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Ebola Recovery
Even as we look forward to the end of the epidemic, it will not be over for many. There are open doors and open opportunities to share Christ in all His fullness during this time of crisis.
Kids in Crisis Centre
There are more than thirty kids at the Kids in Crisis (KIC) Centre, ranging from newborns to early teens.
[Video] Ebola Response in Guinea
The World Health Organization reports that over 10,000 people have died from the Ebola epidemic; almost all of them lived in the three worst-affected countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. The number of new cases per week is diminishing...
Bright Colours, Bright Hope
The Niger Vocational Centre teaches girls skills that will improve their future, their children’s future, and the future of Niger.
As in the Days of Elijah
Just as in the days of Elijah, God answered prayer for rain.
Praying on Air
A Guinean church received a great return when two people invested in praying over the radio.
Making a Real Difference
Good-hearted kids living on mission raised over $2,000 for the Kids in Crisis Centre in Guinea!
Pray for Freedom
A story from Niger about the reality of the spiritual world.
Just Like Me
By hearing the story of Jesus’ birth, a young mother learned to accept her unexpected pregnancy.
The Village Tailor
God spared the life of the village tailor so that he could hear the Gospel.
Bound by a Dream
An obedient son risked his life to be reconciled with his family, who once plotted to kill him because of his faith.
A Girl for Christ
A lone Christian student boldly proclaims the truth and is not afraid to share the Gospel of Christ to her peers.
Striking Back with Love
What would you do if someone else’s child was treated unjustly?
Fields of Dreams
One village in Niger is taking the initiative to develop their community through education and agriculture, and they are changing lives.
Finally Home
In October 2014, I heard about a refugee program on Context with Lorna Dueck...
Abundance of Youth
This river flows between Kinshasa, the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo. These are two of the major cities where we focus our ministry...
On Mission Together
Copper Canyon is home to the Tarahumara tribe, one of the least-reached communities that we work with. Thanks to all of the donations from the C&MA Women’s Ministries, we have received over $80,000 (after the exchange rate) for the construction
Breaking through the Shell
God can use the eagerness of children of international workers to break through the shell that encases the hearts of their friends from the truth.
Fun with Fulani Friends
IW Kristi Hopf shares her experience at a baby-naming ceremony with her Fulani friends.
Cova turned down a lucrative business career to share the Good News to his people group in Guinea.
Building Churches Around the World
YOU can help fulfill the global vision of the C&MA by supporting our international workers (IWs) serving in church ministry. Pray that the churches where they serve will be healthy Great Commission churches that win people for the Lord, build believer
The Ultimate Internship
The WAVE Program is for people who have sensed a vocational call in their lives for cross-cultural, overseas ministry and want to take the next steps of discernment and preparation. Participants enter into either a one-year internship or...
Revival in T-Town
After ten years of faithful witness, one of our IWs is reaping the harvest of a revival in one town, which is now spilling into a neighbouring village.
Nice to Meet You: Kathy Johnson
Leaving for Guinea in July 2016, Kathy Johnson gives us a glimpse of her journey leading up to her calling of living on mission overseas.
Source of Power
The village sorcerer enters into a Christian woman’s business and asks her to use her electricity to charge her phone, which presents the question, “Where is the origin of your source of power?”
Caring for Co-workers
This IW exchanged criticism with encouragement in the workplace, and God’s love poured down on her co-workers.
Intern(ational) Adventures: Stories Under the Stars
Katie was an intern in the WAVE program. She recounts her experience of being an intern for two years in Niger and Guinea.
Alliance World Fellowship – Day 2 in Bangkok
Ron Brown reflects on his second day in Bangkok for the Alliance World Fellowship's (AWF) Quadrennial Convocation 2016 (October 11–16, Bangkok, Thailand).
(Intern)ational Adventures: Holding Gods Hand in Africa
“Michael” was an intern in the WAVE program. He recounts how this experience shaped him.
A Future in Missions
As a single mom for 25 years and widowed for the past 15, Kathy had several international workers (IWs) stay in her home. She became fascinated with their stories.
Updates from Around the World
Many families leave their villages to sell their handmade jewellery. Distributing these items through Brave Heart Collective will decrease the necessity for families to travel far from home.
Alliance World Fellowship – Day 4 in Bangkok
Have we achieved institutional status and found a certain comfort level, no longer having our original passion for lost people?
Small Gestures
Pastor Kyla Ward of Victoria Alliance Church went on a life-changing trip to Senegal to distribute Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes with Samaritan’s Purse.
Christmas in Africa
The Holy Spirit used an international worker’s broken language skill to speak clearly at a church on Christmas Day in Africa.
Lasting Happiness
An international worker was able to use his past experience with drugs and alcohol to explain to a seeking friend that these things will not provide lasting happiness.
Lifting Fear Aside
An international worker from the Desert Sand region shares how God delivered him from intense fear after witnessing his son’s leg getting run over by a bus.
118 People in 5 Days
When the Niger team sat down to calculate how many lives the love of God had touched that week, they were astounded!
The Spiritual Challenge of “Showing Up”
Sometimes, God asks us to be present and available.
Never Alone
Lent Day 3: I stared up at the star-spotted sky ... I felt so small and insignificant.
Mission Accomplished for Toronto Resident
Mary Long served in Malawi for a total of 16 years, where she and her husband founded a Bible school together.
Well Well Well
THREE well-digging projects have begun in three different village areas in Niger.
The Compassion and Forgiveness of Jesus
Seekers in North Africa fell in love with traits of Christ that they couldn’t find in their own religious belief system.
Updates from Around the World Spring 2017
Praise and prayer items from our workers.
A Regional Video - Desert Sand