Encompass World Partners News

Equipping Leaders to Help Churches Grow

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 20:23

Church planting is an essential first step in bringing the gospel to a new region. But for a church to thrive over time, its leaders must be equipped to present the truth in the context of their unique culture. Encompass’ Church Equipping Network identifies these leaders, partnering with them to ensure their churches grow and reproduce.


A Preaching Manual for the Nations!

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 19:41

Driven by a passion for strengthening global church leaders, Florent Varak is finding new ways to train pastors in the art of preaching. His newest book release combines over 20 years of academic research and practical ministry experience, providing international pastors with a compendium of wisdom and practical ideas.


I Miss That Like Crazy!

Friday, 06 April 2018 13:31

First off, my earthly dad is one amazing man of God. I especially love how he cares for me and my mom with a steadfast love in an old school kind of way.


One Church, One Body

Friday, 30 March 2018 13:12

It doesn’t matter what nations they come from, or what their culture is. They’re all God’s people, praising and worshiping Him with one voice.


The New Testament tells the gripping story of God establishing his Church. Working for years in Poland to establish and grow the local church, Encompass workers are witnessing a gracious, new chapter of this 2,000-year-old narrative as it continues to unfold.


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.