2023 Conference & 10-Year Celebration

September 29th & 30th, 2023

2023 Conference & 10-Year Celebration

September 29th & 30th


Join us at the HealingStrong Conference, where we celebrate our commitment to empowering cancer survivors and those wanting to prevent cancer by providing free community groups, both online and in person, that address the holistic needs of individuals in body, soul, and spirit as an extension of our outreach efforts since 2013.

Featured Speakers and Special Guests

Chris Wark

Speaker, Creator of Square One, Author, Chris Beat Cancer, Beat Cancer Daily Devotional, and Beat Cancer Kitchen.

Dr. Dick Tibbits

Psychologist, Speaker and Author, Forgive to Live, The Stress Recovery Effect: Powerful Tools to Reduce Anxiety and more.

Dr. Rhett Bergeron, MD

Rhett Bergeron, MD, has over 20 years of experience as a regenerative medicine physician.

Cherie Calbom

Speaker and Author, The Juice Lady's Guide to Juicing For Health, and dozens of other best-selling books.

Suzy Griswold

Founder and President of HealingStrong, Suzy is a cancer thriver with a passion to bring people together to heal and stay strong.

Pastor Matt Roberson​

The MET is the host church, and Pastor Matt is the Senior Pastor and will be leading the Night of Worship

Jeneen Hammond

Jeneen is a speaker, coach, mentor and communicator and has worked with notable artists, ministries and organizations for 30 years

Melissa Williams

Melissa loves to share her love of Christ while making people laugh. She tells real life stories that will make you think, laugh and sometimes cry!

along with a panel discussion and Q&A of stage 3 and 4 cancer thrivers, and breakout sessions

Night of Worship

The conference concludes with a night of worship and celebration of a decade of service with HealingStrong. Join us with Grammy and Dove Award winning musicians from the Gaither Vocal Group, along with the Senior Pastor and Worship Team of The Met.

Wes Hampton


Marshall Hall


"Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,." Ephesians 3:20

Who should attend?

Anyone seeking healing from cancer, wanting to help someone to heal from cancer, or to prevent cancer. Whether you are a healthcare professional, a wellness enthusiast, or simply someone who wants to learn more about holistic health, this conference is the perfect opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals and gain valuable insights and knowledge.

What Can Attendees Expect to Learn?

Attendees can expect to learn about a wide range of topics, including nutrition, emotional health, detoxification, juicing, and herbal medicine. During this event, you will hear testimonies from stage 3 and 4 cancer thrivers who are beating the odds!


Special Reunion Groups for:

...and more!

September 29th, 2023 | September 30th, 2023

September 29th & 30th, 2023

The MET Church at The HUB

(across the street from The MET)

12903 Jones Rd | Houston, TX

Ticket Prices

Registration is now closed.

Thank you all for your support! We have reached capacity for this event.

If you would be interested in purchasing the recorded sessions, input your name and email below to receive an invitation when they are available!

Conference Itinerary

We have organized an amazing event for you that represents the heart of HealingStrong, celebrates our milestone anniversary, and offers you an opportunity to connect with others who are thriving with a message of hope, resources and tools that help us all heal and stay strong. We believe that healing happens at home...hour by hour, minute by minute...the choices we make matter. Check back often for updates and subscribe to our mailing list!

Have questions? Email us at: events@healingstrong.org

Patient Panel: Turning Pain Into Purpose

Moderated by the renowned Chris Wark of Chris Beat Cancer, this exclusive panel discussion brings together stage 3 and 4 cancer thrivers who have defied the odds and transformed their journey from "incurable" to a powerful passion for supporting others. Hear firsthand stories of hope and triumph. Discover how they navigated their healing journey using faith, holistic and integrative approaches, renewing of their mind, and lifestyle changes.

Chris Wark

Moderator, Author of 3 books, including Chris Beat Cancer, Beat Cancer Daily and Beat Cancer Kitchen, Founder, Chris Beat Cancer

James Templeton

Founder, Templeton Wellness Foundation, Author I Used to Have Cancer: How I Found My Way Back to Health

Jenny Hrbacek, RN

Practitioner, Speaker, and Author: Cancer Free, Are You Sure?

Kay Blackburn

HealingStrong Group Leader, Cancer Coach

Jim Mann

Radio Personality, Host: I Am HealingStrong Podcast and HealingStrong Group Leader, Greenville, SC

Breakout Speakers and Topics

Angela Aberle
Journey U

Journey to Emotional Release and Healing

Jane Barlow
Founder, Barlow Herbals

Useful Herbs for Day to Day Living and Healing

Dr. Linda Isaacs, M.D.
Practitioner and former business associate of the late
Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez

Understanding the Pancreatic Enzymes in Cancer Treatment

Bailey O'Brien
Gerson Patient Thriver, Certified Nutrition Health Coach, HealingStrong Group Leader

Understanding the Gerson Protocol

Patty Buddemeyer
Believe Big, Patient Advocate Team Leader

Mistletoe Extract in Cancer Treatment

Dr. Teresa Scott, DDS
Practitioner and Stage 4 Cancer Thriver

Embracing Biological Dentistry

Robert Scott Bell
Keynote Speaker, Lecturer, Educator

What’s the Difference? Homeopathy, Naturopathic, Functional and Traditional Medicine and How to Make the Most For Your Own Healing

James Templeton
Stage 4 Cancer Thriver and Founder, Templeton Wellness Foundation

The James Templeton Survivor Story: If I had To Do It All Over Again

Eileen Wrobleski, N.D.

EVOX Treatment for Emotional Wellness, with Voice Mapping


Text the word HEAL to 707070 to help support the scholarship fund for the HealingStrong Conference.


Gamma Ray Partner

HealingStrong - Houston Group

We are grateful for the partnership and participation with our longest running HealingStrong Group from Houston, Texas! In loving memory of Nigel Ryder.

Templeton Wellness

Founded by James Templeton, 30+ year cancer survivor, Templeton Wellness Foundation provides resources for alternative cancer treatment and holistic health.

Chris Beat Cancer

Chris Wark was diagnosed with stage IIIc colon cancer in 2003. After surgery he opted-out of chemo and used nutrition and natural therapies to heal. Chris beat Cancer!

Hope 4 Cancer

Offering personalized treatment programs, unparalleled access to the world’s safest non-toxic therapies, and the highest quality of patient care.

Galaxy Partner

Journey U

There is an answer for the difficulty and the pain that you are experiencing. Journey U is the place where you will discover wholeness, hope and peace.

Harvest Health Center

As a certified RGCC clinic, Harvest Health Center offers targeted therapies with a focus on cancer recurrence prevention, whole body regeneration with stem cells, ozone & nutritional therapies.

Super Nova Partners

Career Skills Network

Career Skills Network transforms organizational culture and classrooms into relational, mission-minded champions through experiential, ground-breaking, research-based trainings.

The Nicholas Gonzalez Foundation

The Nicholas Gonzalez Foundation proudly presents research and educational information about The Gonzalez Protocol®, Nicholas Gonzalez, M.D.'s nutritional enzyme treatment.


A cutting-edge biotechnology enterprise offering an innovative wellness solution for protecting you against the damaging effects of EMF radiation.

Abundant Life Wellness

At Abundant Life Wellness, we believe the body is self-healing, given proper nutrition and care that addresses the underlying cause, not just the symptoms.

Oasis of Hope Hospital

Oasis of Hope’s Contreras Alternative Cancer Treatment (C-ACT) in Tijuana, Mexico, employ various therapeutic elements focused on killing cancer cells directly and more efficiently while alleviating the toxic risk to the healthy cells.

Milky Way Partner

Barlow Herbals

Barlow's herbal supplements and remedies are made from natural botanicals and plants that are used to treat common ailments and maintain personal health.

Desert Wealth Management

Desert Wealth Management helps you grow your hard-earned money, calm your financial fears, and build a bright financial future, all so that you can focus more on enjoying today.

a very special thank you to Believe Big for their partnership and dedication in supporting cancer patients through healing.

View a slideshow from our very first conference in 2013! This was the start of something very special.

Enjoy a segment from our last conference at In Touch Ministries Studio in Atlanta, Georgia in 2018!

If you are flying into town, we suggest you fly into Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH), the closest airport to the venue and the following hotels. We have arranged very reasonable group rates for lodging at the following properties. Nightly rates do not include taxes, room incidentals or deposits. Subject to availability.

SpringHill Suites HNW

20303 Chasewood Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77070

$119 - $125/night Group: HealingStrong

Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2023

Courtyard Houston Northwest

11050 Louetta Rd.
Houston, TX 77070


Shuttle Service Available to The HUB
Deadline: Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Hyatt Place Houston NW

20330 Tomball Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77070

$105 - $119/night Group: G-HLSG

Deadline: Friday, September 9, 2023

If you need to book additional lodging days before or after the conference. Courtyard Houston Northwest may be able to accommodate your needs. Please contact Ruth Vasquez directly at: ruth.vasquez@marriott.com

Special Appreciation for our Conference Coordinators

Angelica Roa Pascual
Board of Directors, Regional Mentor

Mary Ryder
Board of Directors, Regional Mentor

View a slideshow from our very first conference in 2013! This was the start of something very special.

Enjoy a segment from our last conference at In Touch Ministries Studio in Atlanta, Georgia in 2018!

Jumpstart your health this summer and join us for a series of FREE webinars where we discuss varying topics to help you heal at home.

Fill out the form below to get Suzy’s ebook, Created to Heal Strong sent to you!

Submit your request for our HealingStrong Prayer team to pray upon. Please check our Group Directory to connect to a local or online HealingStrong group.

Introduce a friend or family member to HealingStrong and start the journey of healing body, soul and spirit together. Healing is always easier when done in community.

Please share the name and email address of the person that you’d like to invite, and we’ll do the rest.