World Partners COVID-19 Relief Fund

Here in the US, much about “normal life” has changed with the introduction of COVID-19, but one thing that has been consistent for most of us here is our access to food. Sadly, this isn’t true in many other places around the world. In huge stretches of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, the trickle-down impact […]

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THE FOUR LEVELS OF CONFLICT

We live in a time right now when tension is everywhere. People in our country have rarely been so focused on their own viewpoints on a multitude of issues. As a result, a portion of the populace is looking for allies, and by doing so, they are dividing everyone into two camps: “Are you FOR […]

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Planting Seeds Leads to Generations of Disciples

In 2010, Regional Strategy Coordinator for Latin America Nat Brown held a discipleship training in Guatemala. The event was poorly attended, and those who did attend did not do much with making disciples for the first six months or so. Disappointed, Nat wondered if the training had been a waste of time and resources. Fast-forward […]

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The Return

NATIONAL AND GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER AND REPENTANCE SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 ON THE NATIONAL MALL, THROUGHOUT AMERICA & THE WORLD Over the course of the past 5 or 6 months, there have been numerous calls to prayer, including our own Missionary Church call to prayer (mcusa.org/prayfirst/firstfridayfast/). This global COVID-19 pandemic, the racial tensions that have […]

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October Is Pastor Appreciation Month

Pastor Appreciation Day, also known as Clergy Appreciation Day, is the second Sunday of October. Can we make it like a second Christmas for our pastors in this unbelievable year that we are experiencing? Pastors, like many among us, have faced an unbelievable year. Consider just a few of the ways pastors have had to […]

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PastorWell Update

We have had a good response to the encouragement and ministry support that PastorWell provides. For Missionary Church lead pastors, time is running out to enroll for the grant-covered year of PastorWell services underwritten by the Missionary Church Investment Foundation (MCIF). That offer must be accepted by September 30, 2020. All other church staff can […]

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World Partners COVID-19 Relief Funds Distributed

As of early August, World Partners has distributed funds from the World Partners COVID-19 Relief Fund to World Partners staff in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Malawi, Nigeria, Cameroon, India, and Nepal.  Donations to help those in need in Egypt, Tunisia, and Bangladesh are in process. Due to the lockdown, many households in these regions have […]

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Bill Armstrong

Rev. Bill Armstrong, 73, passed away on July 28, 2020. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 28, 1947, the son of the late Rev. Frank and Jeannette Armstrong. Bill attended Fort Wayne Bible College. He served as part-time youth pastor at West Berne Missionary Church, where he met his wife of 52 years, […]

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YOU CAN CONQUER THE TEMPTATIONS THAT ARE COMING AGAINST YOU!

These are incredibly difficult times for pastors. Many of you are facing real health threats (which in some cases are heightened through your faithful ministry to people) as well as tough decisions, congregational divisiveness, an atmosphere of hostility, and many other challenges. And of course, being isolated from our congregations (our church brothers and sisters) […]

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New World Partners Staff Member

Tegenu Negi has recently been accepted as a World Partners missionary. He travels to and from northeast Africa, serving as a liaison and facilitator to discipleship leaders in the region. Tegenu has been working with World Partners leaders informally for over ten years and became known to World Partners through his late father, Magerssa, who […]

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