Mission Stories

  • Sorrow upon sorrow

    By: Nishan Bakalian Aug 06, 2020

    “It’s an earthquake!” As the ground rolled under our feet at Haigazian University, we stirred with uncertainty as to how long it would last.Seconds later, when an explosion blew out windows all around, we realized that the first was not an earthquake at all, and that we had entered a new, sad chapter in the current history of Lebanon. Sorrow has been heaped upon sorrow.

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  • Pray with East Timor Sunday, August 9, 2020

    By: Monica Liddle Aug 03, 2020

    Screen_Shot_2020-07-20_at_11.36.04_AM.pngLectionary Selection:  Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

    Prayers for East Timor:

    East Timor has so far navigated the viral pandemic with ZERO deaths. Pray that the country’s leadership in government, health care, and education, can continue to guide the people through the coming months with continued safety and health for all. Pray for Indonesia, which is East Timor’s next-door neighbor, who is suffering with over 85,000 cases and 4,000 deaths. Indonesia creates a...Read more...


  • Churches and their Contribution to the Integral Well-being of Families in Mexico / Las iglesias y su aporte en el bienestar integral de las familias:

    By: Cindy Moraga-Selva Jul 31, 2020

    In February, the Churches of God in Mexico City held workshops related to the daily life of families.  

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  • The Church and the struggle against Corona in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    By: Bryan Parrish Jul 30, 2020

    Coronavirus, Covid 19, social distancing: these words have all become a part of the vocabulary worldwide in the last three months. 

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  • Responding to COVID in Kenya

    By: Brigitte Eale Jul 29, 2020

    Dear Friends,

    Warm greetings from the Orgnization of African Instituted Churches ( OAIC) in Nairobi, Kenya.

    I rejoice in God for blessing me with wonderful people with whom we partner.

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  • Pray with Nicaragua Sunday, August 2, 2020

    By: Aura (Violeta) Rocha-Areas Jul 27, 2020

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    Lectionary Selection:  Matthew 14:13-21

    Prayers for Nicaragua:  

    Oh Father, sad news arrives today, as it arrived to Jesus, about the death of his cousin, John the Baptist, and he looked for a solitary place in order to feel his grief. Today, like Jesus, we too look from afar at the burials of our beloved dead because of the pandemic. We look from a distance, we cannot even live the human...Read more...


  • Responding to Corona in Indonesia – Lasting Change?

    By: John Campbell-Nelson Jul 21, 2020

    Dear Friends,

    Grace to you, and peace, in the fifth month of the Time of Corona. As in the United States, places of worship here in Indonesia have been closed to public worship for several months now. 

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  • Pray with Korea Sunday, July 26, 2020

    By: Thomas Smith Jul 21, 2020

    Lectionary Selection:  Matt. 13:31-33, 44-52

    Prayers for Korea:  

    Father and Holy Spirit,

    Your power and love are beyond reckoning.

    In such a time when fear grips humanity, we seek the comfort that only You can provide; so that we may endure our difficulties and stand with our siblings.

    In the blessed name of the Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, in whose name we pray, Amen.

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  • African Seminaries

    By: Bosela Eale Jul 20, 2020

    Dear Partners,

    I am grateful to God for the opportunity given to me to share some of the highlights of the activities I organized for the first semester of this year 2020.

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  • Un Día Sin Nosotras: A Day Without Women

    By: Abigail Fate Jul 16, 2020

    On March 8, 2020 – International Women’s Day – women and girls across Mexico took to the streets to march, protesting the rampant violence against women that is so prevalent across the country.

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