May 30, 2012
After years of meeting under a rickety shelter without walls, members of a church plant in Burkina Faso recently dedicated their new worship center. Characters in this I Corinthians 12 story, include a local landowner, a Burkina youth group, and an Alliance church in Pennsylvania.
May 25, 2012
While visiting Bongolo in 2009, Dave and Diann Conquest witnessed a fire that severely damaged a warehouse and destroyed most of Bongolo Hospital’s surgical supplies.
May 24, 2012
An Alliance pastor, hearing of a powerful overseas mission’s outcome (the result of Alliance workers Milt and Nancy Pierce’s ministry in Burkina Faso) was heard saying “That was the most powerful argument for missions I have ever heard!”
May 15, 2012
As severe drought, skyrocketing food prices, and political unrest become the norm for the people of Africa’s Sahel region, Alliance workers bring hope to the hopeless.
Cambodian farmers sow community development By David Strong We know how to farm rice, but we don’t have access to land. We could help many poor families if only there was a field. Can CAMA help us?” These were the words Pastor Joseph and the elders from Nazareth church shared with us in 1997. My family had [...]
Envision a Culture In this exclusive from alife, we sat down with Jason Ostrander, director for Alliance Youth and Envision Culture, to talk about young adults, their experience, and the future of this new idea in global missions. Living missionally, Project Experience, and God’s will, were some of the many topics we discussed. al: What [...]
I walked over to the sliding glass doors that have a view of our neighborhood and joined God in a conversation. Lately that conversation has been circling back to one question: “Why am I here?” It’s not an angry question. It’s an honest one. And last night, God honored it with an honest answer.
May 9, 2012
After serving Crown for 12 years, Dr. Rick Mann has decided not to seek another term as the College’s president, noting that his wife’s health played a role in his decision. With his current term expiring after the next academic year, Dr. Mann will leave Crown College on June 30, 2013.
May 4, 2012
“‘What is a Christian, and how do I become one?’ were almost the first words out of her mouth,” report Alliance workers in Taiwan. “A woman who had attended our English class stopped by our house one evening to ask us this question. We are making progress in an area where less than 1 percent of the people follow Jesus.”
May 2, 2012
“It was literally a battleground that day,” says Richard Herring, regional director for the C&MA’s Asia and Pacific region. “There’s no question in my mind that it was a spiritual attack.
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.
You can help build Christ’s Church around the world by donating online to the Great Commission Fund. This fund finances our missionaries, allowing them to focus on ministry rather than raising their own support.
Is God calling you to full-time service? Do you want to experience missions firsthand by participating in a short-term missions trip? We want to help you connect your passion with God’s purpose.