Friday, 28 December 2018 14:29

10 Great Encompass Stories and Blogs from 2018

10 Great Encompass Stories and Blogs from 2018

Wow! It has been a wonderful year full of challenging lessons and God-glorifying triumphs. Praise Jesus for his mighty work around the world! Enjoy reading some of the highlights from 2018.

Her Dream Job

Helping others process what God is doing in their life and shepherding their burden for the nations is what Juli Ressler calls her dream job.

Bullets Cannot End the Mission of God

Charles obeyed! He knew the risks and he obeyed. Why? Because Jesus was more precious than the threats. This is what the world does not understand, which is exactly why Mission exists!

A Missionary, Not a Robot

Missionaries are not robots, they are humans with human needs. Encompass World Partners’ Member Care team meets those needs with preparation before deployment, continual relationship, and 24/7 assistance in unexpected crises.

What Can James Gribble Teach Us About Prayer

In 1883, James Gribble was born in Mechanicsburg, PA. Over half of his life was spent serving in the mission of God to reach the world for Christ. By all accounts, James Gribble was a man of prayer.

For me, the trip has already begun

She had never been on an overseas short-term missions trip before, but after a couple of days in Thailand with her church, Adriana told God, “If becoming a missionary is what you want for me, I’m ready to go.”

Embracing the Helplessness

For John and Shari Jones, their first eight months of serving in France have been a valuable lesson in embracing helplessness.

God Had Prepared Her Well

During a short-term mission trip to Haiti, high schooler Ally saw for the first time a beautiful display of international ministry where teams were empowering others with sustainable models for physical and spiritual success. She saw people helping others learn to help themselves.

Christmas, John Allen Chau, and the Apostle’s Advice

A few years prior to his unexpected death, John Allen Chau, an All Nations missionary, devoted his time, resources, and heart to engaging the unreached Sentinelese with the joys of Jesus Christ. 

Loving Your Neighbor

A few years prior to his unexpected death, John Allen Chau, an All Nations missionary, devoted his time, resources, and heart to engaging the unreached Sentinelese with the joys of Jesus Christ. 

A New Era in Missions

In our fast-paced, largely secular world, it’s more important than ever to go out to where the people are living and working, to enter their world in an authentic way. This is what Encompass’ Transformation Works Network is all about—people intentionally living out their faith in word and deed, using their talents to fulfill a need in the community and provide a platform for sharing the gospel.