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Forty Years of Ministry in Western Africa

Once unreached by the good news about Jesus Christ, the Yalunka people of western Mali (West Africa) are now sharing about Jesus among their own people in their own language. FEC’s West Africa Initiative to the Yalunka stretches over a decade, and links the growing Evangelical Mennonite Church (EMC) in [...]

April 2nd, 2020|

Idaho Church Prepares Leaders

Few FEC churches populate the western half of the United States, and only one FEC church exists in Idaho: Lakeview Bible Church. Lakeview sits 30 miles west of Boise, in Nampa. For the last decade, Nampa has experienced a population boom, and Lakeview Bible Church has been preparing to meet [...]

March 26th, 2020|

LifeGate Denver Creates a Growing Movement

Five years ago, LifeGate Church in Denver, Colorado, launched, believing that God had called them to reach the Denver Metro area. Since that time, they have faced significant challenges, but in February, they relocated to a permanent location and took a leap forward in accomplishing their vision for Denver. Challenges [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Metamora YFC Partners with Area Churches

A visitor to Metamora, Illinois, who wanders into the Campus Life Center may find students playing foosball or video games, cramming for exams, or studying the Bible. Depending on the day or time, the center offers a place for students to connect with caring adults and explore their faith. Although [...]

February 27th, 2020|

Brookside Church Reaches Out to Senior Adults

Men and women who spend their final years in an assisted living or nursing home are an often-forgotten population. However, Brookside Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, is reaching out to these senior adults. As Brookside’s Pastor of Care Ministries, Kent Keener, oversees this growing outreach to 25 facilities in the Fort [...]

February 20th, 2020|

FEC Partners with Arabic-Speaking Church in Fishers, IN

On Sunday evenings, people from Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt worship next to each other in Fishers, Indiana. United by a common language and love for Jesus Christ, the Fishers Arabic Church has created a faith community that reaches out to the large Arabic-speaking community in northern Indianapolis. Although this [...]

February 13th, 2020|

FEC Prepares Church Planters Through TAP Team

Next year, two church planters will start the process of launching new churches in two new communities. But, these planters, Caleb Barrows and Tanner Smith, along with their sending churches and their coach, Jay Nickless, have been working behind the scenes for months going through an assessment, coaching, and a [...]

December 26th, 2019|

Creating Church Partnerships Through ZEC Ministries

In October, Rafieg, a businessman from Sudan, met the church planter he sponsors in southeast India. That connection, orchestrated by Northwoods Church, Peoria (Illinois), through Zion Evangelistic and Care Ministries (ZEC Ministries) was possible through a church planting investment initiative. They hope that this initiative will continue to grow at [...]

December 19th, 2019|

King’s Cross Partners with Training Leaders International in Mongolia

85% of evangelical churches around the world are led by pastors with little or no formal theological training, according to Training Leaders International (TLI). Mongolia is one of those places, and their church leaders represent the first generation of evangelical Christians. In October, Pastor Sam Andres, King’s Cross Church, Defiance [...]

December 12th, 2019|

Fall Bible Quizzing Results

This past November, the annual fall quiz off was held at Miracle Camp & Retreat Center.  Congratulations to all of our FEC quizzers and quiz teams!  We’re proud of all of your hard work, dedication and growth.  A special congratulations to Berne Evangelical Church's team for being this year's top [...]

December 5th, 2019|