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Great Oaks Reaches Online Viewers During Quarantine

Reaching online viewers has been an ongoing ministry of Great Oaks Community Church, Germantown, Illinois. But, when Easter gatherings were cancelled due to a shelter-in-place order, the Great Oaks staff found unique ways to bring Easter to their entire community which encompasses two local church campuses. With Easter worship gatherings [...]

May 28th, 2020|

Fort Wayne Man Serves Food, Brings Light in Dark Time

While business closures have presented challenges to many people during this time, it has opened opportunities to serve those in need. Paul Cole, a Fort Wayne, Indiana, native and member of Crossview Church, worked in the restaurant business for 25 years, and he has stepped into the current crisis to [...]

May 21st, 2020|

Wave Community Church Hosts Drive-in Easter Service

When the Wave Community Church launched their first worship gathering on Easter 2015, they could not have imagined what would happen on Easter this year. Their young church of 100 people drew 500 people to a drive-up Easter service that they hosted in a parking lot just outside of Deshler, [...]

May 14th, 2020|

Kansas Pastor Offers Life Coaching Principles in New Book

In 2012, Grace Crossing, Moundridge, Kansas, was launched with a vision to reach people who were disconnected to church. That passion fuels the ministry of Grace Crossing, and it motivates Pastor Jason Rains to reach out to people who might not come to his church. That motivation inspired him to [...]

April 30th, 2020|

Angola Church Hosts Resident, Seeks to Raise Leaders

Charles Colson said, “The true mark of a Christian leader is trying to build up other people. Raise up other leaders!” When John Mueller joined SonLight Church eight years ago, he brought a vision for raising up leaders within the church who have a passion for the Angola, Indiana, community. [...]

April 16th, 2020|

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|