Encompass World Partners News

Giving Their All for the Sake of the Gospel

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 04:09

What would you sacrifice for gospel ministry? One evening a week to lead a Bible study or work on a committee, perhaps? A bit of money to attend a conference or buy a book?


Training National Leaders for Regional Impact

Monday, 24 September 2018 05:47

Pioneer missionary James Gribble first claimed land in the Central African Republic for a mission site one hundred years ago. He dreamed that one day Christian schools would prepare men and women so that leadership of churches, schools and key institutions would be turned over to African nationals. To many, this dream seemed impossible. But God specializes in the impossible.


100 Years of Sacrifice

Friday, 07 September 2018 13:32

As Encompass celebrated the 100-Year Anniversary of our pioneer team beginning work in central Africa, Executive Director Dave Guiles shared the story of how it all started with attendees of the ACCESS2018 National Conference of the Charis Fellowship, USA, on July 25, 2018, at Grace Community Church in Fremont, Ohio.


Walking with a Struggling Stranger

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 21:05

Our newest Hope Team recently moved to Western Asia. This encouraging story comes from the team’s latest experience learning the culture and the language.


Songs for São Paulo

Friday, 17 August 2018 13:38

Robert Nugent, staff arranger and songwriter at Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Westerville, Ohio (Mike Yoder, lead pastor), just arrived home from a short-term mission trip to São Paulo, where the hearts of many Brazilians were opened to the truth of the gospel.


The Encompass family is mourning the loss of Martin Garber. He and his wife Bev served with us in the Central African Republic for over 40 years.


Board Members Approved for New Terms

Friday, 03 August 2018 11:23

Encompass World Partners is pleased to announce the results of the election for officers for the Board of Directors, which took place at the Annual Corporation Meeting, July 25, 2018, in Fremont, Ohio. All officers were elected to three-year terms:


Dive in and Take Notes!

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 13:12

At Grace College, the Education department encourages their students to intentionally incorporate cultural expressions in their future classrooms and curriculums. To help foster this practice, every teacher-to-be in the program must complete a cross-cultural trip before graduating.


A Nomadic Trip to Learn and Serve

Friday, 27 July 2018 12:49

Encompass Global Worker Beth is helping guide fifteen young people on a Nomadic Truck Venture.


I Wasn't Forgotten

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 13:04

Recently, the people of Oak Hills Presbyterian Church in Milwaukie, Oregon witnessed the power of God’s work among the nations through the legacy of two exceptional Encompass partners, Eddie and Linda Mensinger.