January 27, 2012
“Thank you for praying for safety—146 of us traveled in 15 vehicles more than 4,350 miles,” said Evan and Jewel Evans this week, reporting on last weekend’s Dakar Academy outreach in Senegal. Read more about how your prayers were answered.
January 25, 2012
“Dr. Keita is no longer suffering, but we are all left behind with broken hearts,” wrote Laura Livingston today, reporting from FATEAC (West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary), in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
January 23, 2012
“By using basic soccer skills, we’re able to keep pointing to the love, truth, and power of Jesus so that one day [these kids] will choose to follow Him as well,” writes Brian Davis, who is involved in soccer ministry in Senegal. “We are already seeing hopeful signs that these seeds will grow.”
January 20, 2012
Learn about the food crisis in Burkina Faso, how the national church is stepping in to provide aid, and how you can pray.
January 19, 2012
“After nearly three years of doing children’s outreach here, it was the first time one of the kids had come to us for spiritual help—a breakthrough for this community that is shrouded in animistic, superstitious beliefs,” writes Alliance worker Teresa Bill from Congo.
January 16, 2012
“When I say that we need your prayers, I’m serious,” says Dakar Academy teacher, Jim Adams, referring to the school’s upcoming outreach, January 20–22. “We will be taking about 100 students and staff . . . we will drive on roads that are little more than trails and minister in difficult areas.”
A broken leg opens doors for further ministry to the family of a recently deceased widow—a former member of the C&MA-sponsored widow’s ministry in Burkina Faso.
January 12, 2012
Friends of Isaan in Thailand is a GCF-supported Alliance church-planting initiative among the largely unreached Isaan people of northeast Thailand. A prison ministry has introduced Jesus to many incarcerated people, who have evangelized their home villages upon their release. EQ, a former gang member, gave his life to Jesus through the prison ministry. Since his [...]
A Madrid, Spain, suburb outreach that began initially with summer English camps has grown to include sports coaching and after school tutoring. City officials have encouraged the expansion of the project, noting that the outreach is meeting felt needs of the community. And in Granada, Alliance workers baptized nine people in the last month and [...]
Doors have opened in Dakar, Senegal, for Alliance international workers to teach business courses in local universities, giving them opportunity to build bridges into the community that will bear the weight of truth. Also, health care needs of Senegalese people are addressed through a church-run dispensary, which allows Alliance workers to demonstrate the love of [...]