Series Alliance Snap Shots

Alliance Snap Shots are video shorts designed to grab your attention and dynamically introduce you to what the Alliance family is doing both domestically and internationally.

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First Love

February 2017

Côte d'Ivoire

0:52

An Alliance pastor in Côte d’Ivoire challenges the North American church to remember its legacy and history of missions.

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Child of God

February 2017

United States

0:55

At LIFE 2016, Jefferson Bethke challenges students to see themselves as children of God and live in His freedom.

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At Camp

February 2017

United States

0:55

Alliance camps across the United States serve as outlets for children to grow in community, take risks, and learn about God.

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Alliance World Fellowship

February 2017

Europe/Middle East

0:56

An Alliance pastor from the Netherlands shares the history and purpose of the Alliance World Fellowship.

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A Simple Response

February 2017

United Kingdom

0:48

A Peruvian missionary to the UK shares his realization about obedience to the call to missions.

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A Move of God

February 2017

Peru

0:59

An Alliance pastor from Lima, Peru, testifies to the work of the Holy Spirit in the local church and beyond.

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Your Stories

February 2017

United States

0:57

Dennis Whalen encourages the Alliance family around the world to take ownership of their part in fulfilling the Great Commission.

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Where Were You

February 2017

United States

1:02

Individuals in the Alliance family share their stories of meeting Jesus for the first time.

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We Love

February 2017

United States

1:09

Despite questions we have for God or about God, we as followers of Christ are called to love those around us.

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Unreached Peoples

February 2017

United States

1:15

Jonathan Schaeffer challenges the Alliance family to take faith-filled risks to share the gospel with unreached peoples.

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Timing in Prayer

February 2017

United States

0:49

John Stumbo reminds us that the Lord answers prayer in His timing so that His glory is revealed.

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The Gift of Grace

February 2017

United States

0:50

Dan Wetzel encourages the Alliance family to rejoice for the Lord’s placement of our ministries.

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Start Where You Are

February 2017

United States

0:52

John Stumbo reminds the Alliance family that we can do ministry from wherever God has placed us.

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Pray Before Plan

February 2017

United States

0:54

Mitch Kim reminds us to prayerfully seek answers from the Word of God for our problems rather than the words of men.

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Paul’s Prayer

February 2017

United States

0:38

John Stumbo shares his prayer for the Alliance family from Paul’s letter to the Philippians.

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Missions: Sustainable

February 2017

United States

1:09

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to continually make disciples who make disciples.

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Missions: Networking

February 2017

United States

1:07

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to create networks of reproducing churches.

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Missions: Independent

February 2017

United States

0:56

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to create self-sustaining, local ministries.

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Missions: Incarnational

February 2017

United States

1:13

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to build relationships and know the culture of the people we serve.

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Missions: Fruitful

February 2017

United States

0:42

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to create lasting fruit among believers so they keep spreading the gospel.

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Missions: Accountable

February 2017

United States

0:59

John Stumbo shares one of the goals of missions: to be responsible for evaluating the status of our ministry.

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Middle East Ministry

February 2017

Europe/Middle East

0:51

Dennis Whalen shares how the efforts of the Alliance are assisting refugee families in the Middle East.

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Middle East History

February 2017

Europe/Middle East

1:30

The legacy of George Breadan and other Alliance missionaries in the Middle East is an example for the Alliance family today.

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Identity of the Alliance

February 2017

United States

0:55

John Stumbo encourages the Alliance family to strive for diversity among the body of Christ.

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Commission to the Church

February 2017

United States

0:41

John Stumbo reminds us of Christ's plan that all peoples would come before Him to worship.

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Choose to Love

January 2017

Europe/Middle East

0:53

Amidst terrorist threats in Europe, a missionary reminds us to follow the commands of Christ rather than the words of men.

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Believe in the Church

January 2017

United States

0:47

Charles Galbreath proclaims his conviction that the church should be a refuge for those in need.

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Acts 1:8

January 2017

United States

0:54

John Stumbo reminds us of the Great Commission and the importance of the Holy Spirit’s direction.

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A Loving Church

January 2017

United States

0:45

John Stumbo shares how the church can love by being patient, kind, and humble.

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A Full Participant

January 2017

United States

1:30

John Stumbo invites the Alliance family to join the Lord in His work around the world.

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A Deeper Place

January 2017

United States

1:11

John Stumbo encourages us with the truth that even in our times of doubt and grief, the Holy Spirit will fill us with peace.

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A Child’s Healing

July 2016

Europe/Middle East

1:09

Alliance workers in Kosovo provide physical and spiritual healing to a boy and his family.

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A Community of Faith

July 2016

Latin America

1:13

Alliance workers strive to build not just a church but a greater community of believers in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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A Legacy of Missions

July 2016

Paraguay

1:22

A Chilean pastor working in Paraguay explains how the legacy of Alliance missions inspired him and others to "go."

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Deep Calls to Deep

July 2016

United States

1:27

Mike Gmetro from Crown College shares his story of physical healing and deepening his walk with Jesus.

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Finding God

July 2016

Europe/Middle East

1:01

A man in Kosovo shares how God's love became real to him and how he hopes to introduce that love to others.

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George Breaden

July 2016

Middle East

1:19

Raed Awabdeh explains how the ministry of George Breaden in Arabia decades ago helped form the church of Syria today.

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Getting the Church Right

July 2016

Middle East

1:28

Dr. John Stumbo reminds us of the urgency to clearly communicate the gospel to the unreached peoples of our world.

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Identity in Christ

July 2016

:52

Dr. John Stumbo emphasizes that our true identity in Christ is found not through our works but in our relationship with Him.

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Love Each Other

July 2016

Cambodia

1:07

A Cambodian woman shares her story about finding Jesus and forgiving her former oppressors.

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Oumar’s Healing

July 2016

Guinea

1:28

A father shares the story of his son Oumar's physical healing and his family's newfound hope in Jesus.

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Part of His Plan

July 2016

Chile

1:24

A Chilean pastor and his wife share their journey of raising up a church and joining the Lord in His mission for the lost.

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Passing Down a Church

July 2016

Chile

1:14

Alliance workers tell their story of planting a church in Chile and passing the baton of leadership on to Chilean nationals.

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Prayer for Healing

July 2016

France

1:29

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

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Preparing for the Future

July 2016

Russia

1:26

A young Russian couple shares how God helped them become willing to serve Him in another country.

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Recovery

July 2016

France

1:18

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

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Recycling Ministry

June 2016

Europe/Middle East

:44

A man in Kosovo shares how a local recycling business has become an outreach to workers in need of Jesus.

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Security in Jesus

June 2016

Congo

1:29

A Congolese Christian gives his testimony about finding peace and security in Jesus.

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Serving the Youth

June 2016

Indonesia

1:07

Alliance workers in Indonesia serve children and youth in their community and show them the unconditional love of Jesus.

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Sharing Love

June 2016

1:00

Dr. John Stumbo reminds the Alliance family of our privilege to love others in the name of Jesus.

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Spiritual Children

June 2016

Congo

1:27

A Congolese Christian shares his passion for ministering to local youth, specifically in the school he started.

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Take the Risk

June 2016

England

1:20

An Alliance worker couple in London reminds us that missions can be risky, but serving Christ is worth the risk.

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The Body of Christ

June 2016

United States

1:09

Addressing our country's recent racial tensions, Dr. John Stumbo reminds us that the body of Christ must be united.

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We Can Do Better

June 2016

Long Beach, California

1:08

At Alliance Council 2015, Dr. John Stumbo urges the Alliance family not to become complacent but instead to rise up in faith.

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The Fruits of Ministry

June 2016

Portugal

1:03

The seeds of the gospel are beginning to take root in Portugal and will one day bear fruit.

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The Church in Germany

June 2016

Germany

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Alliance workers labor to revive the church in Germany, which, amidst the ornate cathedrals, is viewed as antiquated and irrelevant.

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Refugee Support Center

June 2016

Sacramento, California

1:01

Raed Awabdeh shares how the Arab-American Learning Center in Sacramento cares for the physical and spiritual needs of refugees.

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Prayer Movement

June 2016

:39

Dr. David Hearn, president of the C&MA in Canada, shares his vision for a prayer movement within the worldwide Alliance family.

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Praising Church

June 2016

Burkina Faso

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In a Christ-transformed village in Burkina Faso, families come to church to pray, sing, dance, and rejoice in the Lord!

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People of Peace

June 2016

Burkina Faso

:50

Alliance workers in the Kenedougou region of Burkina Faso celebrate God's faithfulness in multiplying His church.

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Not Alone

June 2016

Colorado Springs, Colorado

:41

While hiking the Manitou Incline, John Stumbo reminds us that some things aren't meant to be done alone. Ministry is one of them.

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Noise

June 2016

Thailand

:52

President John Stumbo admonishes us to focus on what is good, true, right, lovely, and peace giving in the midst of life's noise.

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Medical Missions

June 2016

Africa

:48

For decades, Alliance medical workers in Africa have provided physical and spiritual care to those without access to either.

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Lives Turned Around

June 2016

United States

1:16

Greg and Danielle from Alaska share how God turned their lives from despair to hope.

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Kids Serve

June 2016

North America

:48

Children's disciplemaking specialist Melissa MacDonald encourages us to see children as part of the serving and worshipping church.

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Kids Learn

June 2016

North America

:50

Children's disciplemaking specialist Melissa MacDonald urges us to instruct and guide children beyond just the point of conversion.

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Hope for a Family

June 2016

Paraguay

1:13

A couple in Paraguay gives the testimony of how their third child was born healthy despite a devastating prognosis from doctors.

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Grateful Families

June 2016

Europe/Middle East

:43

Syrian refugee families express their gratitude to CAMA workers and church members who help provide for their needs.

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God’s Healing

June 2016

Latin America

1:08

A man in Puerto Rico, once facing a severe illness, finds healing as he trusts in God and receives prayer from his Alliance church family.

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Futsal at Green Gate

June 2016

Indonesia

:46

An Alliance worker in Indonesia uses soccer to build relationships and share the love of Jesus with boys in the community.

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For Such a Time as This

June 2016

United States

:43

At Alliance Council 2015, President John Stumbo encourages the Alliance family to live in preparedness for Christ's return.

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Engaging With Community

June 2016

England

1:04

Alliance workers in London explore creative, relevant approaches to forming meaningful relationships within a very "private" culture.

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Broken and Willing

June 2016

El Salvador

1:08

A former Envision staff member in El Salvador quotes Alliance founder, A.B. Simpson, about the need to be meek, broken, and yielded.

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A Story from Paris

June 2016

France

1:29

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

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Coach and Mentor

May 2016

United States

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A coach at Crown College mentors his players and other students to be passionate Christ followers.

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One Again

May 2016

United States

1:02

An Alliance pastor rallies his church and small Nebraska community to build a home for a family who lost everything in a flood.

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