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.
April 3, 2012
The Alliance (C&MA) family has increased its ability to stay connected with the launch of its new iPhone app. Designed for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the app has several features, including access to the latest C&MA news and stories, A. W. Tozer devotionals (a new one each day), and updated prayer requests.
March 9, 2012
In 1887, the Alliance movement began when A. B. Simpson left a lucrative pastorate to minister to the marginalized populations in New York City. Prostitutes, longshoremen, and the homeless received the message that all people are eligible for Christ’s grace. Simpson established the New York Gospel Tabernacle to bring likeminded believers together to facilitate outreach. His exposure to New York City’s displaced immigrant peoples birthed in him a deep burden to reach the lost multitudes around the world. To that end, he started the Missionary Training Institute (now Nyack [New York] College) to equip men and women whom God was calling to ministry.
February 24, 2012
Alliance international worker Dr. David Thompson, a general surgeon who serves at Bongolo Hospital in Gabon, Central Africa, will appear live on CBN’s 700 Club, February 27, 2012, 9 a.m. EST. Dr. Thompson will address his 35 years of service at the hospital and God’s mighty hand upon this ministry. Also, he will discuss the development of PAACS (Pan African Association of Christian Surgeons), a widely recognized training institute for African surgeons that Thompson founded in 1997.
January 3, 2012
Over the past few weeks, numerous stories have surfaced through both printed and Internet media channels regarding the closing of the Community Church of Paramus (NJ). However, many of the statements published are simply untrue.
December 14, 2011
Allegheny Center Alliance Church (ACAC) is confronting “one of the biggest justice issues of our day, and one that the Church, as the leading defender of the poor and the vulnerable, needs to take seriously,” Chuck Colson reported in his November 11, 2011, BreakPoint broadcast.
September 19, 2011
In spite of challenging financial times, The Alliance Development Fund (ADF) realized strong enough returns on the investments of capital and reserve funds to send rebate checks totaling $300,000 to churches with ADF loans. The Board of Directors suggested the rebate while taking measures to keep ADF’s finances strong for investors and future church projects and demonstrating ADF’s deep desire to serve the churches of The Christian and Missionary Alliance.
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.
June 2, 2011
The election results from The General Council of The Christian & Missionary Alliance on May 25-29, 2011 in Kansas City, MO.
March 2, 2011
Medical workers at the Koutiala Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Mali, one of the poorest countries in the world, report that the Great Commission Fund (GCF), the central funding vehicle for The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA), is saving babies’ lives.