Wednesday, 03 January 2018 14:52

Encompass Stories from Around the World

Encompass Stories from Around the World

This is a list of Encompass stories from around the world. God has worked mightily through his people in 2017! As you read through these articles, be sure to praise God for his grace among the Nations.

 “Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works! Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice!” -Psalms 105:1–3

"God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply" -Hudson Taylor



African Artists Reach Youth with Christian Comics (Central Africa)

Greg saw a need and an opportunity, so in 2008 he started a new ministry to help reach French-speaking Africa with help from young African illustrators and writers.

Dadje's Dream (Chad)

Dadje, our beloved Chadian brother, hoped to see the country of Chad host a school of Missiology to reach the surrounding nations. With the help of many friends, his dream has come true!

These Kids Get It! (CAR) 

What these orphans did for their old neighbor is something every Christian should imitate.

So How'd It Go? (Central Asia)

If you are looking for creative ways to tell others about Jesus, try giving Tyler’s strategy a go.

Outreach Anime by Japanese for Japanese  (Japan)

Japan benefits greatly from creative cultural bridges like this project. Christian Anime made by Japanese for Japanese.

Reaching the 10/40 with your 9-to-5 (Southeast Asia)

How do you reach a community that works 70-80 hours a week with your faith and friendship? 

They Did What by a Temple? (Cambodia) 

The Grace Church of Battambang visited the Angkor Wat Temple, which is the largest religious monument in the world. What they did there is a testament to the power of the Gospel.

Refuge on the St. James Way (Portugal) 

Isabel was a 25-year-old single mother of a little boy named Fred. With multiple setbacks and difficult family relationships, the past few years had caused much turmoil in her life. Looking for renewal, she decided to make the pilgrimage on the St. James way. 

Faith Walks in France (France)

The Hoberts have begun to reach out to their new town through an activity they call Faith Walks. The idea came from a teammate who noticed the region’s affinity for hiking. 

They Call Me Papa John (Germany)

Attempting to engage the incoming refugee population, the Pappas and several others from their church have created a place of fellowship and learning called the ABC Café.

Czarek's Fight for Faith (Poland)

At first, Czarek believed he had found meaning and purpose in his life, but the only thing he felt was emptiness. Though he looked confident on the outside, he was frightened by the mess of a life he was living.

God Sort of Gets Me into Stuff (England)

When Encompass Global Workers Bill and Beckie Kiddoo came to England 30 years ago, they imagined living the rest of their days ministering among the British. Now, after planting and pastoring a church, their ministry focus has shifted in the past couple of years to the incoming immigrants and refugees.

God is Chasing Me! (Brazil)

This is an incredible story of God’s providence in using his workers to reach a stubborn man throughout his life.

A Partnership Built on Sending Goers (U.S.)

What began with the faithfulness of a family and the befriending of a young student grew into a connection that helped create a prolific partnership, and God-willing it will continue to grow.