Encompass World Partners News

Church Planting Inspires Innovation

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 18:40

The Bible gives us a stunning image of God’s church: a living, breathing body composed of all types of people, gathered from all nations, united in worshipping Jesus. Church planting is about connecting with people, building life-giving relationships that lead them toward God. Making these connections in global contexts requires every ounce of creativity we have.


In 1 Thessalonians 5:17, Paul encourages the church to pray without ceasing. Really? Without ceasing? What about sleep? What about when I am reading or talking to a friend? I’m not exactly the best multi-tasker. Are we really supposed to pray all the time?


4 Ways to Use Social Media Missionally

Friday, 09 March 2018 14:55

According to the United Nations international communications agency, more than three billion people currently have access to the internet; that’s not just counting your great aunt Betty, but millions of people who have never met a Christian or heard the gospel.


The Hope of Health

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 15:51

Build the Roro Surgical Center with Us


The Need

Africa mapRoro, Chad is among the most remote places on the planet, and access to basic healthcare in the region is extremely limited.


You don’t have to be a cross-cultural worker or a vocational global missionary to make disciples where you are now.


The Power of a Child's Changed Heart

Friday, 23 February 2018 15:08

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. 


Encompass Crisis Response: Rebuilding Hope

Friday, 09 February 2018 15:24

Hurricanes are powerful, but they’re no match for the love of Christ in action.


Embracing the Helplessness

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 06:49

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


Her Dream Job

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 18:33

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.


Where They Are, On Their Terms

Friday, 16 February 2018 18:01

Roy and Holly Angle began their ministry in Dublin, Ireland with a concrete vision of what church planting would look like. But with time and new understanding, the reality has become something they never expected.