2016 Easter Sacrificial Offering

 

 

A recent update from Pastor Bruce ...

“Our team in Liberia is having a great time. Today I baptized 20 and yesterday 4. Have 2 days of pastors’ conference starting tomorrow.”

 

This was a quick aside at the end of an administrative email, which perfectly highlights Pastor Bruce’s understated attitude about his role in the Kingdom. But…

Mar 11, 2016

Changing the World?

By Deborah Yao, Global Outreach Commission Member

Series: 2016 Easter Sacrificial Offering

 

I recently received a letter from a family friend in the Congo. He was a doctor in the Philippines, where I am from, who left a lucrative career to be a missionary in Africa. In the letter, he described a wrenching decision that he recently had to make. His funding had decreased, prompting him to seek a university job in another African country. But it would mean…

 

 

Before Dr. Bruce McDowell, Elaine Pennel and Samuel Kent left for Liberia on March 12, I had a chance to interview Bruce about the trip and what he hopes God will accomplish.

I hope you'll take 13 minutes to watch the video so that we as a church might better lift up the team before the Throne of Grace.  God has…

 

Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain—Psalm 127:1.

Our commission chairman, Russ Pfeifer, an engineer extraordinaire, knows all about bridges. If the concrete’s not properly constituted, over years, structures crumble. Steel bars can bend and shatter, but well-crafted constructions can last for years…