Annette is an 11-year-old who started attending the Hand-in-Hand Orphan School in GAGA, Central African Republic, three years ago after her father's death.
9/6/2017 Update: A coalition of local churches in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Church (FGBC) is coming together to serve alongside multiple churches in the Houston area. There will be an introductory meeting with Barb Wooler on Friday, September 8, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Things are progressing with:
Missionaries are the fingertips of the body of Christ touching those who have never heard the joys of Christ. And they are not alone for a whole church behind them stretches.
It's been almost a year since Barb Wooler and Wayne Hannah organized the 30 Days to a More Resilient Faith devotional, which helps make sense of suffering and pain in light of God’s divine plan.
When I was in my teens and twenties, I could easily have been persuaded to become a career missionary except for one thing: There’s no way I was going to ask other people for financial support. If I was being honest I probably would have said, “God, I’ll do anything you want except ask people for money.”
After a whole school year of anticipation, Joachin has received his Roughrider Off-Road Wheelchair, which was delivered to him personally by Encompass Partner Ginger Hock.
The Education Department of the Association of Grace Brethren Churches of Chad (AEEFT) has negotiated a total of 11 Chadian teachers into the one-year government training program!
In 2005, Director of African Ministries Frank Puhl received word of a man in Chad who died from an appendicitis rupture.
Joachin is 13 years old. He has been paralyzed in both legs since birth, and during recent rebel attacks in the Central African Republic, he was orphaned and left with no one to provide for him.