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Engage Chad


Chad is a landlocked country in North Central Africa and because of this it’s one of the most underdeveloped African countries. The Sahara Desert dominates the landscape north of the capital N’djamena which is home to many people coming to the city from the villages looking for education and work. Join a disciple-making team that’s seeking to build relational bridges to these young opportunity seekers through a variety of community development projects, educational programs, and social networks. Serving in partnership with Chadian believers who are leading in many of these efforts you’ll have the opportunity to be the hands, feet, and voice of Jesus to the least reached.


  • Learn the language and culture so you can thrive in a cross-cultural ministry.
  • Spend time in the community building relationships and sharing the gospel with others.
  • Spend time serving people through a variety of projects and programs.
  • Disciple new believers and see them begin to gather and grow as a spiritual community.
  • Equip indigenous leaders to start multiplying culturally appropriate expressions of church.
  • Commit to working on a team together with other global workers and national leaders.
  • Commit to discovering ministry partners who will pray and support you financially.


  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a different culture while maintaining the posture of a learner.
  • Ability to learn a new language and communicate at a deeper level in that language.
  • Ministry experience that demonstrates a commitment to evangelism and disciple-making.
  • A supportive sending church that helps to discern and affirm your readiness to enter ministry.
  • A bachelor’s degree with some formal Biblical training is preferred.
  • Ability to live and serve in hot and dusty conditions.


Encompass is committed to investing in you personally and professionally, so you’re prepared for a growing, fruitful ministry. Global Workers at Encompass are committed to a growing faith in Jesus, see themselves primarily as disciple-makers, and want to serve together with others on a team. This is a long-term ministry opportunity that requires a commitment of six years.