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Mission Group Identifies 3rd American With Ebola, Unknown If He Will Return To US For Treatment

The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

(courtesy:  Jerrel Gilliam)

North Texas Missionary Returns From Liberia

A North Texan who was in Liberia for missionary work returned to Texas amidst the deadliest Ebola outbreak ever recorded.

08/03/2014

Kent Brantly

Friends Join Church Members To Pray For Texas Doctor With Ebola

From the moment Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly and his family joined the Southside Church of Christ medical missionary work was a passion. Wednesday night church members and others gathered to pray for Dr. Brantly’s healing.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2014

Residents (R) stand along a sea wall as high waves pounded them amidst strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legaspi, Albay province, south of Manila on November 8, 2013. (credit: Charism Sayat/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Missionary Shares Story Of Typhoon Survival

After traveling across the world for the last few days, Cameron Johnson is finally home safe with his family in Frisco.

CBS 11–11/21/2013

After six Texas residents were diagnosed with measles in the past month, the Department of State Health Services has issued a formal alert against the viral infection. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Tarrant County Measles Cases Linked To Church Visitor’s Missionary Trip

Another five people in Tarrant County may have contracted measles, according to the Tarrant County Health Department.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

John and Wanda Casias, longtime missionaries in Mexico from Lewisville, were found shot in their home on Feb. 1, 2012 outside of Monterrey, Mex. (Credit: casias.org)

Mourners Call Slain Texas Couple ‘Spiritual Soldiers’

Friends recalled John and Wanda Casias as spiritual soldiers who gave their lives to God and hearts to Mexico, where the American missionary couple was slain last week.

02/08/2012

John and Wanda Casias, longtime missionaries in Mexico from Lewisville, were found shot in their home on Feb. 1, 2012 outside of Monterrey, Mex. (Credit: casias.org)

Funeral Set For Lewisville Missionaries Killed In Mexico

Funeral services for an American missionary couple slain in Mexico are set for Wednesday morning at their home church in Lewisville.

02/08/2012

Friends and Family of Lily Cantu, a Denton missionary who was killed in Peru, gathered Sunday for a fundraiser at Johnny Carino's in Denton.

Family, Friends Gather To Honor Memory Of Denton Missionary

While forks clinked upon plates at the Denton Johnny Carino’s location, the restaurant manager stood up and proclaimed that Sunday’s fundraiser was “different.” Friends and family of a young missionary who died in Peru Thursday gathered to help raise enough money for her parents to have her body transported home.

CBS 11–11/14/2010