Encompass World Partners News

Not Alone in Poland

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 17:13

In 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. Communism was diminishing in Eastern Europe, and each change opened doors for evangelical ministries. 

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Faithful Ministry Where Satan Has a Throne

Monday, 06 February 2017 11:56

In mid-January, the 56th annual African Union of Churches National Conference met in the town of Yaloke, Central African Republic.

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UPDATE 2/6/2017: "My family is well. God answered your prayers on behalf of my siblings. The news I got is that my mom and other relatives are fine in another village where they fled to protect them from the rebels attack last Thursday in Bocaranga. Please continue to pray for their severe humanitarian condition they are in now. People in Bocaranga my home town need food, water, but above all, they want protect and peace. Thanks for your support."  --Augustin

 

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Thoughts On Immigration

Thursday, 02 February 2017 17:10

The topic of immigration has certainly been at the forefront of cultural and political discussion. What do history, the Bible, and current thought have to say about this hot-button issue?

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Great Leadership After Christmas Day Typhoon

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 21:20

On Christmas day in the Philippines, a massive typhoon called Nock-ten (Nina) ripped through the mainland, causing heavy damage to buildings, roads, and crops.

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Why does God call us to dangerous places?

If your heart beats for the nations to know God and you understand that millions of people who have never heard of Jesus Christ currently live in dangerous places, then surely, you’ve asked this question.

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The Bahamas, Tacos, and Matching Blazers

Friday, 27 January 2017 20:04

The desire to unite our fellowship of churches around the world with a common identity and a collective mission birthed the Charis Alliance movement. The alliance is a commitment between leaders and churches to care for one another and to spur one another on toward faithfulness in planting churches, training leaders, and impacting local communities. The following stories are some of the local initiatives that have grown out of the Charis Alliance in the last few months.

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CALLED: I Still Have Plans for You

Monday, 23 January 2017 19:44

The Called Series is a collection of testimonies that display the amazing way God develops the hearts of his people for Missions. Through this series, Encompass and those who have offered their stories to the collection hope you will be inspired to prayerfully contemplate your own participation in making disciples of all nations.

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Finish the Task: Engaging the Neglected Peoples

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 21:01

When you are immersed in a culture that is widely influenced by Christianity, it can be difficult to remember there are people in the world that will live and die without ever hearing the name of Jesus Christ. If the Church does not actively seek them out, they will remain in darkness.

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God is Chasing Me!

Monday, 16 January 2017 19:51

One morning, Pastor Jeu, a ministry partner of Wayne and Ellen Patton, was walking along a beach in Cotijuba, Brazil when he encountered an old and weathered fisherman. Pastor Jeu approached the man and began a friendly conversation with him. The fisherman’s name was Jorge, and after getting to know him a bit, Pastor Jeu asked Jorge if he would be interested in studying God’s Word with him. Jorge’s answer had two parts.

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