Encompass World Partners News

Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana has always sought to encourage its students to engage in the Great Commission in ways that are fruitful and enlightening.


Caribbean Metal Roof Project

Monday, 31 October 2016 18:42

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew more than 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. And you can help! Encompass' Crisis Response Network has coordinated with several partners to create the Caribbean Metal Roofing Project.


For many months now I have been unpacking and meditating on Isaiah chapter 30. Isaiah 30:21 reads: "Whether you turn to the right to or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.’” 


The Lord Added to Their Number

Thursday, 27 October 2016 15:46

The people of Cotijuba, Brazil have always been cautious of the strangers who visit their island. They are especially suspicious of those who come carrying a Bible. The term “pastor” on Cotijuba has come to mean “thief,” and the written word of God is a symbol of swindlers.


Whoever Has Ears, Let Them Hear!

Thursday, 27 October 2016 15:42

Off the northern coast of the major Brazilian city of Belém, the Island of Cotijuba sits as the gateway to the Amazon River chain. Encompass Global Workers Wayne and Ellen Patton moved to this little island in 2010 with their partners, Crossworld missionaries Kim and Dave Johnson, ready to bring the light of God’s word to a spiritually dark place. The Pattons had lived and worked in Belém for years and felt that they had a good idea of what living on the island would be like, but it didn’t take long for unexpected challenges to arise.


If we are God’s feet and hands, we have to ask where He wants to walk, who He wants to lift up.


A Resource on Crisis and Suffering

Thursday, 27 October 2016 15:02

If God is good, why does He allow suffering?


Meet Dr. Hibaile!

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 21:49

On March 24, 2013, the government of the Central African Republic fell to rebel forces. Though the country has regained control, political unrest continues. Only in recent months has a measure of peace been restored.


Heart Language

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:27

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” –Nelson Mandela

Encompass Global Workers Matt and Jen Daniels want more than anything to reach the heart of the Japanese people with the message of the gospel.


A Trip for Change

Monday, 24 October 2016 20:16

Have you ever learned a new word or idea, and then suddenly it appears in every talk and book you encounter? One day, you didn’t know the word “futz” existed, and the next day people are futzing about everywhere. This is called the Baader-Meinhof Illusion.