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Jamie is a tech-savvy, community oriented, well-informed, innovative, compassionate, authentic global citizen. She loves opportunities where she can be a part of a cause or movement that brings about a greater good. Her general interest in making the world a better place is one of her most admirable qualities. Jamie is a millennial Christian and proud of it.



If you’ve been tracking with this blog for any amount of time, it’s obvious that we exist to send more fruitful disciple-making teams to the least reached. But, you’re right…not everyone is supposed to go overseas to share the gospel. And for those God has called to remain in their home culture, there is a responsibility.


Generational profiles help us understand the behaviors and values of people within different age groups.


Dr. Hibaile Honored in New York City

Thursday, 17 November 2016 13:49

Movement Day was launched as an initiative of the New York Leadership Center to gather up ministry, marketplace, and non-profit leaders who are passionate about cities around the world and the Gospel of Jesus.


Bible in 1,000 Words Project

Monday, 14 November 2016 20:04

Imagine trying to summarize the entire Bible into 1,000 words, while capturing the overarching narrative in a gospel-saturated language. And on top of that, translating the summary into many different languages! Think you could do it? Florent Varak, Director of Encompass' Church Equipping Network, has taken on the challenge. 


East Meets West: The Four Bottom Lines

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 21:28

In September, Jason Weimer, Director of the Transformation Works Network, traveled to the Chateau of St. Albain, France for an exciting meeting.


Bringing Home a Global Focus

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 20:02

Last February, a small team from Liberty Grace Church in Johnstown, PA headed south to participate in the 2016 Encounter Atlanta trip. They came to broaden their perspective on different cultures and learn more about global missions. They were not disappointed. 


Travel, Traffic, and God's Timing

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:34

When Encompass Global Workers Ted and Vivien loaded their suitcases into the trunk of a taxi cab in Manila, they were planning an ordinary drive to the airport.


The Joyous Life

Monday, 07 November 2016 13:12

Before coming to the U.S. and meeting the Japanese Returnee Ministry Team, Mai attended Tenri University in Nara, Japan. The school is based on the humanistic teachings of the Tenrikyo religion, which emphasizes humanity’s need for the Joyous Life, a lifestyle of charity and abstinence from greed, selfishness, hatred, anger and arrogance.


Fruit from a Failed Flight

Monday, 07 November 2016 13:01

Peter is a Missions Ministry leader at Cornerstone Community Church in Ohio, and back in the fall of 2014, he was excited to lead a team to Indonesia to help one of the church’s mission partners. He and his team boarded the plane full of expectations, but when Pete reached his layover in Tokyo, Japan, his trip suddenly ended.