Encompass World Partners News

Explore Japan's Need with Abby

Friday, 16 December 2016 23:37

Since her 2015 internship in Japan at the NorthStar Lodge, Abby Horvat has been determined to return to the country that filled her with passion and purpose. While she served the people of Japan, her eyes were opened to their pressing need for Christ. It was a life-changing experience; one that she hopes to develop in others.


4 Tips to Make Your Christmas Missional

Friday, 21 December 2018 04:27

Have you ever noticed that life naturally drifts towards self-indulgence and self-interest? Being many years into my journey with Christ, I can’t say it’s any easier to assuage my flesh and live a truly selfless life. Sadly and painfully, the Spirit’s work in my life is revealing more of my broken selfish state.

So when the commercialized Christmas messages start piling up before my advent readings begin, it can be easy to drift down the path of least resistance. 


Teaching Against Counterfeit Gospels in Cameroon

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 21:52

More than two years ago Jason and Christy Carmean moved their family to Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon, where they help equip students with biblical training at the Grace Brethren Bible Institute.


Chapel Dedication in the CAR

Monday, 12 December 2016 18:48

On December 5, the Center for International Development of Ethical Leadership (CIDEL) dedicated a new chapel on the University of Bangui campus.


Operation Smoky Mountain Christmas Project

Thursday, 08 December 2016 12:05

Among the many wildfires in the Southeast region of the United States this year, none have been as destructive as the Gatlinburg, TN fire.


New ATL Church Plant Set in Motion

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 19:31

Encompass World Partners moved its headquarters to Atlanta, GA in 2012, and the desire to reach across cultural boundaries in their new home was present from the beginning.  Atlanta is a multi-cultural city whose immigrant populations from Latin America and Asia have doubled in the last fifteen years. Encompass began to look for partners to help them take advantage of this opportunity.


New Eyes After Birmingham

Monday, 05 December 2016 19:02

Susie Agnolutto had been going to the same laundromat for 20 years without experiencing anything more extraordinary than the clothes getting clean.


Encompass World Partners currently assists orphans, widows, and the sick in Africa. All three ministries serve these vulnerable people and would benefit from the generous investments of individuals, small groups, and churches. In this holiday season of giving, consider helping one of the least of these.


Update on Hurricane Matthew Response

Friday, 02 December 2016 20:36

Barb Wooler, Director of Crisis Response at Encompass World Partners has issued a video update (video below) on the organization’s involvement with the restoration of communities wrecked by Hurricane Matthew. As you may recall, this tragic storm swept through the Caribbean causing significant damage.


An Ocean Away, But It's Okay

Thursday, 01 December 2016 20:22

When John and Shari Jones gathered their eight grown children together in the beauty of Glacier National Park, they had big news.