Proverbs 25:25 "Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land."
The International Church of Christ in Nigeria recently concluded a 3-day national staff retreat to review last years efforts toward the Nigerian 2020 Vision and to align goals for 2013 focusing on missions, leadership development, and family systems.
The HOPE Worldwide project in Bodarie, Haiti is a program aimed to serve poor children in a community where healthcare and elementary academics are scarce. Dr. Mark Ottenwellwer, HOPE Worldwide Global HIV/AIDS coordinator, sent this encouraging video, which shares some of the great work happening over there.
I have just been praying what many would consider a Frivolous Prayer.
In 2012, after a tragic accident, a man named Samir became paralyzed from his neck down to his feet. In the following months he underwent several surgeries and painful trials. However, despite months of suffering, Samir made the bold decision to turn his life over to Jesus…
The newly planted International Church of Christ in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (the Bridge Church) is fired up to share their plans to host a community worship concert, “Rise 2013,” on February 23rd.
Thinking of doing the "One Year Challenge"? Hear from someone who is presently taking it in South Africa
Jacob Mitchell’s 2013 is off to an adventurous start! Disciple Adventures asked him how he got from Kansas City to Johannesburg, South Africa.
The American Commonwealth Region of the International Churches of Christ is a family of churches located near the east coast of the United States. This video highlights some of the their goals and visions for the next seven years.
PORT HARCOURT – Feb. 05, 2013 – More than a billion people have no access to potable water, according to the World Health Organization, causing 1.6 million deaths every year from illnesses that could have been prevented with safe drinking water and basic sanitation.
Would you like to help parents in your congregation and community with biblically based, professionally developed, and captivating multimedia materials? Would you like to learn life-changing parenting principles and skills for yourself? Would you like to be able to help older disciples who feel stuck spiritually?
Kinshasa is the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to almost 8 million people. Kalala Moses Gad, leader of the International of Church of Christ in Kinshasa, was please to share with ICOC HotNews how the Lord added many souls to their number last year.
May 2-5, 2013
Introduction by Bart Daniel, HOPEww Global Health Development Officer
Most of our stories are about the changed lives of the poor we serve; rarely do we talk how working with the poor has permanently changed our lives.
By Dr. Mark Ottenweller, Hww Director of AIDS Programs
The top story for 2012 was the World Discipleship Summit!