July 20, 2011
The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA)–related Evangelical Church of Vietnam (also known as Tin Lanh) had its largest-ever gathering to celebrate 100 years of ministry, June 14-16, 2011. Held in Da Nang’s large indoor stadium, the event drew an estimated 15,000 people, with an overflow of about 1,000 in the outer halls.
July 15, 2011
EQ and Jaeng were devastated when the doctor informed them that their unborn baby would be born deformed with many physical problems. He also told them that they would probably never have a healthy child together and advised them to abort. Read more. . .
Just before Council 2009, the couple received word that Mike did not pass health requirements for overseas ministry, and they were removed from the candidate list. “Crohn’s was taking over,” he laments, “changing the plans that we believed God had for us.”
July 14, 2011
“They are the reason why we have Zumba classes; why we started Global Grounds, which provides job opportunities, including coffee roasting and barista training; and why we have English language forums,” says an Alliance worker in Russia. Meet some Russian youth who are hearing the good news for the first time because of these activities . . .
July 6, 2011
Speaking to a packed house of 15,000 people, retired international worker Tom Stebbins preached an evangelistic message in Vietnamese on the prodigal son. Nearly 1,000 responded to become followers of Jesus Christ. Read more. . .
Salif, 18, would probably “never have stepped foot into a church had it not been for the love and care [he] received at our hospital” writes Jessica, a nurse at Koutiala Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Mali. Learn how you can pray for this spiritually curious teenager whose family follows the predominant religion in the West African nation.
The Alliance believes wholeheartedly in the power and necessity of prayer. We cannot “Live the Call Together” unless prayer is central to all we do—as a denomination, as churches, and as individuals.
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