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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|

Grace Church: Outreach Through Upward Sports

In January, 400 children along with their families will burst through the doors at Grace Church in Morton, IL, to participate in Upward Sports. Since 2002, a team of volunteers has been building children, first through sixth grade, through basketball and cheerleading. Grace Church uses the opportunity to not only [...]

November 28th, 2019|

Great Oaks Church Vision: 10 New Churches in 10 Years

A month ago, Great Oaks Church in Germantown Hills, IL, realized its first step toward a big vision: To plant 10 new campuses in the next 10 years. Their vision is fueled by a desire to help as many people as possible to take their next step toward God. On [...]

November 21st, 2019|

Crossroads Church Napoleon Celebrates 10 Years

Ten years ago, Crossroads Evangelical Church, Wauseon, Ohio, launched their first church, in nearby Henry County, and Napoleon became the home of a new Crossroads Church. In October, Crossroads Church celebrated its 10-year anniversary while anticipating their future. In 2007, Crossroads, Wauseon, gathered a group of 60 people who were [...]

November 14th, 2019|

Fort Wayne Churches Join to Serve on Engage Sunday

Five Fort Wayne area churches came together on August 25 to serve their community on a day they call Engage Sunday. For the past 6 years, their combined vision for Engage Sunday has been “to serve and celebrate together.” This year, almost 1200 people accomplished 27 projects throughout the city. [...]

October 31st, 2019|

LifeChange Camp Hosts African Children’s Choir

When LifeChange Camp in Clinton, Missouri, hosted the African Children’s Choir in August, they provided more than just a choir performance from the world-famous group. Their visit also provided a rest for the choir members at the FEC facility and a reunion for camp staff member Kristine Detweiler. The choir [...]

October 24th, 2019|

Crossroads Church, Wauseon, Creates Partnerships in Southern African Countries

Crossroads Evangelical Church in Wauseon, Ohio, has planted 4 churches and hosted numerous interns, but for Pastor Matt Boyers, their reach goes beyond the tri-state area of Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. When the team from Crossroads and Archbold Evangelical flies to Mozambique next month, they will walk 6 miles of [...]

October 17th, 2019|