Encompass World Partners News

Women of Grace USA Hispanic Gathering

Monday, 22 May 2017 12:48

Since 1939, Women of Grace USA has encouraged women to grow in their relationship with Christ and actively engage in the mission of God. Women of Grace USA has influenced many people in their history. However, after having several gatherings in English in the past, the Board of Directors came to realize a gap in their reach for the future.

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A Creative Platform for Ivanova

Friday, 19 May 2017 14:14

When Greg Burgess started Publications for African Youth (PJA), he had two goals. First, he wanted to help create meaningful content with culturally appropriate messages specifically for young African Christians. Second, he wanted to support the development of African Christian authors and illustrators. Both aims have been beautifully met by his friendship with native Cameroonian Ivanova Nono Fotso.

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Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple Inc., once said, “When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. After a while, it seemed obvious to them.” Greg Burgess experienced exactly that. After spending time in French-speaking Africa, he simply saw something that was obvious. Creative action was his only possible response.

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Outreach Anime by Japanese for Japanese

Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:41

In every culture, the power of storytelling echoes profoundly in the cavern of the human experience. Stories work their way into our hearts, and the truth they contain can be bolder, sweeter, and more transforming when delivered in a way that captures our imagination. Understanding this, Jesus himself taught in parables. That’s why, when Encompass Global Worker Ralph Justiniano asked, “Lord, help me reach the Japanese people with the gospel,” he was not surprised that storytelling was a part of the answer he received.

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CALLED: From Void to Vision

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 11:31

The “Called” series is a collection of testimonies that highlight the amazing ways God prepares the hearts of his people for their role in the Great Commission. Through this series, Encompass World Partners, along with those who have offered their stories, hopes you will be inspired to prayerfully contemplate your own participation in making disciples of all nations.

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Merci La Bible!

Thursday, 11 May 2017 22:31

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the European Reformations. This monumental movement established several powerful truths such as Sola Scriptura (Latin: By Scripture Alone), which continues to shape the Church today. What better way to commemorate this profound period of Church History than a book that highlights the positive influence the Bible has had on Europe?

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You Might Get Hit by a Truck

Friday, 28 April 2017 12:12

In recent years, Cameron and Harmony’s unexpected adventures in Southeast Asia have inspired a saying, which they remember every morning. “You never know what will happen today; you might get hit by a truck….”

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Last week, a diverse group of Encompass constituents completed the newly revised CORE Training at the Encompass World Partners Home Office in Atlanta, GA.

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Partnership Created in Peruvian Crisis

Monday, 17 April 2017 13:02

In the last several weeks, heavy rain showers, brought on by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, have generated an extreme crisis on the Peruvian coast.

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When Dan Jackson was asked by Ashland Grace Church to take on the task of overseeing both the Small Group and Missions ministries at the church, he was happy to accept. Discipleship and the Great Commission are among Dan’s greatest passions in life. He was eager to share that passion with others, and if he couldn’t find the resources he needed, he was prepared to create them himself.

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