice of the Point, a daily national radio feature on worldview, apologetics and cultural issues.

Prior to his current role, John worked in various capacities with Summit Ministries including executive director, overseeing the various aspects of the ministry to accomplish its mission of cultivating rising generations to resolutely champion a Biblical worldview.

Prior to working with Summit and The Colson Center, John was on the teaching faculty of Bryan College where he helped to develop a Christian worldview sequence for the core curriculum, as well as several non-traditional educational opportunities. He also directed the Bryan College Worldview Team, an innovative educational initiative designed to teach students to analyze worldviews using the lens of popular media and culture.

John holds a master of arts in Christian thought from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL) where he graduated with honors. He is co-author of Restoring All Things: God’s Audacious Plan to Change the World through Ordinary People (with Warren Cole Smith), of Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage (with Sean McDowell), and Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview (with W. Gary Phillips and William E. Brown).

John and his wife Sarah were married in 2002. They and their three daughters and son live in Colorado Springs, CO.

StanKey

Rev. Stan Key

Bible Teacher
Stan Key speaks frequently in churches, conferences, retreats, and camps both here in the U.S. and abroad. Stan’s education includes an M.Div. degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Th.M. degree in Missions from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has completed additional graduate work at the Faculté Libre de Théologie Evangélique in Vaux-sur-Seine, France.
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After serving churches in Virginia, Kentucky, and Illinois, Stan and his family served for ten years as church-planting missionaries in the suburbs of Paris, France with One Mission Society. From 1994–2012, Stan was the senior pastor of Loudonville Community Church in Albany, NY. Stan joined the staff of the Francis Asbury Society in 2013 and was named president a year later. He serves as editor of The High Calling newsletter and authored The Last Word (Warner Press, 2015), a study on the book of Revelation, Marriage Matters (Francis Asbury Press, 2017), and Jeremiah: Fire in His Bones (Warner Press, 2017). Stan is a member of the boards of One Mission Society and Sammy Tippit Ministries and has also served as the spiritual dean for the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS).

Raised in Georgia, the son of a Methodist preacher, Stan came into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ while he was a student at Asbury College. It was there he met Katy, to whom he has been married since 1977. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics)

David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics)

CEO, Christian Medical & Dental Associations
Dr. Stevens serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations. He is the author of Jesus, MD, Beyond Medicine, co-author of Leadership Proverbs and Servant Leadership. From 1981 to 1991, Dr. Stevens served as a missionary doctor in Kenya helping to transform Tenwek Hospital into one of the premier mission healthcare facility in the world.
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Subsequently, he served as the Director of World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse, assisting mission hospitals and leading medical relief teams into war and disaster zones.   

As a leading spokesman for Christian doctors in America, Dr. Stevens has conducted hundreds of television, radio and print media interviews. Dr. Stevens holds degrees from Asbury University and is an AOA graduate University of Louisville School of Medicine and is board certified in family practice. He earned a master’s degree in bioethics from Trinity International University in 2002.

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Nancy Pearcey

Author & Speaker
Nancy Pearcey is the author of the newly released Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality. She is professor and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University and editor at large of the Pearcey Report.
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Nancy Pearcey is the author of the newly released Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality. She is professor and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University and editor at large of the Pearcey Report. Her earlier books include The Soul of Science, Saving Leonardo, Finding Truth, and two ECPA Gold Medallion Award Winners: Total Truth and (coauthored with Harold Fickett and Chuck Colson) How Now Shall We Live Hailed in The Economist as "America's pre-eminent evangelical Protestant female intellectual," Pearcey has spoken at universities such as Princeton, Stanford, USC, and Dartmouth.

Why Attend?

Here's what other attendees are saying...

Fellowship with other Christian healthcare professionals

"My first National Conference -- great experience!"

Increase your knowledge of current health and social issues

"Very good variety of education about real life issues in medicine. Great speakers."

Renew your faith

"The conference was encouraging, challenging and uplifting."

Network with more than 30 exhibiting organizations

"This was a wonderful weekend of challenge, instruction, encouragement, and proclamation of God's eternal truth."

Contact Us About Transform:

Melinda Mitchell
P.O. Box 7500
Bristol, TN 37621
Toll free: 888-230-2637 
Direct: 423-844-1013

Previous Convention Resources

CMDA National Convention Archive

This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!