• Growth, Gratitude in Ivory Coast

    November 20, 2017

    News & Stories

    In this adapted report, the author describes his “best trip ever” to the West African nation where he and his wife served for nearly three decades.

  • A Storytelling Revolution

    May 27, 2016

    News & Stories

    You Christians usually just preach at us. But this is how we share truth—keep it up!

  • They Need a Story Too!

    May 20, 2016

    News & Stories

    We are grateful to God for leading us to people like Mary who need to hear His story.

  • Alliance People Safe After Beach Attack

    March 14, 2016

    News & Stories

    Among the 16 civilians targeted in the beach attacks, all but 4 were Ivoirians.

  • The Offering Plates Were Too Small

    November 4, 2015

    News & Stories

    African Alliance women gave more than $3,000 to help persecuted Middle Eastern Christians.

  • Alliance Church Opens Doors to Homeless

    March 12, 2015

    News & Stories

    Christians show the Lord’s love to those who do not yet know Him.

  • FATEAC Robbed

    September 3, 2014

    News & Stories

    Pray that our almighty God will use even this difficult time for His glory!

  • FATEAC West Africa Alliance Seminary

    September 28, 2013

    News & Stories

      Watch this video from Deanna and Randy Harrison in Cote d Ivoire.

  • Pray for Guinea

    July 23, 2013

    News & Stories

    In response to the violence, Christians are seeking to “shine forth the love of Jesus.”

  • Tested Ministry Couple Gives Thanks

    April 12, 2013

    News & Stories

    Their faith would have faltered without the support of other believers.

  • Advent Marks New Beginnings for 2,000-plus War-Weary Ivoirians

    December 12, 2012

    News & Stories

    War-beleaguered Ivoirians embrace Advent’s hopeful message.

  • Congolese Alliance Ministry Couple Suffers Tragic Loss

    November 30, 2012

    News & Stories

    A Congolese couple that cares for orphans and has recently experienced severe loss. You can help.

  • Joy Meets Despair in Nahibly Camp

    February 27, 2012

    News & Stories

    Tens of thousands of people were traumatized during months of violence stemming from the failed 2010 presidential elections in Côte d’Ivoire. Learn how Alliance people are helping to bring emotional healing to hundreds who endured some of the worst atrocities.

  • A New Generation of Isaac Keitas!

    February 24, 2012

    News & Stories

    Burkina Faso field director for the C&MA Andrew Schaeffer reflects on the recent services commemorating the late Dr. Isaac Keita, former dean of West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary.

  • FATEAC Dean Dr. Isaac Keita Gone to Glory

    January 25, 2012

    News & Stories

    “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.

  • A Year, a War, a Reason for Thanksgiving

    December 5, 2011

    News & Stories

    One year ago last week a failed presidential election took place in Côte d’Ivoire that resulted in civil war, which left hundreds dead and tens of thousands emotionally traumatized. A year later there is much to be thankful for, report Jeter and Laura Livingston, who serve at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) in the West African nation’s capital city, Abidjan.

  • God Had Other Plans

    September 22, 2011

    News & Stories

    Burkina Faso-born Fabé and his wife, Rebekah, have an intimate experience of God’s powerful direction on their lives. Their story also reveals how God is raising up young African Christian leaders to reach French-speaking West Africa with the good news.

  • FATEAC Partnership Helps Heal Nation's Wounds

    June 22, 2011

    News & Stories

    “They fired on our bus [when we were] fleeing Abidjan last March; my seatmate—who was shot in the back—died in my arms . . . I’ve been tormented by these images until this seminar, but now I am at peace.” Read how Alliance people are bringing emotional healing—in Jesus’ Name—to Ivoirians traumatized by the recent war.

  • "A Week of Resurrections"

    April 28, 2011

    News & Stories

    Since their Easter day return to war-torn Côte d’Ivoire, international leadership couple Jeter and Laura Livingston, who serve at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC), have been encouraged by recent developments in the beleaguered West Africa nation. “Order is slowly returning,” however, they add, “There are still frightening and dangerous pockets of resistance . . .” Learn how you can come alongside this broken nation through prayer.

  • Joyful, Easter Day Return to Côte d'Ivoire Planned

    April 21, 2011

    News & Stories

    Join the West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) family in praising God for the signs of peace appearing in Côte d’Ivoire this Easter. Learn how you can pray for this war-torn, West African nation in the days ahead.

  • A Ray of Hope for Côte d'Ivoire

    April 12, 2011

    News & Stories

    On the heels of a chilling report from West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) Dean Isaac Keita Friday (April 8), comes hopeful news. “Laurent Gbagbo, one of two men contesting Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential elections last year, surrendered today (April 11) and was taken into custody,” said Jeter Livingston on Monday. He and his wife, Laura, lead the international FATEAC team. Learn how you can pray.

  • Abidjan Deteriorates, FATEAC Closes Temporarily

    March 29, 2011

    News & Stories

    “Events and emotions change frequently in an environment like Abidjan,” says Alliance Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Chris Braun. “It’s hard to know what tomorrow holds; more importantly, the FATEAC community would like to do everything possible to salvage the school year.” Read the latest developments in this fluid situation that demands our prayers . . .

  • It's Complicated

    March 18, 2011

    News & Stories

    “Prayer is desperately needed for Côte d’Ivoire,” observes Dr. Chris Braun, Alliance Regional Director for Africa. “Here is an excellent description of what people are experiencing in this West African nation’s capital city, Abidjan.”

  • Keep Praying for Côte d'Ivoire

    February 24, 2011

    News & Stories

    Staff and students at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) in Côte d’Ivoire are among those suffering the harsh consequences of the West African nation’s ongoing political stalemate, Alliance international workers report. Learn how you can pray effectively for the country and the critical needs of the FATEAC community.

  • Valentine's Day Return

    February 14, 2011

    News & Stories

    Pray for the safety and protection of our international ministry team of three couples, returning to West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC). The six were forced to leave Côte d’Ivoire for Senegal in December due to political unrest that has yet to be resolved.

  • Stomach-Felt Thanks!

    February 2, 2011

    News & Stories

    Côte d’Ivoire’s ongoing, unstable political situation has caused food prices to skyrocket, a disaster for students attending West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) and their families. Some of the 100 kids who are a part of the larger FATEAC community recently gathered to say “thank you” for the food they’ve received because of donors’ generosity. “As you gave to them, so you gave to Him!”

  • Post-election Crisis Continues in Côte d'Ivoire

    January 24, 2011

    News & Stories

    Read an update about Côte d’Ivoire’s ongoing political unrest and the hardship it is causing everyone in the country, including students still attending classes at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) in Abidjan. “Please pray!” urge Alliance international workers who have been forced to leave the country temporarily.

  • FATEAC: Urgent Prayer Needs

    January 11, 2011

    News & Stories

    Côte d’Ivoire’s unresolved political situation has led to skyrocketing prices for basic supplies that include food and fuel. For students at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC), who live on a tight scholarship allowance, “This is a disaster,” Alliance workers report. Learn more about how you can pray for all those associated with this well-respected institution of higher learning, which trains Christian leaders to serve West Africa and beyond.

  • Waiting . . .

    January 5, 2011

    News & Stories

    Political unrest in Côte d’Ivoire has displaced our international team of three couples, serving at West Africa Alliance Theological Seminary (FATEAC) in Abidjan. “We start 2011 in the palm of His hand,” team member Cindy Cook wrote this week. “We are still in Dakar, Senegal, waiting for the political crisis in Côte d’Ivoire to calm down.” Learn more from the FATEAC team leader couple, Jeter and Laura Livingston, about this critical situation.

  • Alliance Workers Leave Cote d'Ivoire

    December 20, 2010

    News & Stories

    Jeter and Laura Livingston, Alliance workers in Cote d’Ivoire, report the political situation that has forced them and their teammates to leave their homes this Christmas and seek refuge outside of the country.

  • Côte d'Ivoire Desperately Needs Prayer

    December 6, 2010

    News & Stories

    “I want to thank the greater Alliance constituency for your prayers-God hears and answers them!” writes Dr. Chris Braun, Alliance regional director for Africa. “We need [you] to pray for the Côte d’Ivoire situation.” Learn more . . .

  • Alliance Leader Urges Prayer for Côte d'Ivoire

    December 3, 2010

    News & Stories

    Côte d’Ivoire needs our prayers during this critical time in its history. Learn why prayer is also needed for those living in this troubled West African nation who are scheduled to participate soon in a key Alliance leadership conference for all of Africa.

  • Africa's First College of Prayer Summit

    July 15, 2009

    News & Stories

    An estimated 75 leaders from 16 African nations will gather for the College of Prayer (COP) Summit in Abidjan, Cote […]

  • My Confession

    February 17, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Deanna Harrison, serving in Cote d’Ivoire I have a confession that is difficult for me to make.  The other […]