FOWM

FOWM #245 -Sharing Good News through the Arts in France

For 17 years Covenant global personnel (missionaries) have been serving with La Fonderie, a ministry in Paris that exists to express the power and beauty of the gospel in and through the arts. As part of this creative ministry, a multifunctional art space was opened in 2006 in the heart of the city, a place…

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FOWM #244 -Church Planting in India

This month’s FOWM project in South Asia invites you to join an endeavor to plant 50 new churches that will serve communities throughout India with the whole gospel. IFCM, a Covenant church and partner of Serve Globally in India, draws its inspiration from Matthew 9:37-38: “Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful,…

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FOWM #243 -Leadership Renewal in Latin America

One approach rarely fits all, and local Covenant church leaders in Latin America face different obstacles—but the need for spiritual and theological renewal is a common cry from these leaders who tirelessly serve their churches and communities. FOWM Project #243 seeks to support leadership renewal efforts in a variety of ways.

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FOWM #242 – Theological Education in the Middle East North Africa

The Christian population in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) is a small minority in a predominantly Muslim society—but there are increasing numbers of Christians there who identify as Muslim background believers. In that context, theological education is necessary to provide a strong foundation for Christians.

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FOWM #241 – Regional Retreats

Self-care. Community. Team-building. For these reasons, our missionaries need to step back from their work schedules and join together at least once a year for times of refreshment, encouragement, and renewal. These times of retreat are essential to keep the challenging work of mission grounded in vibrant faith in Christ. Retreats give our missionaries the…

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FOWM #240 – Training and Transformation in Mozambique

The Covenant Church in Mozambique (CCM) is thriving as it bears witness to the good news of Jesus Christ in word and deed throughout the country. As CCM has focused on evangelism and church development, more than 60 churches have emerged in central and northern Mozambique. CCM is working hard to train leaders, evangelists, and…

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FOWM #239 – Training Leaders for Healthy Churches in Spain

As Spain moves toward becoming a more post-Christian society, churches need to be at their strongest. Our partner church in Spain is FIEIDE, Federatión de Iglesias Evangélicas Independientes de España (Federation of Independent Evangelical Churches of Spain). Currently, in the Spanish Federation of Churches (SFC), 59 percent of its 69 established congregations have fewer than…

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FOWM #238 – Sharing the Gospel in Nepal

We take many things for granted. For example: access to the gospel, biblical teaching, and Christ-centered programs through radio and television. However, in many parts of the world, such as in rural Nepal, channels of gospel communication are simply not there. Consequently, many people do not have the opportunity to hear the Christian story. This…

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FOWM #237 – Latin America Ministry Exchange

We often hear it said that the most valuable resource an organization possesses is human resources. Serve Globally believes that wholeheartedly! That’s why I’m excited to tell you about this FOWM project that seeks to develop ministries by way of leadership cross-pollination in Latin America and the Caribbean. Across our Covenant churches and partners in…

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FOWM #236 – Indigenous Leader Training for the South Sudanese

The phenomenal growth that is happening in the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan and Ethiopia (ECCSSE) is astounding. With a total of 391 congregations and attendance of 35,923 members, the ECCSSE currently hosts the second largest population of Evangelical Covenant Church members in the Africa region, second only to the church in the DR…

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