Encompass World Partners News

Hero Welcomed to Glory!

Monday, 11 April 2016 18:16

Longtime Encompass missionary Wayne Beaver went home to be with his Lord on April 6, 2016. Wayne was used greatly by God during his earthly journey. In his 30-year missionary career in the Central African Republic, he directed the National G.R.O.W. Evangelistic Campaign which saw over 300,000 people come to know Christ. He was also involved in translating the Bible into the Sango language.


Yalimon's Promise

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 19:03

I had worked as a tailor in the town of Yaloke, Central African Republic, for 5 years. But God was speaking to me, and I made a promise in my heart to do his work among orphans.


New "Within Reach" Magazine Published

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 20:41

The April/May 2016 issue of Within Reach magazine is on its way to subscribers now! This edition takes an in-depth look at Encompass' training efforts.


Chronological Bible Storying

Monday, 21 March 2016 18:18

Karina Corrales, Encompass worker in Chad, Africa, recently facilitated a class about Chronological Bible Storying with a group of 23 women from 12 different Chadian provinces.


Building On a Strong Foundation

Friday, 18 March 2016 08:00

When a church is planted, and you see a community of believers established, what comes next? For Encompass, it’s here the work of our Church Equipping Network begins.


More Than a Moment for Missions

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 13:48

On December 6, 2015, Western Reserve Grace Church in Macedonia, OH preempted their usual hour-and-a-half service and replaced it with a key time to connect and mobilize people to be more involved in missions.


In an article for CE National, a church effectiveness ministry, Encompass' Director Emeritus, Tom Julien, shares his thoughts on how busy pastors can effectively grow their ministries by equipping people to join in the effort.


Encounter Atlanta Over Spring Break

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 09:45

Last week participants from Liberty Grace Brethren Church (Johnstown, PA), Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church (Martinsburg, PA), and students from Grace College (Winona Lake, IN) joined Encompass World Partners in a cross-cultural, short-term ministry experience called Encounter Atlanta.


On March 3, two key Encompass leaders did a webinar on the Refugee Crisis-a candid conversation on the refugee situation and what you can do about it. We were delighted that Alan and Barb allowed us to record and share this excellent webinar with a broader audience as a great resource on the refugee crisis. 


3 Creative Approaches to Church Planting

Thursday, 03 March 2016 06:30

Church planting 101: Find a place that needs a church and start one there. Simple, right? Not exactly. Church planting is so much richer, challenging, and creative.