Encompass World Partners News

A Recipe for Eternity

Friday, 29 April 2016 20:41

Encompass loves the partnerships the Lord continues to provide in the pursuit of sending out more workers. As the "master builder," God crafts and refines the unique pathway for each of his children to follow, not only toward growth in their relationship with him but also growth in their preparation and practice of sharing him with others.


Equipped to Flourish

Friday, 15 April 2016 11:22

What makes cross-cultural workers effective? A call from God? Yes. Prayer and financial support? Absolutely. But the foundational work to equip them for thriving ministry begins long before they arrive on the field.


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.