• The Aroma of Christ Spreads Throughout Taiwan

    May/June 2021

    Alliance Life

    Have you ever been called to a vision that feels too big to handle? That seems to be the way […]

  • Faith Strengthened Through Crisis

    March 18, 2021

    News & Stories

    A newly appointed worker couple experiences God’s protection.

  • No Other Gods

    October 24, 2018

    News & Stories

    “She wants to get rid of all the god stuff in her house. What should we do?”

  • A Slow Progression to Faith

    May 22, 2018

    News & Stories

    When I asked Lina if she was ready to receive Christ, she said, “I am at 50 percent right now—don’t push me!”

  • Prayer Is Primary

    Mar/Apr 2018

    Alliance Life

    Requests from our Alliance family

  • Jesus Took Care of It

    August 22, 2017

    News & Stories

    God’s redemptive work extends to our hearts, minds, and bodies.

  • The Power of Words: A Redeemed Life

    April 20, 2017

    News & Stories

    “You’ll grow up to be a beggar,” Winnie’s dad told her.

  • Prayer is Primary

    Jan/Feb 2017

    Alliance Life

    Prayer requests from Alliance workers around the world

  • 8 Photos of Christmas Around the World

    December 21, 2016

    News & Stories

    See how Christ’s birth is celebrated in various Alliance fields around the world.

  • True Mercy

    Nov/Dec 2016

    Alliance Life

    The C&MA has a rich legacy of ministry among the disenfranchised. From our founder’s outreach to immigrants in New York […]

  • Caring for Migrant Workers in Taiwan

    Nov/Dec 2016

    Alliance Life

    C&MA International Ministries assigned us to serve in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. As we began to minister among the Vietnamese diaspora, we […]

  • Prayer is Primary

    Nov/Dec 2016

    Alliance Life

    Cambodia “I’d rather stay here and study Christian Family [a Bible-study book] than go away and make a lot of […]

  • The Time for Taiwan Is Now

    September 16, 2016

    News & Stories

    In spite of opposition, the gospel is taking root in hearts.

  • The Heart of Asia

    Sept/Oct 2016

    Alliance Life

    As I was walking down the bustling streets of Ximending in Taipei, Taiwan, toward my apartment, I noticed a promotional […]

  • Life Is Precious to Him

    May 6, 2016

    News & Stories

    When Tran told her husband she was pregnant, she was dealt a shocking blow.

  • Holy Week Reflections: Jesus’ “Parade”

    March 22, 2016

    News & Stories

    This is HOPE—and so much more.

  • Alliance People Safe after Taiwan Earthquake

    February 10, 2016

    News & Stories

    Alliance workers and churches are safe after a 6.4 earthquake struck Taiwan February 6 at 4 a.m., killing at least […]

  • Taiwanese Respond to Good News during Christmas Outreaches

    January 25, 2016

    News & Stories

    The school principal, a devout Buddhist, said she was very moved by the Christmas story and hoped that some of the children would become Christians someday.

  • Taiwan Christmas Event Draws 125 Visitors

    January 9, 2014

    News & Stories

    Around 125 people squeezed into our church building—more than 110 were from our community.

  • The Power of Practical Prayer

    October 11, 2013

    News & Stories

    Pigs teach a lesson on prayer.

  • School Camp Opens Doors to Show Christ’s Love

    August 20, 2013

    News & Stories

    The principal, who is not a Christian, said, “Since we know these teachers are religious, we need to give thanks to the Lord.”

  • Answered Prayer Draws Widow to Jesus

    January 22, 2013

    News & Stories

    “I have a friend who enjoys gambling, and I have prayed for him to stop. One day he went out to gamble. Just then he felt as if there was a person pulling on the corner of his clothing, telling him to stop gambling.” Read the rest of the story . . .

  • 100 Percent!

    December 18, 2012

    News & Stories

    Lena definitely had an interest in Christ. “BUT DON’T PUSH ME!” she emphatically told us.

  • Prayer Diverts Typhoon; Children’s Camp a Success

    August 29, 2012

    News & Stories

    The day before our children’s camp at a public school, the principal warned that a typhoon was on the way, and the event may have to be canceled. As we left the principal, my husband said we would pray that the typhoon would move away from the area . . .

  • Being Light in a Dark Land

    August 6, 2012

    News & Stories

    “Why did Jesus die on a cross?” two young girls asked as they approached me on their bicycle. In this area where less than 1 percent of the people follow Jesus, this encounter illustrates exactly how we see our ministry here.

  • Did God Forget?

    May 4, 2012

    News & Stories

    “‘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.”

  • Because You Prayed . . .

    December 29, 2011

    News & Stories

    When Mr. Tsai was in the last stages of lung cancer, Alliance workers in Taiwan visited him in the hospital […]

  • Because You Prayed . . .

    December 29, 2011

    News & Stories

    When Mr. Tsai was in the last stages of lung cancer, Alliance worker visited him in the hospital and shared Jesus with him. They asked the Alliance family to pray for him as he considered putting his trust in God, along with the ramifications of that decision.

  • From Prison to Praise

    November 16, 2011

    News & Stories

    Swerving to miss an old man on a scooter, Jonathan intentionally drove his car into a field. The car rolled over and over again as it crashed through the field.

  • The Face of The Alliance

    May 12, 2011

    News & Stories

    The following is adapted from a recent update by Tim and Penny Iverson, who serve among the working class in […]

  • Proclaiming the One, True God

    February 25, 2011

    News & Stories

    By Fungyee Lam, serving in Taiwan The following is an adapted excerpt from Fungyee’s recent prayer update. The city of […]

  • The Hurting Children of Qidu

    February 1, 2011

    News & Stories

    By Fungyee Lam, serving in Taiwan The following is an adaptation of an article by Fungyee Lam. Love, attention, and […]

  • A Chinese New Year Blessing

    January 28, 2011

    News & Stories

    During the Chinese New Year, Alliance workers in Taiwan have rented an advertising truck, featuring an audio pronouncement of God’s blessing for the New Year, along with Scripture verses conveying the idea of “blessing.” Read how you can pray about this outreach.

  • Rocky Soil

    January 6, 2011

    News & Stories

    By Mark Edwards, serving in Taiwan The following is an adapted excerpt from Mark’s recent prayer update. Taiwan’s western, coastal […]

  • Peace and Blessings for Keelung

    August 23, 2010

    News & Stories

    After participating in a summer outreach in the downtown area of Keelung, in northern Taiwan, an Alliance worker shares about the challenges of ministry among this resistant people group.

  • Divine Encounters Result from Alliance Summer Camp

    August 3, 2010

    News & Stories

    By Mark Edwards, serving in Taiwan “Mom, if you want to understand the Bible, you can attend the small group […]

  • Where Is God?

    July 15, 2010

    News & Stories

    By Don Kramer, serving in Taiwan “When you go to the United States, you will take your god with you.” […]

  • From Darkness to Light

    March 9, 2010

    News & Stories

    By Tim and Penny Iverson, reaching working-class Taiwanese for Christ Editor’s Note: “In this south-central region of Taiwan near the […]

  • Envision: Empowering Youth for Service in God’s Kingdom

    February 16, 2010

    News & Stories

    After hearing the gospel presented in Chinese, 30 students in Taipei— Taiwan’s largest city—received Jesus Christ as their personal Savior during the Envision conference sponsored by the Alliance Youth Office of the C&MA.

  • Tikka's Story

    September 17, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Tim and Penny Iverson, serving among the working class in Taiwan At an incredibly early hour, the phone jangled […]

  • Typhoon Slams East Asia

    August 12, 2009

    News & Stories

    Taiwan has been inundated with flooding after Typhoon Morakot dumped at least 2 meters (80 inches) of rain on the […]

  • One Amazing Dream

    July 8, 2009

    News & Stories

    By Tim and Penny Iverson, serving in Taiwan In the region of Taiwan where we minister, Christians make up 0.1 […]

  • Homegoing For Retired Philippines Missionary

    February 13, 2009

    News & Stories

    Mrs. Esther E. Kowles, retired missionary to China, Taiwan and the Philippines, entered into the presence of the Lord on […]

  • A Winning Recipe

    April 3, 2006

    News & Stories

    By an Alliance worker in Taiwan    Several years ago when I approached the local kindergarten principal to ask if […]