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Fervent prayer

Fervent prayer

I am new to The Wesleyan Church but not to the family of God. My family relocated to Grand Rapids, Michigan, from the New York City area in 2017. Kentwood Community Church (KCC) was the first church we visited, just two days after arriving in the state. We immediately...
A call during crisis

A call during crisis

A few weeks ago, I was on a call with Bishop Tendero, secretary general of the World Evangelical Alliance. He was discussing briefly what is happening around the world with COVID-19. His first words struck me, “In the Philippines, our mega churches have turned their...
Take time to pray TOGETHER

Take time to pray TOGETHER

All great movements of God seem to flow out of a foundation of prayer. That was true on the day of Pentecost for the beginning of the Church, when believers gathered in one place praying as the Holy Spirit descended and filled them, and it was true in my life as a...
Asian church generously responds to needs during pandemic    

Asian church generously responds to needs during pandemic    

Do you remember what you were doing January 17, just three months ago? Were you planning for what would happen if a global pandemic swept across the world, infecting millions and impacting the livelihood of billions? It is amazing how much life has changed in such a...
A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

A message from Global Partners on coronavirus

As you know, we are all facing a unique challenge with the novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease. We are continually monitoring news reports and assessing our response. So far, we have had to evacuate from or delay returns to three of our locations: two...
Update: Bangladeshi Wesleyans & Cyclone Fani

Update: Bangladeshi Wesleyans & Cyclone Fani

Thank you for praying for our Wesleyan family and the people of Bangladesh! The following has been received from Joshe Bose, district superintendent of Bangladesh: Dear Ministry Partner and Prayer supporters and Brothers & Sisters in Christ, Greetings in His...
Cyclone Fani: 100 million in path

Cyclone Fani: 100 million in path

Cyclone activity continues to impact the countries around the Indian Ocean. Our church family in Bangladesh asks that you think and pray for them in the coming hours. The following has been received from Joshe Bose, DS of Bangladesh: Dear Respected Ministry Partners...
NZ Wesleyans respond to tragedy

NZ Wesleyans respond to tragedy

On Friday, March 15th, a terrorist attack at Al Noor and Lynwood Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand left over 40 dead and additional injured. As the country grieves, our Wesleyan family of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of New Zealand thank you for your prayers as...
Choosing Nepal

Choosing Nepal

“When is it OK to put me first?” This was the question presented to my wife, Saundra, and me in a recent conversation. Our response? Our lives are not our own to do with as we wish. We were meant for a much bigger purpose than accumulating things and simply enjoying...
Uganda: a new beginning

Uganda: a new beginning

January 18-20, 2018, marked a new beginning for The Wesleyan Church of Uganda. The First National Conference of The Wesleyan Church of Uganda was held in Busia, Uganda. The conference was led by Rev. Lucas Hamirie; Dr. Alfred Kalembo, national superintendent of the...
Fergusons sense new calling

Fergusons sense new calling

After 29 years of faithful service with Global Partners, the missions arm of The Wesleyan Church, Jarvis and Sue Ferguson sense God moving them in another direction. As a young girl, God put in Sue’s heart the dream to serve him as a missionary nurse. God clearly...
Caribbean Hurricane Update – Irma & Maria

Caribbean Hurricane Update – Irma & Maria

http://donate.wesleyan.org/werf/hurricaneirma Greetings! Just yesterday I returned from Antigua where I had to stay for two additional days because of the storm conditions which affected the country as a result of the passing of hurricane Maria in the region. Thank...
Storying: Mozambique

Storying: Mozambique

Mendoncia’s baby wails. The teacher frowns. Students turn in their seats. Mendoncia scoots her plastic chair and moves to sit on the tile floor in the doorway to nurse her baby. Teaching continues. The child starts babbling. Other students turn and frown. She...
What do You Fear?

What do You Fear?

The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? (Ps. 27:1–2) PICTURE YOURSELF WALKING through a tunnel late at night. It is so dark that you can barely see your hands stretched out before you....