France

  • Approaching Missions

    May 22, 2017

    News & Stories

    How to prepare for a short-term missions experience

  • Not Afraid

    March 31, 2017

    Video

    A woman in France diagnosed with multiple illnesses testifies to how Jesus changed her life and how she is no longer afraid of the future.

  • God in Architecture

    March 25, 2017

    Video

    An architecture student in Paris shares how God changed his life and showed him how to share His love through his work.

  • Expressing Joy

    March 21, 2017

    Video

    A former Buddhist shares his testimony of how God’s love brought him from a place of nothingness to a place of joy.

  • Prayer is Primary

    Mar/Apr 2017

    Alliance Life

    West Africa Last fall, in partnership with a group from Crosspoint Community Church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, our team traveled to […]

  • De La Nada a Lo Perfecto

    January 23, 2017

    Video

    Un estudiante en París, Francia, explica la manera en que la arquitectura y la comunidad cristiana le dieron pasión y gozo en medio de su desolación.

  • From Nothing to Everything

    January 23, 2017

    Video

    A student in Paris, France, explains how architecture and Christian community brought him passion and joy in the midst of his emptiness.

  • children playingRefugees Testify to Christ's Faithfulness

    December 28, 2016

    News & Stories

    In Merignac, France, refugees are not only given a spiritual family but become part of Merignac Alliance Church’s ministry.

  • Place of Healing and Grace

    Sept/Oct 2016

    Alliance Life

    Men and women filled the front of the auditorium in Viviers, France. They had come to Living Waters, an annual […]

  • Another Terrorist Strike in France

    July 15, 2016

    News & Stories

    At least 84 people were killed and many more injured in Nice, France, after a truck drove into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day.

  • Prayer for Healing

    July 3, 2016

    Video

    Dr. John Stumbo, in France, tells of a woman moved by an Alliance worker’s answered prayer for her child’s healing.

  • Recovery

    July 1, 2016

    Video

    An English man living in France tells of how God delivered him from alcoholism to sobreity.

  • A Story from Paris

    June 3, 2016

    Video

    Dr. John Stumbo shares a story of a Middle Eastern woman in Paris hoping to go back and share Christ with her unbelieving family.

  • ‘Look How They Love Us’

    February 16, 2016

    News & Stories

    We are praying that this will be the start of great relationships to love and witness for Jesus.

  • A Life Twice Saved

    January 20, 2016

    News & Stories

    During the attack, Sam jumped in front of his brother Jake to shield him from flying bullets.

  • How Do You See God Using You?

    January 13, 2016

    News & Stories

    We had never really considered a ministry role abroad, but we promised to pray about it.

  • An Open Letter from John Stumbo to The Alliance Family in France

    November 14, 2015

    News & Stories

    You are dear brothers and sisters to us, faithful servants of the King with us and examples of the beauty of Christ to us.

  • Paris Attacks

    November 13, 2015

    News & Stories

    At this time, all U.S. Alliance personnel in France are safe. “At least 35 people were killed Friday [November 13, […]

  • John Stumbo Video Blog No. 28

    November 12, 2015

    Video

    France is home to over 600,000 believers, which is less than 1 percent of the population. But there is a definite sense that the Word of God is active and that the harvest has begun one by one.

    Related video: “From Nothing to Everything

  • Clean in Body and Soul

    September 27, 2015

    News & Stories

    “When I opened my heart and truly asked God for help, virtually instantly I didn’t even want to drink or take drugs anymore.”

  • Prayer Is Primary

    May/June 2015

    Alliance Life

    Burkina Faso During evangelism season, when our partnering churches send well-digging teams, Doug has seen firsthand the crowds that gather […]

  • The Voice

    Jan/Feb 2015

    Alliance Life

    There is a time in all our lives when we hear a voice. Sometimes the voice is clear and direct; […]

  • France in Shock after Terrorist Attack

    January 9, 2015

    News & Stories

    Wednesday around noon, Central Europe Time, two gunmen forced their way into the office of a well-known satirical newspaper, Charlie […]

  • Newborn Hope

    April 23, 2014

    News & Stories

    Since the evening little Maxime’s situation brought us to our knees, our Wednesday night prayer meetings continue to grow.

  • Alliance Uses Alpha Outreach

    March 26, 2014

    News & Stories

    Our visitors represented many beliefs, including occult practices and a deistic view of God.

  • Home for Christmas

    December 23, 2013

    News & Stories

    “I always loved Christmas, but it meant nothing more than a great day to give and receive gifts.”

  • His Healing Touch

    November 20, 2013

    News & Stories

    Alliance international worker experiences God’s healing after colleagues pray.

  • Mi Primera Navidad

    October 4, 2013

    Video

    Malcolm (Mally) medita sobre “los fantasmas de Navidades pasadas” que le hicieron entender que algo sumamente importante le faltaba en su vida. Cuando se encontró con Jesús en una iglesia internacional de La Alianza en Francia, quedó libre de su pasado y vio significado nuevo en la Navidad.

  • Ama a Tus Enemigos

    September 27, 2013

    Video

    Una mujer de Camboya que lo perdió todo, incluyendo su casa y la mayor parte de su familia, en los Campos de Matanza, explica cómo Jesús le ha restaurado la paz en su alma, que le permitió amar y perdonar a los que le quitaron todo lo más preciado por ella.

  • Love Your Enemies

    September 9, 2013

    Video

    A Cambodian woman who lost everything, including her home and most of her family, to the Killing Fields, explains how Jesus restored a peace to her soul that enabled her to love and forgive even those who had taken everything she held dear.

  • A House of Prayer

    March 6, 2013

    News & Stories

    Whatever has happened here is the result of the Spirit at work, answering our prayers.

  • A First Noel

    December 19, 2012

    News & Stories

    This year many people will be celebrating their very first Christmas as believers in Jesus. See how people all over the world are called to discover Emmanuel, God with us.

  • A First Noel

    December 18, 2012

    Video

    Watch Mally’s remarkable testimony as he reflects on the ghosts of Christmases past. From alcoholism and a life-altering diagnosis for his child, to being an expat in a foreign land, Malcolm, who attends an Alliance international church in France, knew something was missing from his life. Visit www.cmalliance.org for more about this and the global work of The Alliance.

  • Good News for the Rejected

    October 25, 2012

    News & Stories

    Michel was no longer alone. He had a Savior, and he had a family-his church family. Every day he received at least one letter from a church member.

  • Prayer—The Primary Work

    September 20, 2012

    News & Stories

    “Our culturally diverse body, which represents nine ethnicities, prays for and cares for each other’s needs,” says Alliance international worker Brad Reynolds. “Our desire is to be a praying church-one that is completely dependent on God and His leading.”

  • Bringing God back to the French

    January 12, 2012

    News & Stories

    In 2009, GCF-supported Alliance international workers Brad and Tina Reynolds planted a French-speaking church, Eglise Protestante Internationale, the first new […]

  • The Battle Rages

    October 14, 2011

    News & Stories

    By Brad Reynolds, serving in Léguevin, France Over the course of the week, the enemy has waged a battle at […]

  • U.S. Alliance Church Surprises French Church Plant

    February 16, 2011

    News & Stories

    Brad and Tina Reynolds are living out the C&MA DNA through their ministry in France. The couple planted a French-speaking church, Eglise Protestante Internationale (EPI), with the inaugural service in May 2009. It was the first new church in the Toulouse suburb of Léguevin since the 12th century. In the following, Brad shares about God’s faithfulness to provide for the church’s need while the couple was speaking in an Alliance church during home assignment.

  • I Await (J'attends): An Advent Poem

    December 16, 2010

    News & Stories

    “The pastor of the church we attend here in Albertville, France, shared this liturgical call to repentance and offer of forgiveness on the second Sunday of Advent,” writes an Alliance worker. She and her husband are studying French in Albertville, France, en route to serve in West Africa.

  • Paris Gospel Concert Draws Hundreds

    November 17, 2010

    News & Stories

    Alliance workers are making the gospel relevant to France’s postmodern population through outreaches such as a recent concert, where hundreds of young people lined up in a Paris rainstorm to hear that Jesus loves them. The contemporary gospel musicians brought a message of hope to a generation eager to believe in absolute truth.

  • Kingdom Faces

    May 28, 2010

    News & Stories

    Alliance international workers Mark and Pattie Brinkman have served in Hong Kong and in the Balkans. Today, they are the […]

  • Volcano Impacts Alliance Workers

    April 21, 2010

    News & Stories

    By Raymond Ebbett, serving in Spain Europe was reminded this past week that science and technology have very real limitations. One […]

  • Perspectives on the First Christmas

    December 18, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Brad and Tina Reynolds, serving in France Alliance international workers Brad and Tina Reynolds help to lead Eglise Protestante […]

  • Eglise Protestante Internationale’s Inauguration

    May 26, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Brad Reynolds, serving in France Editor’s note: Brad and Tina Reynolds, Alliance workers serving in France since 1988, believe […]

  • Paris Church Shows The Way

    May 13, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Dave and Margot Kennedy, serving in France Editor’s note: Often referred to as the “missionary graveyard,” France is a postmodern […]

  • Europe/Middle East

    April 27, 2009

    News & Stories

    Since our humble beginnings in the Middle East and our tentative steps into Europe some 50 years later, 154 Alliance national churches (with an inclusive membership of nearly 20,000 believers) are now established across the region.

  • Ly Oudone, Alliance Missionary to French Guyana

    September 9, 2008

    News & Stories

    By Paul Kiedel, France Field Director Rev. Ly Oudone, the first missionary of the France Alliance national church (AECM) to […]

  • Missionary of French Alliance National Church Dies

    September 9, 2008

    News & Stories

    Pastor Ly Oudone, the France Alliance national church’s first missionary to French Guyanna, was killed in a work accident in […]

  • Missionary of French C&MA National Church Dies

    August 28, 2008

    News & Stories

    Pastor Ly Oudone, the France Alliance national church’s first missionary to French Guyana, was killed in a work accident in […]

  • La Defense Church Vandalized for Fourth Time

    December 11, 2006

    News & Stories

    The La Defense church in Paris, France, experience a break-in for the fourth time on Sunday night. Someone broke down […]

  • Cell Group Ministry Expanding in Paris, France, Church

    March 22, 2006

    News & Stories

    A good cell group dynamic has grown out of La Defense’s 40-day Purpose Driven Life campaign. There are now 14 […]

  • The Reason Why

    October 27, 2005

    News & Stories

    Alliance worker Jim Derksen and his wife, Becky, have been in France for language study in preparation for moving to […]

  • Postmodernism in Europe

    March 10, 2002

    Video

    Traditional church settings and evangelistic methods fall short in engaging today’s postmodernist. Hear how workers and church leaders in Europe are addressing the challenge by adopting a more relational approach to ministry. Produced in 2002.

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