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Drugs Enforcer Turns Drug Offenders into Warriors for Christ

Mitch Nedrow, the lead drug detective for Harvey County, Kansas, spends his days working with drug offenders and gang members. Then, two evenings each week, he runs Warriors for Christ, an intense fitness training class at Grace Crossing Church in Moundridge, Kansas, that often includes people he has arrested on [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Beyond Calling: Assessing Potential Church Planters In-House

“The most privileged and challenging role on earth.” That’s how Tom Bennardo describes a church planter’s role. Tom is a part of FEC’s church planting staff and serves as the director for the western United States. He, along with Scott Wagoner and Jay Nickless have seen interest in planting new [...]

May 24th, 2018|

Grow Your Investments & the Kingdom with CSF

CSF Serves Investors & Churches What if you could invest your money and support churches at the same time? The Fellowship of Evangelical Churches (FEC) provides that opportunity for people through its non-profit affiliate, the Christian Service Foundation (CSF). Dave Teat, President of CSF, operates the investment service that allows [...]

May 17th, 2018|

Love in Action at Pine Hills Church

Reaching out to local communities looks different from church to church. Pine Hills Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, reaches out to their community through an initiative called Love in Action. They desire to be a healthy church that transforms the community around them, putting Jesus’ words into action, “Love your [...]

May 10th, 2018|

The Basque Story Continues

Here’s a true story with a plot twist that only God could have designed. In the 1990’s, the FEC dreamed of taking the gospel to people groups that remained unreached. In the search for unreached groups, they discovered one region of Europe without a significant ministry: The Basque region. At [...]

April 19th, 2018|

FEC President Visits Israel

A visit to Israel tops the “bucket list” of most Christians. Visiting the New Testament sites of Jesus’ life and ministry bring the Bible to life. Rocky Rocholl, president of the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches, remembers his first trip to Israel in 2015 as life-changing. He notes, “The Bible is [...]

April 12th, 2018|

A Synergistic Partnership in Bolivia

Ten years ago, when Grace Community Church in Newton, Kansas, followed God’s leading to become a church multiplication center, they committed to move forward wherever God opened the door. Within a few years, they had planted three churches in the Wichita area, and the churches formed the Kansas Synergy Group. [...]

April 5th, 2018|

Radical Generosity Changes Lives in Adrian, Michigan

Lead with generosity. Follow with faithful stewardship. That’s the message Caleb Barrows and Nate Hamblin, pastors of Neighborhood Church, are teaching their congregation in Adrian, Michigan. Some might think that would be a tough sell in this asset-limited community. But not with Neighborhood Church. In one weekend alone, this group [...]

February 22nd, 2018|

Podcasts Provide Firm Foundations

FEC churches are known for strong, Bible-based teaching. Today this training is easier to access than ever before. That’s because Firm Foundations, FEC’s weekly radio outreach, is now available on your favorite podcast platform. Hosted by FEC and contributing pastors, Firm Foundations features FEC pastors’ Sunday morning messages, as well [...]

February 15th, 2018|

No “One Size Fits All”

“Why is FEC planting churches?” That was the question a friend asked me recently. He quickly followed up that question with a second: “What’s your method?” My answer to the first question was pretty simple: FEC believes that lost people matter, and we want to introduce Christ to as many [...]

February 8th, 2018|