Encompass World Partners News

3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Agency

Monday, 12 September 2016 16:42

Have you ever experienced option fatigue? People who are seeking clarity in the where, when, what, how, and who of missions are often diagnosed with option fatigue. It’s is a real thing. With all these variables to consider, it can become overwhelming.


Retiring from Service in Mexico

Friday, 02 September 2016 10:45

Brenda Welling and Bess Farrell are retiring from service with Encompass World Partners after 30 and 27 years of ministry, respectively, in Mexico.


Return to School, Return to Missions

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:53

The fall semester has begun. And let's be honest: we're creatures of habit. Where our spirit desires to practice spiritual disciplines and start healthy habits, it's far too easy to spend the first couple weeks coasting, spending far too much time catching up with your friends (or if you're grade-conscious like I was...far too much time organizing your calendar/schedule/syllabi, etc.) and not the time necessary with the Lord. If you desire to grow not only in your relationship with God this semester, but to also keep your heart stirred to the call of disciple-making among the nations, then let me propose a few things to consider.


Florent Varak to Appear on Harvest Show

Monday, 15 August 2016 11:24

Florent Varak, director of Encompass' Church Equipping Network, is schedule to appear on The Harvest Show on August 15. In a live interview, he'll discuss his new book, The Gospel and the Citizen, co-authored with Philippe Viguier. The book offers guidelines to assist Christians in determining how best to participate in the political arena as people with dual citizenship: in heaven and in the country of their residence.


Encounter SoCal- A Week Full of Impact

Friday, 05 August 2016 13:31

Every short term team is unique. Different personalities, interactions people have with others and even the weather shape how a trip looks and feels.


Joachin’s Sacrifice

Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:01

Ginger Hock has served with Encompass World Partners in Africa for 11 years. She recently shared this story, as told by Hand in Hand orphan schools Coordinator, Emmanuel, with her supporters. We hope you find it a source of inspiration and hope for the challenges in your life.


Love from Wooster to Atlanta

Friday, 22 July 2016 15:36

What a week! A group of 50 youth from Wooster Grace were here in Atlanta for Encounter ATL July 10-16 to learn about God's heart for the nations and encounter the beauty in the diversity of culture.


The Question of Calling

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 14:26

I have had the great blessing of serving people through the ministry of mobilization at Encompass for almost 9 years. One of the best things about my work with people is leading them through what we call the discernment journey.


A business has been born with Central Asian cashmere which can also be an engine for social and economic transformation. We envision many people being participants and ambassadors to see this kind of business grow and help with transformation! To that end, we are holding an Cashmere Coalition Vision meetings online to outline a vision of what is happening and how you can be a part of the impact!


Is Germany a Mission Field?

Thursday, 07 July 2016 15:40

Yes! While reading more and more about Germany, I thought it would be good for [all of us to have] a better picture of what Germany actually looks like as a mission field.